Curb Appeal needed

Sarah AndersonApril 13, 2012
Looking for a facelift. Love the bungalow and cottage style. Help!
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Catherine
Your hipped roof dominates the view so you might thing of adding some dormers to break up the expanse. I think the shutters are terrific, but you might think of painting them. Cottage can certainly be added with landscaping - lots of it! Maybe a white picket fence, awesome gate and loose stands of perennial flowers.
    Bookmark   April 13, 2012 at 6:08PM
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Blue Sound Construction, Inc.
Some carriage lights, dormers (if you can afford them) and a pergola/trellis to connect the home with the outdoors. The problem as it appears in the picture is that the house has relatively low walls and a vast expanse of roof, making it look squat. If you break up the house a little, you add some verticality. The nice long windows help, but it would be great if you could get some more indoor/outdoor connection to soften it and break up that roof a bit.
    Bookmark   May 9, 2012 at 2:09PM
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