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10 Inspiring Ideas to Create Front Porch Curb Appeal

Creating a beautiful home exterior doesn’t  happen by accident. Here are 10 inspiring ideas create front porch curb appeal. We often worry ourselves about what the interior of our homes look like and rightly so. Who wants to live in a house that doesn’t flow well or doesn’t reflect their personality or design choices? As ...

18 Stunning Pictures of Mid-Century Modern Home Exteriors

Who’s in the mood for some architectural eye candy? Personally, we could stare at photos of beautiful homes all day. Here are some stunning pictures of mid-century modern home exteriors sure to inspire! Do you have a mid-century modern home that needs some sprucing up? Or perhaps your mid-century home just needs a little modern ...

15 BEST Exterior Paint Colors for Your Home in 2021

Finally, 2021 has arrived and with it, new trends in exterior home design that we can’t wait to share with you. Here, we will be diving into one of our favorite topics, exterior paint colors. We have named the 15 best exterior paint colors for your home in 2021.  Read on, as we reveal brick&batten’s ...

2021 Exterior Paint Favorites from Benjamin Moore

Painting a home’s exterior is a big undertaking, but it’s one that is worth it. Our exterior designers often argue that changing a home’s color can make one of the biggest impacts on curb appeal. So it should come as no surprise that choosing a good color and quality paint brand is key, and there ...

Top 10 Exterior Home Design Trends You Must Know for 2021

Top 10 Exterior Home Design Trends You Must Know for 2021 Heading into a new year, our taste in home design is getting a little refresh, too. Whether it’s a new way of living in our spaces or bright ideas for a visual refresh, these exterior home design trends are at the forefront of 2021. ...

What is a Colonial House? Definition and Inspiration

There’s something timelessly classic about a colonial home. As you can probably guess by the name, colonial architecture rose in popularity thanks to some of America’s first settlers. The fusion of European styles in The States led to colonial homes that vary in architecture. That’s why today, we have Spanish, French, Dutch, and British colonials ...

10 Modern Gutter Styles & Downspouts That Are Just Beautiful

Gutters and downspouts aren’t just a necessary part of a home’s weatherproofing, they can also set the tone for your exterior design. Gutters collect the water, while downspouts divert water away from your home’s foundation, reducing the risk of flooding, leaks, mold and erosion. Although all gutters serve the same functional purpose, they come in ...

A Holiday Gift Idea for Homeowners Ready for a Makeover

In 2020, many shoppers are starting their holiday shopping earlier than ever. So chances are, you are already wondering what would be the perfect holiday gift idea. While jewelry, candles, new electronics, clothes, and books are all good bets to put on your wish list. You may be looking at your home and thinking it ...

10 Ways to Get Free or Affordable Blueprints for Your New Home

With the right mindset and budgeting skills, planning a new home can be exciting. Contrary to what others may tell you, it doesn’t need to be costly or stressful. Thanks to online resources, you can even get cost-effective blueprints for a home, which could save you thousands of dollars. We’ve curated this list of 10 ...