Reworking Concepts, Home Planning, Kitchen & Tub Design

A new, wealthy-looking cedar storage door harmonizes with the cedar siding and is surrounded by arched trim to echo the portico’s arch. Additional upgrades include a larger front window, larger dormers, recent roofing, and a gracious walkway with brick paving the emphasizes the inexperienced lawn. A quirky facade with cottage charm had deteriorated over time, leaving the house in shambles.

Colorful landscaping House And Home ups the allure alongside the pathway to the front door. From the surface, this Craftsman fixer-higher seemed to be falling aside.

The siding featured peeling, discolored shingles, and the dark color scheme and rickety stairs set an unwelcoming tone. After a couple of fixes and recent paint, the house regained its authentic appeal. This small 1940s Cape Cod was virtually overtaken by shrubs that crowded the home and encroached the front steps. The uninviting entry supplied zero dimension and little character. After this exterior makeover, …