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  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Warm Colors

    Browse photos of Mediterranean-style homes with impeccable curb appeal, plus get expert tips for sprucing up your own Mediterranean home’s landscaping and exterior.   See the Gallery

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal: Arresting Arches

    “Too often, we see homeowners have chosen a color matching the home’s stucco for columns and arches," say the experts at The Plan Collection. "That is playing it safe, but at the price of…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Pop Up the Pillars

    The experts at The Plan Collection ask, "Since most Mediterranean-style homes have arch motifs, columns or both as part of their architectural design, why not highlight them?"…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Fountains

    “If you don't have a view of water, you might want to include some sort of fountain or pond 
to embrace this element that is so important in Mediterranean style,” suggest the Phantom Screen…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal: "Phantom" Screens

    You can increase your living space by adding screens to your porch or courtyard, like these from Phantom Screens, that are practically invisible. They recess into arches and columns and are only…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Colorful, Drought Resistant Plants

    Andrew Epstein of Greenscape Landscape and Design suggests using colorful pots and drought-resistant plants to keep with the Mediterranean theme while being respectful of the environment.   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Colorful Plants

    "Many Mediterranean-style homes in the United States are often found in warmer climates. That means that trees and shrubs around your Mediterranean-style home are likely to grow much more…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Lighter, Brighter Look

    Here's another example of the contemporary edge with a fresh vibe and lighter, brighter look that most buyers want, even on the most classic Mediterranean homes, according to top Los…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal: Gated Entry

    Branden and Raynie Williams of Williams Estates say, “The look is completed with a beautiful main gate, which could either be a heavy, reclaimed wood or iron." This is an especially good idea…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Keep it Clean

    “Most buyers want even the most classic Mediterranean to have a contemporary edge to give it a fresh vibe and lighter, brighter look,” according to top Los Angeles realtors Branden and…   See the Image