Mar 29, 2013 Custom Home Design

5 Craftsman Style Customization Ideas

There’s something special about a Craftsman style home. Something nostalgic, something that is reminiscent of summers spent on a porch swing with a glass of iced tea and your best friend.

Drive down the street of any neighborhood lined with Craftsman style homes and you’ll notice that each one is unique, distinctive, a reflection of generations of family memories.

Today, Craftsman style homes are more popular than ever as more and more families want to create a unique home that’s filled with charm, but modernized for today’s busy lifestyles.

At, we offer a variety of Craftsman exterior design elements that can be used for a variety of floor plans. Select just one or two Craftsman elements, or mix and match styles to create a home that is uniquely your own.

Here are 5 architectural design details that you can use to create your own Craftsman style home:

Craftsman Style Shake Siding

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Pick a color. Any color. At, we believe your home should be built your way. Choose Craftsman style shake siding to give your home Cape Cod charm and knockout curb appeal.

Craftsman Style Porch

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What Craftsman style home would be complete without a porch? A porch is the perfect outdoor room; a place to give neighbors a friendly wave hello as they pass by or watch the sunset.

Craftsman Style Columns

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There is something about Craftsman style columns that give a house a stately appearance that simply never goes out of style. Add stone or brick to give your home a rich, classic look.

Craftsman Style Windows

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Decorative Craftsman style windows are a great way to add nostalgic appeal to your home’s exterior and lots of natural light to your interior living areas.

Craftsman Style Front Door

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Rich, elegant, and classic: a Craftsman style front door gives your home a wow factor that is warm and welcoming.

Find out more about how easy it is to create your own Craftsman style dream home on almost any budget. Visit one of our Model Home Centers to talk with a New Home Consultant. Questions? Ask Julie via Live Chat or call (866) 253-6807. is a custom home builder in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan, and West Virginia (see all Model Home Centers). We offer 41 fully customizable floor plans and a team dedicated to providing the best experience in the home building industry. For more information, Ask Julie by Live Chat or call us at (866) 253-6807.

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