The exterior façade of HGTV Smart Home 2013 pays homage to classic shingle architectural style with a wide front porch and fiber cement siding designed to mimic the look of cedar or cypress shakes. Planted between the picket fence and the front porch to draw attention, needle palm will grow to a height of 4-1/2 feet and provide needed massing in the landscape.
This picturesque home features a brown wood shingle exterior with a slightly red hue, a perfect accent to the gray rooftop and rust colored front door. A three-car garage provides ample space for stowing away vehicles, while perfectly manicured landscaping completes the grand overall look of the estate.
This house had a previously neutral exterior, but the family wanted the exterior of their house to match the traditional cottage look of the interior, so they had cedar shingles added to give the house some color. They also added beefy, Craftsman style trim to really make the angles of the house pop against the dark cedar shingles and the green of the parterre garden.
Built in 2007, the shingle style Cape Cod was designed by American architect Robert A.M. Stern. The home’s silhouette is characterized by two haystack gables, a tower at the west end and several beachstone chimneys. Wide covered porches wrap around the exterior of the magnificent home with waterfront views from three sides.
Plant life climbing the rough brick columns adds a cozy cottage feel to this home. Thin red window frames and the red brick add a touch of color to the neutral hues that make up the exterior. The gradual angles of the room are topped with brown shingles.
This white home catches the sunlight for a lovely bright exterior. A mulched yard compliments the roof shingles and allows the mix of plant life to shine. A concrete walkway moves through the plants and leads to the black front door.
The white exterior of this house creates a beautifully bright look in the sunlight. A black front door matches the window framing. The brown mulched yard compliments the shingled roof and allows the plant life to shine. Blooming flowers and turquoise pots add extra color to decorate the yard.
Andersen’s A-Series Transom Windows with Forest Green Exteriors and Specified Equal Light Grille Pattern add color and light to this Shingle-style home — a uniquely American look that traces its beginnings to the late 19th century.