photoshop illustration of cottage exterior remodel
Photo Illustration: Howard Digital

Warm Welcome

Brian and Diane Turner appealed to This Old House to reimagine their cottage's front view, and we called on designer David Heide of Minneapolis for help. "To give the owners a more substantial entry, we extended the existing gable roof above the door to create a new front porch," says Heide. Its period-appropriate details—minimally adorned columns, a square-spindle railing, and a stout fieldstone foundation—completely transform the visitor's approach.
Ask TOH users about Exterior

Contribute to This Story Below