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Front Yard Tour: DIY Blog Cabin 2009

A mountaintop getaway takes its cue from nature, with a muted green exterior color palette and “intuitive” landscaping, which utilizes indigenous plants, landscape rocks sourced at Little Pine and natural pathways.

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Photo 3 of 17The front door, built by craftsman Lee Walker, is made of locally harvested, milled and kiln-dried quarter-sawn white oak. Features include a 1-inch red oak sill, red oak and locust trap-style hinges, reproduction surface mount-style hardware and a skeleton key lock. Stained-glass artist Susan McCracken crafted the custom window.


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