How to improve curb appeal of 1940s colonial/tudor mashup
We moved into our house a few years ago and concentrated our energy on the inside, but the outside has always gotten me down and I'd like to make it appealing. If houses have expressions, mine looks dour. From Pictures
I spent most of yesterday reading the porches & porticos forum, as I've been thinking about adding a portico over the front door. Now I wonder if shutters or windowboxes would help. Or painting the white siding? What do you think? The front yard is very shady, as there are two large oaks, and the landscaping is old and scraggly, but it does provide great privacy to the porch.