Here's a James Hardie board and batten combo. The battens are a little thin for my taste.

HardiePanel - cement fiber vertical siding - combine with HardieTrim boards for a board-and-batten look.

It's all in the details.  I love the brick porch,  the lack of railings, the windows, the dormers and the metal roof.  Just beautiful!  Via @southernlivingmag

Exterior: The Front - Palmetto Bluff Idea House Photo Tour - Southern Living - like the combination of the board & batten and the standing seam metal roof. House color is beautiful but too "white" for us.

Board And Batten Siding Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel, and Decor - page 2

Glamorous Wrought Iron Railings convention Nashville Traditional Entry Decoration ideas with arched window black railing board and batten siding braces brick steps front door front

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hardie board colors - could we do vertical siding on the master bedroom addition and another style to blend the addition with the rest of the house?

Rustic looking front entry

Rustic looking front entry with timbers & stone. Palette: dark trim, gray/blue siding, and white windows.

Traditional Exterior Luxury Mountain Homes Design, Pictures, Remodel, Decor and Ideas - page 16

Mixed siding Asheville Mountain Home House Plan - traditional - exterior - atlanta - Max Fulbright Designs