Houzz is the new way to design your home.
288 stucco Ideabooks
Stucco Smooths Modern Home Exteriors
Put your home exterior on an even keel with this versatile, sculptural material that comes in a range of modern hues
"covered with stucco and painted white. This gave the buildings the appearance of machinelike... , but stucco still finds a place, especially in climates conducive to it, such as... color. Stucco is often also used alongside other materials on the exterior surface... white stucco house in Malibu, e.g., acrylic, elastomeric? Why not use a stucco finish... donnerait le stucco blanc pendant nos hivers canadiens mais j'aime bien le contraste l'été..."
Roots of Style: Spanish Eclectic Homes Find a Place in the Sun
Flexible stucco, intricate tiles and more have kept this multicultural style going strong for a century
"xible stucco, intricate tiles and more have kept this multicultural style going strong... regions. Stucco is the next most important element in this style. Historically it covered... description of stucco in the intro. While it is cool looking, stucco is the opposite of flexible... NOT use stucco over lathe. We have stucco and it's the highest maintenance exterior... I put stucco on it. Of course you DON'T was stucco in the area of the water, but..."
Color Makes a Garden Dining Room Sing in Santa Fe
Vibrant stucco walls, living art and chic furniture harmonize in an outdoor dining room in New Mexico
"brant stucco walls, living art and chic furniture harmonize in an outdoor dining... colored stucco walls. The experience is improved by filtered sunlight, diverse plantings... against the stucco backdrop. BEFORE: Haynes had his work cut out for him; this was a serious... orange stucco wall. "The vertical garden takes a lot of care and water in a dry climate... minimized." Stucco walls: custom mixed by El Rey The furniture layout is very similar..."
Houzz Tour: Colorful and Eclectic, With a Coveted View
Nobody wanted to buy this stucco box in Los Angeles, despite the water view. But after 7 years of renovating, the owners are glad they did
9 Top Siding Materials
Everyone knows brick and stucco, but what about fiber cement and metal? Learn about the options in exterior siding before you choose
"brick and stucco, but what about fiber cement and metal? Learn about the options in exterior... synthetic stucco does not. When using synthetic stucco it's therefore important to have... to $20. StuccoAvailable in natural or synthetic form, stucco is a great choice for... Stucco is an excellent siding choice for many home styles, from modern and contemporary... Natural stucco has the ability to "breathe" (allow air and moisture to pass through..."
Houzz Tour: Contemporary Coastal-Style Home in Austin
Light exterior stucco, frameless views and an open floor plan set this landlocked coastal-style home apart from its neighbors
8 Natural Home Materials That Can't Be Beat
See how designing with natural stone, clay, wood and more can give a house luminosity, depth of color and lasting appeal
"hand-mixed stucco and sawn wood board contributes to the story about you and only you... natural stucco is? kayepaa - Natural, or traditional,stucco is a stucco made with natural... synthetic stucco applied to its surface when built. We bought the apartment 10 years... synthetic stucco over ICF construction. I love the look, even if it does not patina.... Maybe real stucco would have been a better choice. Carole Great job! Agree agree agree..."
Studio Tour: Spaciousness Serves an East Coast Artist
A bold, modern studio addition to a traditional Connecticut home offers a sculptor enough room to let creativity run free
"this bold stuccoed addition hosts an expansive artist's studio. Jessica Stockholder and... 'We want stucco cubes,'" says Bergin. Who creates here: Jessica Stockholder Location:... do the stucco cubes look completely out of place next to that lovely home??? It's... painted the stucco in one of the colors of the house to integrate it further. That is... wrong. The stucco cubes should have been a stand alone structure, not tied to the house..."
Roots of Style: Pueblo Revival Architecture Welcomes Modern Life
Centuries-old details of adobe construction still appeal in the desert Southwest, adapted to today's tastes
"smooth stuccoed surfaces under the desert sun. A subtype, called the territorial... of the stuccoed walls. Ironically, Greek revival impressions crept into the genre... walls (stucco outside, drywall inside) that made for thinner sections with a higher... style stucco home. Having just moved from NM, a few comments: much of NM is "the... theme. The stuccoed body with rounded corners mixes elements of Spanish eclectic designs..."
Roots of Style: See What Defines a Craftsman Home
Charming features and intimate proportions have made Craftsman houses an American favorite. See their common details and variations
"layered over stucco, shingles, stone and bricks. Their porches turn back time while providing... stone, stucco and wood siding of many different types is used in this style, resulting... clapboard and stucco exterior wall finishes on this house. Whimsical details emphasized with... shingle and stucco siding, and a prominent porch with tapered columns set atop stone piers... smoothly stuccoed lower elevation with Roman arches supports a smartly detailed upper..."
When to Paint Your Home Gray
This perfectly neutral and highly versatile color can create subtle distinctions among exterior architectural elements or stand on its own
"material like stucco. As a semitransparent stain, gray allow the complexity and beauty of... exception....STUCCO. If you want your house to look like a dreary prison paint your stucco... descript stucco home "the color of dirt". I painted my front door Ticonderoga Yellow... paint our stucco boxes "band-aid pink". Just painted my house BM Galveston Gray, bright... trim. Stucco is naturally suited for gray. The only caveat is that a darker gray..."
Roots of Style: Many Cultures Make Their Marks on Mediterranean Design
If you live in California, Florida or certain other parts of the U.S., your architecture may show distinct cultural influences
"covered with stucco, for their dwellings. Few structures have survived, partly due to the... courtyards, stucco walls, etc. create comfortable, attractive and ..... romantic houses... they are Stucco and, God willing, will be standing for another 87 years! Palladianism... covered with stucco Very comprehensive. I also like the way the pics are arranged and how... textured stucco, cantilevered balconies, varying window shapes and sizes, and especially..."
How to Wash Your House
Avoid damage to siding and plants while getting your home's exterior shining clean, with this guide to using pressure washers and hoses
"pressure wash stucco. In Florida there are tons of stucco exteriors which are pressure washed... house is stucco painted with a non-stick paint that needs no cleaning, but our previous... coquina/stucco finish on my 1925 house and it needs to be washed. A pressure washer... on my stucco. I use it to clean my concrete driveway and the concrete around my... away. Stucco??? How timely! PERFECT! Going to read all the comments for additional..."
When to Paint Your Home Yellow
"yellows of stuccoed exteriors on Tuscan villas to the bright, almost neon palette of some... want to stucco the main floor exterior yellow which represents sunshine. Would these... typical tan stucco California house. Lap siding and yellow paint gave it a cottage look... yellow stuccoed body works very well for a Tuscan-style home. Add some burnt oranges... wood and stucco with large expanses of glass, a soft, more earth-toneCan we get yellow..."
American Architecture: Mission Revival
If you love the look of Southern California's old churches, you'll find this architectural style a blessing