Boost Your Curb Appeal With a Bungalow Look

We cruise through one of our favorite Craftsman bungalow hoods in Houston, searching for curb appeal ideas to steal.

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Green Dream

Homeowner: David Funderburg
House built in: 1928
When he bought it: 2009

\"The fact that the 83-year-old floors creak and sing a little bit when I walk on them is so cool!\" — David Funderburg

Copy the Curb Appeal!
The Paint Colors: House: Colonial Revival Green Stone; Trim: Classical White; Railing and accent trim: Chestnut Bronze (All by Sherwin-Williams)

The Flowerpots: Skip the terra-cotta! Try bright white. Great source:

The Front Door: A true Craftsman-style door has six panes of glass. Find one in mahogany (like David's) at

The Yard: Knock Out roses and hawthorn shrubs fill the front beds. The tree is a Bradford Pear, which blooms white in the spring.

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