6 Home Makeovers: How to Copy the Look

You’ve seen beautiful homes on Pinterest and tried desperately to do your own home update. Here’s your chance to get it right with 6 home makeovers: how to copy the look. If you know me at all, you know I’m a firm believer in loving where you live and feeling great every time you pull into your driveway. Are you just tired of your house or ready for a change? Some simple changes may be the answer! Most importantly, you should love your space.  

That said, our designers at brick&batten recommend paint colors, lighting, planters, porch railings, columns, house cladding, etc. for many homes all over the US.  They are experts in finding undertones in color, and using the fixed elements of your surroundings, to recommend the shade and design elements to bring out the best in your home’s architecture

6 Home Makeovers:

How to Copy the Look

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Ranches are making a huge comeback! We love this ranch; however, it needed an update. The new paint color, dark windows, and cylinder lights created a beautiful makeover.

before & after rendering of a ranch with painted brick

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This California bungalow has always been a favorite! I love the green door and updated railing. No front porch is complete without a Magnolia Porch Swing; therefore we did it all.

before & after makeover of a California bungalow

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Bracken Slate by Benjamin Moore is the perfect paint color and creates a beautiful backdrop for the aged copper lighting from Bevolo!

Before & after of a traditional home given a new paint job and exterior lighting upgrade

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When the client requests dark paint, we love it! Benjamin Moore’s Iron Mountain is a gorgeous warm dark-toned color that is perfect for this traditional house in need of a modern update. Because of that, it has become a go-to color for our designers.

before and after design

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The green landscape, warm color, design, open windows, and gorgeous flagstone make this mid-century modern home hard to resist! Most importantly, the new design looks livable and inviting.

Before and after of a Mid-Century modern home with new windows and paint

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This Carmel-By-The-Sea design was proposed as a quaint local restaurant for the area; therefore we wanted to make it welcoming and practical for the space. The gorgeous ProWood Market brackets bring out the deep color of the door.

blueprint to commercial restaurant makeover

In conclusion, creating your dream space doesn’t have to be hard. It doesn’t have to include tearing into walls and changing rooflines. Our designers at brick&batten are ready to partner with you on an exterior home design. We believe that simple changes create a huge impact! Use the designs as inspiration to copy the look or give us a chance to bring your house to life again. Above all, you should love your space.