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from Going Reno

Day 12: How Much is Enough

This house is Victorian because it has many steep roofs. This shows shape because all of the roofs from triangle shapes on the roof. A principal of design is variety because the parts of the roof have varying heights.

This was the inspiration for our house design. We couldn't get it exactly because our house is too big and our pitch can't be so high due to hurricanes. I wish we could have duplicated it!

from Better Homes and Gardens

Cape Cod-Style Home Ideas

Extend our roof over the porch and line our stairs up with the front door, then we could add a driveway to the right and have a stone path from the driveway to the door.

from Better Homes and Gardens

One Story Home Remodeling Ideas

Adding dormers helped give this ranch a new look outside and extra room inside. Their classic gable fronts repeat the roof pitch of the original structure. New windows, siding, and porch columns complement the dormers' classic simplicity.