A MULTILEVEL RED ROOF
(asphalt) is a total eye-catcher next to white clapboard. “It gives our cottage a dollhouse look,” say homeowners Emily and Jacob Kaler.
THE DOOR AND WINDOWS
were put in by previous owners, but with classic eightlite style and transoms, they don’t stick out as updates.
play off the color of the roof. Comfied up with lumbar pillows, they’re the place for happy hour.
A JAPANESE CEDAR TREE
offers lush greenery yearround. “We like that it’s fluffy, which is why we never trim it,” says Emily.
along the front edge of the lawn create a natural fence; rounded ones are an elegant entry at the start of the path.