black windows instantly transform a home from fresh faced school girl into hyper-cool Parisian ingenue. Black is the new black. The iron paned window is less a throwback to industrial chic and more a classic architectural convention
Q- like this porch, and the interior of the house as well. Chip and Joanna Gaines add a helping of Italian flavor to a bland suburban home in an impressive renovation for a California couple.
All the windows were replaced with double-hungs that have a wood interior but a no-paint vinyl exterior that blends with the white trim paint. New composite shutters with a ship's-anchor cutout have operable vintage-look hardware and are wide enough to cover the windows during storms.
A brick pathway leads to a white brick home accented with gray window shutters complementing a gray brick door positioned under a portico lit by carriage lanterns.