Beachside Bungalow - Desert Landscape Ideas: 6 Designs to Copy - Bob Vila
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photographed by Thomas Story; courtesy of sunset.com
After: Beachside Bungalow
With plenty of work to do, the couple hired a few contractors to help. John had some woodworking experience from working on movie sets, but left the custom addition, drywall, and stucco application to the pros. As a tribute to the old shack, John milled the original Douglas Fir siding into baseboards, trim, and beams. Outside, the pair designed a drought-friendly landscape with hardy plants, pea gravel, and concrete pavers.