"The front of my house is really bare. I know it needs curb appeal," says Christine Legault, whose log-cabin home in rural Northwood, New Hampshire, faces a lake. We asked architect Lynn Hopkins
, of Lexington, Massachusetts, for a few ideas on how to spruce it up. "It would be fun to push the rustic nature of this house," she said, noting that the wooded lot and lake view reminded her of camp cabins near the Adirondack Mountains.