Houzz is the new way to design your home.
Fireplace and ability to close doors
Elevard porch with piers, lattice board - we can use rock.
Shed porch, solid rail, maybe a lower sitting rail.
Interesting modern porch design
Color, contrast in batten board and plank,
Color, siding, windows, doors
The use of metal and wood, the form is great, the ines are clean. I love the use of natural wood and shiny metal. The outdoor fireplace and decking is very neat. Maybe use this design for the barn or the kitchen or one or both of the pens of the main dogtrot house