When it comes to 9-year-old Ralphie Parker's Christmas wishes, this Craftsman bungalow sets the scene. Natural materials, specialty wood and hand-crafted details are the hallmarks of these homes.
Get the Look
Wide doors and numerous windows are commonly used to make a Craftsman bungalow feel warm and inviting. Nothing says "A Christmas Story" like an old fashioned radio and a charming mailbox for receiving the secret decoder ring from "Little Orphan Annie".
When Kevin McCallister was left behind while his family traveled to France, he had to defend this classic Colonial-style home from burglars in the 1990 holiday film.
Eye-Catching Colonial Details
From polished nickel fixtures to well-groomed landscaping, the prominent and sophisticated design elements of this Colonial-style home caught the eye of the greedy burglars who were outwitted by an 8-year-old.
Billy Bob Thornton stars as Willie T. Stokes, a miserable conman who poses as Santa to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. The conman begins to understand the true meaning of Christmas after befriending a troubled kid who lives with his grandmother in this Mediterranean-style house.
Mimic the Mediterranean Style
Known for tiled roofs, wooden elements and ornamental front yard details, Mediterranean style offers warmth and romance. It's no surprise that Stokes turned his thieving life around at this charming retreat.