for some reason I loved sitting on the back porch steps at my grandma's house....I loved the smell of the gardens...the vegetables...the kitchen...all pooling together right there...

Restoring a Historic Federal House in Maryland

An old Queenslander home - up high to catch the breezes, verandahs to keep the house cool- just right for the tropics.

An old Queenslander home - built high to catch the breezes, verandahs to keep the house cool, just right for the tropics.

Queenslander

Queenslander home enclosed verandah Beautiful dark timber decking and white colours on the weatherboard of the home along with the white lattice screening the verandah. All complimented with grey colorbond roof. Just perfect for Australian conditions.

queenslander

My favourite type of house. Owned lots of them over the years.

Still charming Queenslander, Brisbane, Australia. Not apparently after it's use by date yet, although showing the odd sign or two. No front steps! Taken on April 8, 2014

Still charming Queenslander, Brisbane, Australia. This looks like a childhood friend's place in Carl Street Buranda! Where are you now Debbie and Diane? We used to walk to St Lukes together.


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Qld 4101  A typical old Queenslander home...built of wood, on stilts to catch the breeze, surrounded by verandahs.

Outside colour scheme for wood house. Queenslander home.built of wood, on stilts to catch the breeze, surrounded by verandahs.

Timber Home Exterior Colors | The light paint colours are beautiful in this house.

Queenslander homes: large wrap around porches to allow for good cool breezes shading windows from hot sun, Living area is elevated because of flooding, with just storage or extra guest room below.

Why I love a weatherboard house - the classic shadow line created by weatherboards make these houses so much more receptive to colour than a one dimensional rendered surface, ensuring they are a designer's dream.

Why I love a weatherboard home

the blend of greenery against a stately white Queenslander Home sheer beauty

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