The cool-gray stain on the house's individually applied cedar shingles gets a lift from a pale-blue door color. Semitransparent stain: Driftwood Gray, about $34 per gallon; Cabot Paint: A Capella, about $70 per gallon; C2 Paint. | Photo: Ken Gutmaker
Exterior: The Front - Palmetto Bluff Idea House Photo Tour
Exterior: The Front | Using time-tested, durable materials with crisp lines, such as James Hardie board-and-batten siding, plank-style shutters, and a standing-seam metal roof, creates a simple silhouette that won’t tire over time.