• Craftsman Curb Appeal: Use Period Furniture

    The right furniture can give visitors or potential buyers an excellent first, and probably lasting, impression. Jon Lichterman of Rodeo Realty suggests adding Craftsman or Arts and Crafts-style…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Use New Materials

    A cheerful boating community called River Dunes located on the intercoastal waterway near New Bern, NC, used materials from AZEK on their exterior surfaces like trim, mouldings, porch and…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Go High Tech

    Most of the white you see on this home in the harbor community of River Dunes, NC, is AZEK trim and mouldings, which doesn’t require painting for protection and makes it so you never have to worry…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Consider Your Front Door

    A bold color or a rich stain on an interesting front door can create a positive feeling about a home even before you head inside. This uniquely designed front door helped John Barrentine…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Paint With Pops of Color

    John Barrentine and Chuck Marquardt of the RED Real Estate Group recently sold this stunning Craftsman in Los Angeles' Hancock Park neighborhood, and affirm that the discerning use of color,…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Highlight Stone Masonry

    “Many homeowners tend to be extremely cautious when it comes to choosing a paint color and color scheme for their home. The result is often an entire neighborhood painted in white or off-white," say…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Plant Colorful Flowers

    "Overgrown shrubbery and trees can make even the most well-designed and maintained house look uninviting," according to the experts at The Plan Collection. "Sometimes, these shrubs and trees can be…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Add Mulch

    Sharon McRill of the Betty Brigade suggests getting rid of all dead plants and adding a layer of mulch under shrubs, trees, and in the flowerbeds to 
make the yard look cared for. Mulch comes in…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Don't Hide Architectural Features

    Whether you prune it or pull it, keeping dense, tall foliage away from the house shows off the Craftsman's distinct architectural features to full advantage. The paint colors are by BEHR: Shale Gray,…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Create a Cozy Porch

    Here's another example of taking advantage of the traditional Craftsman deep porch to make a house feel more like a home. Note the comfy seating area in front. The paint colors, by the way, are…   See the Image