Best Exterior Redo: Before

Who: Robin Martin
Where: Manchester, MI

What she did: Added a historic color palette—and major curb appeal—to 
an 1870s Italianate plagued by a serious case of the beige blahs.

Why she won: Sacrificed a summer vacation and nine months’ worth of weekends to bring cheery period charm to her home’s tired-looking facade.

Shown: Peeling paint and rotted boards undermined the beauty of this 1870s Italianate.
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