An Old House Guy color consultation. When working with brick it’s best to use neutral colors to tone down the brick or dark bold colors to overpower it.
Ugly House Award
Fine Homebuilding gives this house the Editor’s Choice Award. OHG gives this house the Ugly House Award. Not considering the interior, it’s difficult to believe how bad the exterior can be designed. I know Modernists revolt against Traditionalist’s but it looks like they shot themselves in the foot!
Frugality and A Mess of a House
Frugality at the expense of curb appeal. Notice the spandrels made from scrap wood.
This once charming house with ornate pedimented windows was vandalized by someone who did not like vinyl siding but wanted interpreted design in a different and unfortunate way.