Cape Cod-style architecture, complete with gables, columned porches and wood shingle siding, gives this home a stately, traditional presence. Meanwhile, the red front door turns the entry into a focal point.
Talk about a warm welcome! On days when the weather is particularly pleasant, the owners can throw open their Dutch door and greet guests before setting foot outside. The door's pink color is a nice touch, too, as it pairs well with the warm wood.
Capture sophistication and elegance with a muted blue-gray color palette accented by white trim. The traditional front door is painted a deep navy-turquoise to complement the slate gray wood shingle siding.
Red cedar wood shingles were not only chosen for the roofing, but required by the community for a consistent neighborhood appearance. A cupola with a weathervane sits atop the garage as a tall spectacle.
This traditional brick home has loads of curb appeal thanks to a stone walkway, blooming hydrangeas and freshly painted shutters dark green shutters. The wood shingles are a timeless addition to the roof and dormer.
A beautiful brick driveway and lush landscaping leads a Craftsman-style home with stained wood shingle siding and roof. White trim creates a striking contrast, and gray cobblestone walls add natural texture and style to entryway.
Rugged stone steps lead to a personal botanical garden overlooking the mountains. The rustic exterior of the cottage is marked by green trim, wood shingles and a tin roof, and the hardy cottage garden is surrounded by a stone retaining wall.
The one-and-a-half acres making up this remarkable property sit on a bluff overlooking the Caribbean in St. Barts. The buildings—there are eight in all—represent the classic Caribbean architecture: white wood shingle sides topped with a green roof.
This two-story residence reflects a coastal Craftsman style, using a mix of natural materials. The roof and exterior walls feature stained wood shingles accented by white trimmed doors and windows. Gray cobblestone walls define the brick porches, where the family can dine al fresco.
This coastal Craftsman two-story residence uses a mix of natural materials to create its complexity in detail. The roof and exterior walls have stained wood shingles accented by white trimmed doors and windows. Gray cobblestone walls and brick patios surround a beautiful swimming pool for outdoor entertaining.
An inviting porte-cochere trimmed with heavy wood beams connects a side entrance of this French country-style home in Atlanta, Georgia, to a small shed that is set up to serve as a private office or studio. Both structures are clad in whitewashed wood shingles, mimicking the style of the adjacent carriage house garage.
Thanks to its pitched roof, lightly-colored shingles and rustic wood beams, this converted garage feels right at home in its country setting. A long gravel driveway leads directly to the structure and so helps protect the carefully manicured grass from tire tracks.
Peeking around the corner of this cedar-shingled home, visitors arrive at an elevated wood deck on a concrete paver and gravel pathway. The pastoral feel of the property is emphasized in the type of materials used, and the outdoor shower built into the side of the home is a reminder of its proximity to the sea.
A decorative stone finish over the lower portion of the walls adds texture and intrigue to neutral exterior appeal. Wood framed windows compliment the warm toned roof shingles. A collection of shrubs hugging the home add natural color and life.