The painted brick on this Tudor softens the transitions between the masonry and the white, half-timber framed adobe panels. The inclusion of the unpainted stonework adds texture while complementing the earthy feel of painted brick.
Identified by their steeply pitched rooflines and decorative half-timbering, Tudor-style homes range from elaborate mansions to modest suburban residences. See pictures of Tudor homes and get ideas for your own home here.
The interior of a 1929 English Tudor cottage has been made lush in the style of Hollywood: texture abounds in troweled walls, velvet fabrics, and fireplace tiles painted in faux tortoise-shell. Note the coved plaster frieze between walls and ceiling.