Craftsman & Bungalow Facades

robarbaApril 4, 2008

Hi. I am rehabbing and am looking for suggestions on how to improve the facade of the second story of my Craftsman/four square-type house. It has five windows in a row and the rest is siding. Looking for pictures of homes that have original or restored facades that have some character. Examples would be stucco, interesting woodwork and paint schemes. Please post your pics. I really appreciate your help!Thank you.

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allison1888

Here's an interesting article that includes lots of pictures at the bottom. We've owned one Craftsman (sort of a bungalow, but had more light access) and one true four square. With the four square we added a nice full porch across the front and the railing and corbel details make it stand out. A lot of times it's the accents. Hope this helps!

http://www.oldhouseweb.com/stories/Detailed/12269.shtml

Here is a link that might be useful: house pics

    Bookmark   April 5, 2008 at 10:17PM
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theporchguy

Additionally you can find a good selection of books on your home at Barnes & Noble that have many ideas and photos for you to look at.
I use their books alot.

Good Luck

The PorchGuy

Here is a link that might be useful: My Album

    Bookmark   April 13, 2008 at 10:49AM
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robarba

Thank you allison and porchguy!

    Bookmark   April 27, 2008 at 5:08PM
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house_vixen

Loads of inspirational pics from a color consultant who worked with Kelly-Moore on their historic color line. [He also has a book out you can browse.]

Good luck...can you tell I'm in exterior paint mode (or is that another four-letter word?) now?

Here is a link that might be useful: HistoricHouseColors.com

    Bookmark   April 28, 2008 at 10:44AM
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patser

Robert Schweitzer also does consultations.

    Bookmark   April 28, 2008 at 11:32AM
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