cape cod house exterior

Collection by Beth Macke

56 Amazing front porch Christmas decorating ideas - beautiful and welcoming. Love the punch of red on the front door

56 Amazing front porch Christmas decorating ideas

It's that time of the year again to get started decorating your front porch and front door for Christmas, welcoming your guests into your holiday home.

Could this be done indoors, covering a wall? You could put a window box planter at the bottom with vines growing up from it onto the trellis. You'd have to attach the top to the wall.

Wall Grape Trellis

This is a wall grape trellis that I built a couple weeks ago, but finally got the pictures together. It is constructed out of all heartwood Redwood. I didn't end up putting any finishes on it as I wanted it to naturally age, and didn't want it t...

13 Thrifty Ways to Give Your House Vintage Charm | This Old House

13 Thrifty Ways to Give Your House Vintage Charm

With a few inexpensive materials and a lot of gumption, you can add character to every room without laying waste to your wallet

Country House Plan 87811 | Total Living Area: 1591 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms. #houseplan #countrystyle

Ranch Style House Plan 87811 with 3 Bed, 2 Bath, 2 Car Garage

Country House Plan 87811 | Total Living Area: 1591 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms. #houseplan #countrystyle

Large pergola over patio.

Small-Scale and Savvy

Cynthia Massey calls her residence a garden home, for lack of a better term to describe the contemporary concept of more floor space and less lot. But the original tangled wilderness she saw from her back windows certainly did not meet the definition of a “garden.” “The backyard was a narrow area with a significant […]

French Farmhouse

come over sunday

We're always on the lookout for photo-worthy homes. During Justine's recent travels around Cambodia, she discovered a small village where homes are unobtrusive structures built purely for shelter. Unadorned and basic, but beautiful in their simplicity, these handcrafted homes remind us that perhaps, just sometimes, we overestimate our needs. The ultimate in open plan living - each hut is just one room. The whole family will cook, eat and sleep together. The kitchen stove. The cupboard. Teen…

Scissor Log Cabin

Scissor Log Cabin | McCall Design & Planning

The picket fence is the one we associate with small-town America and our colonial roots. It's the fence most at home in front of Cape Cod and colonial-style homes.

love this cute little country style ranch home!

Home Exterior Finishes...

Justin and I have been thinking about houses. We're about to put our Fort Worth home up for sale, and are looking into options for our next home. Do we want to remodel again? (Asks

Scandinavian cottage. Photo by Trine Horsen.

A Cottage in the Woods - Los Angeles Prop Stylist

Its rather gloomy and rainy here in Santa Barbara, and its times like these I wish I had a little cottage retreat in a wooded countryside. I’d cook up some awesome butternut squash soup in this kitchen. How amazing are the painted wood floors in contrast to the industrial range and the warm wood tones […]

Wareham & Plymouth MA Contractor

Shingle style Nantucket charmer

This domain may be for sale!


Country Style House Plan - 3 Beds 2 Baths 1668 Sq/Ft Plan #929-10

This country design floor plan is 1668 sq ft and has 3 bedrooms and has 2 bathrooms.

curb appeal goal for our house!! (added garage and covered porch on front)

Cape Cod House Plans

This Cape Cod house plan collection features saltbox homes and New England styling. These historical designs are symmetrical or boxy in shape and are available in a variety of sizes.