This beautiful home features the basics of Craftsman style: an inviting front porch plus strong lines that include multiple roof planes and contrasting trim around the door and windows. Even the green and gold colors come from a typical Craftsman palette.
Landscaping incorporates native plants around this charming home. The mulch eliminates the need for chemical fertilizers and requires little irrigation – which means more time spent on the spacious front porch.
Coastal Home Exterior With Horizontal Porch Design
The craftsman facade of the HGTV Dream Home 2013 shows an elevated front porch with support piers and exposed steel hurricane strapping to prevent storm damage. A horizontal mahogany porch railing stands out against the sage exterior and Southern yellow pine timber beams.
A built-in wood bookcase with glass shelves provides a beautiful storage area for books, pictures and other decorative items. Wood molding, which matches the bookcase, connects all angles of the room, disguising a wet bar hidden behind a wood door.
Craftsman Kitchen With Red Wood Cabinets and Green Subway Tile Backsplash
New cabinetry, countertops and a green subway tile backsplash turn this Craftsman-style kitchen into a 21st-century treasure. Existing saltillo tile flooring ties in with the red tones in the cabinetry, while the apple green tile complements it.
John Barrentine and Chuck Marquardt of the RED Real Estate Group recently sold this stunning Craftsman in Los Angeles' Hancock Park neighborhood, and affirm that the discerning use of color, including classic red and yellow on an olive background, added immensely to the curb appeal.