Window boxes add a lively arrangement of color to the cedar siding. “The window boxes are very much a part of the Vineyard experience, and pertain to what is happening in each room so you look out and they are color coordinated,” explains interior designer Linda Woodrum.
Take advantage of the new pansy breeding by tucking Cool Wave Spreading pansies into window boxes where their stems will create a waterfall of bloom. For pansies in containers, mix a slow-release all-purpose fertilizer into soil prior to planting. This is a secret to strong growth and a steady flower show. In window boxes, pair pansies with upright coppery leatherleaf sedge, like this Bronco ColorGrass sedge.
“Window boxes are very much a part of the Vineyard experience,” explains designer Linda Woodrum of the gorgeous window boxes from HGTV Dream Home 2015. “(They) pertain to what is happening in each room. You look out, and they are color coordinated.”
To freshen up the exterior, existing garage doors and the home's foundation were painted dark gray. Gray shutters are another layer of charm and window boxes and planters bring a pop of color and life.
This hillside canyon retreat brings nature inside with this stunning, modern window. The outdoor space easily feels like part of the home with views of the mature trees and lush landscaping just outside.
Chip and Joanna raised the profile of an ordinary red-brick home in a quiet Waco neighborhood, giving it this bright, updated exterior as seen on HGTV Fixer Upper. The extended front porch is painted a crisp gray and the shutters are black. The gray stone chimney blends well with the soft color palette. A streetlamp and wooden window boxes finish off the details of the exterior.