Front Yard From DIY Network Ultimate Retreat 2018

This modern, mountain retreat combines quality Craftsman style timber framing and soothing natural colors to blend into the surrounding forest. The calm design invites relaxation in every detail.

Photo By: David A. Land

Photo By: David A. Land

Photo By: David A. Land

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: David A. Land

Photo By: David A. Land

Photo By: David A. Land

Photo By: David A. Land

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: David A. Land

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: David A. Land

Photo By: David A. Land

Photo By: David A. Land

Natural Beauty

Greenery abounds outside DIY Network Ultimate Retreat 2018. A mix of stone work, grass, and landscaping create a warm welcome to this inviting home.
From: Elizabeth Demos

Mountain Modern Entry

Timber framing creates a beautiful accent to the front porch of DIY Network Ultimate Retreat 2018. Using natural wood against the gray exterior creates a natural contrast that echoes the area’s natural beauty.
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Rustic Framing

Exposed wood and stone combine to create a naturally beautiful entry to this stunning mountain retreat.
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Breath of Fresh Air

This large and inviting porch creates a comfortable welcome and reflects the relaxed and restful space inside.
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Porch Sitting Traditions

A traditional wood bench with rustic natural slab tables creates a relaxing place to drink coffee or take in the view on the front porch of this outdoor living space.
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Mountain Whimsy

A folk art inspired cabin reflects this mountain home’s rural locale and adds a sense of place to the entry.
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Watercolor Accents

Pillows in soft watercolor tones and a traditional wood bench invite leisurely evenings spent enjoying the bucolic surroundings.
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Outdoor Living

Painting the ceiling of the front porch in the same dark tone as the exterior of the home enhances the calm feeling of the space while contrasting the light tone of the decking. A blue and white patterned outdoor rug anchors the seating area and creates an outdoor living room you can enjoy year round.
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Craftsman Creativity

Extending the wood framing with a custom inset accent thru the shingles and up to the roofline draws the eye upward and adds visual height to the porch.
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Mountain Modern Woodwork

Inset wood detailing frames the front porch and adds a unique, custom touch to the exterior of this modern, mountain retreat.
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Rustic and Elegant

Black metal framing adds a rustic and timeless feel to these porch sconces. The strong lines of the siding are echoed in the sleek and simple lights.
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Lush Botanical Trio

A trio of planters to the right of the front door add life and color to the porch. The wavy, organic design of the pots adds texture and movement to the entry.
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Sweet and Simple Welcome

A custom house number mounted on a wood base feels unique and personal while the metal planter full of flowers adds a simple and sweet welcome.
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Rural Design

The gray exterior of this mountain retreat is a striking contrast against the exposed wood beams framing the front porch and entry. Loose gravel and stonework add natural texture the fit right in this rural retreat’s mountain location.
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Round the Bend

The winding gravel drive to DIY Network Ultimate Retreat 2018 feels natural and matches the wooded landscape. The rock border creates an organic transition that highlights the thoughtful landscaping.
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All-Star Azaleas

Pink and white azaleas pop with color outside DIY Network Ultimate Retreat 2018.

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Natural Harmony

The simple lines and dark color of this home help it blend the surrounding wooded landscape.
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Wooded Beauty

Exposed wood beams highlight the entry to the house and add a rustic texture to the exterior.
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Lush and Landscaped

Added greenery pops against the gray exterior of the home and frames the porch with life and color.
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Forest Wonder

A mixture of deciduous and evergreen plants frame the home and mirror the surrounding natural beauty.
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Rocky Road

A mixture of loose gravel and stonework frames DIY Network Ultimate Retreat 2018 with light and natural texture.
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Architectural Match

Exposed beam work on the front porch is also found on the garage across the gravel drive. Using similar architectural elements unite the spaces and create visual connection as you approach the property.
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Creative Contrast

Clean lines and exposed beams on this double car garage feel modern and timeless. The mixture of gray siding and exposed wood echoes the design found in the main home.
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Soothing Welcome

Sleek exterior lights highlight the exterior of the modern, mountain retreat. The mix of clean lines and natural textures creates an inviting preview of the design elements found inside the home.
From: Elizabeth Demos