Fixer Upper: Freshening Up a 1919 Bungalow for Empty Nesters
The clients wanted to downsize and simplify, and to find a period home with charm and original detail. Chip and Joanna Gaines helped them find a turn-of-the-century gem and update it to suit their needs while retaining a successful balance of the old and the new. From the experts at HGTV.com.
The front porch of this Craftsman bungalow faces south, so it receives direct sun during the warmest part of the day. By adding a pergola for shade and using a cool color plant palette, the space looks and feels cooler than it actually is. Diamond Frost, Blue My Mind, Laguna Sky Blue, Frosty Knight and Opal Innocence are the plants included in this friendly surrounding that simply says 'welcome'.