• After: Pretty Patio

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    After: Pretty Patio

    With a larger porch area, the front of the home appears more fluid. A curved brick wall flows right along a pathway that meets the sidewalk to create inviting curb appeal.   See the Image

  • Before: Dated Dwelling

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    Before: Dated Dwelling

    This midcentury modern home was stuck in the 1960s with bland colors, overgrown bushes and outdated iron railings.   See the Image

  • After: Funky Fresh

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    After: Funky Fresh

    Adding a large deck space made a more effective use of the front yard, while bold orange and blue colors accent the front door to create a welcoming entry. HGTV's Curb Appeal designer, John Gidding,…   See the Image

  • Before: Color Curtail

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    Before: Color Curtail

    While this home is architecturally sound, the monochromatic color scheme does not showcase its original architectural details.   See the Image

  • After: Functional Fantasy

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    After: Functional Fantasy

    Adding red color to the window framing exposes the beautiful architectural features of the house. A stone wall serves as a retaining wall, which helps to effectively frame the brick walkway and…   See the Image

  • Before: Crumbling Cottage

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    Before: Crumbling Cottage

    Forced to spend their time and money fixing the interior, the homeowners had little left to use outside. The pipe railing and baby blue color did not accent the Craftsman architecture of this home.   See the Image

  • After: Sophisticated Showstopper

    By opening up the porch space with a new railing and series of step landings as the pathway to the front door, the Curb Appeal team created a much more spacious and inviting entryway. Painting the…   See the Image

  • Before: Lackluster Landscape

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    Before: Lackluster Landscape

    After being passed down in the family, this home took a turn for the worse. Without color, style or any type of landscaping, designer John Gidding was ready to renovate this home to its original…   See the Image

  • After: Georgian Gem

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    After: Georgian Gem

    Curb Appeal: The Block designer John Gidding accented the classic Georgian architectural elements to update this California home. However, the blue exterior color adds a more modern touch fitting…   See the Image

  • Before: Boring in Beige

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    Before: Boring in Beige

    With Spanish architectural details on an otherwise bungalow-style home, this home exterior was suffering from an identity crisis.   See the Image