Classic board & batten siding. There's such a quiet simplicity about the vertical lines. I so love the black in the top photo there, and the natural here is very good, too.
But, I will always hold a particular fondness for board & batten painted white.
In February 2012, I was pulling together inspiration images for the exterior of our little house. Here is an exerpt from that original post. Enjoy!
It's Friday afternoon, the sun is shining across the keys as I type, and I'm gathering inspiration with images like these. So much goodness, here.
Classic white-painted board & batten exterior, grounded by darker accents and a galvanized tin roof.
The look of old ranch buildings.
An echo of the local vernacular seems to ground a home to its surroundings, gives it place. Like today's telling of a long-ago story.
Oh, my. Board & batten with a stone foundation? Perfection.
Also perfect might be a cup of hot tea on this porch.
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So, we took all that board & batten inspiration, put it together, and this is what became of it:
With that full-length covered porch to be added - hopefully soon!
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