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Romantic historic Italian faux villa

By: Tiffanybrooks

Created Feb 18, 2009 with 10,399 views and 236 ratings

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About This Remodel

This house was a 1923 simple Italianate style that was so boring it was hardly noticeable when driving by. I painted a 2 layer 13 color waterstain using simple exterior paint. 1st layer was done with 5 shades of grey and moss green. The passer by's were very curious as to what I was doing. The progress looked quite awful. I designed and installed the hand poured cement walls/columns. The iron on the walls was forged to match the existing original iron skirting under the windows. Window canopies were existing I just painted them black and cream with exterior house paint after scrubbing and cleaning them.

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Tiffanybrooks  Riverside, CA

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