This house needs help with curb appeal
lorrainewho
July 24, 2013
This house is just off of Lake Huron. Previous owners tried to make it look islandish for fun, which just doesn’t work. I would like to simplify trim with square lines at roof. Cream/Ivory maybe around the windows. Colors should reflect an Ontario location, show off the redwood decking. Any thoughts or suggestions?
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schulzc532
My in-laws also live off of Lake Huron. The mother-in-law and I agree that homes painted a woodsy forest green with ivory trim look beautiful against the trees and lake here in our area.
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lorrainewho
I was toying with the idea of a khaki color with dull eggplant doors….
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Lorrainewho--I don't mind the body color, but I think the window trim should be white, and that the fascia boards and the corner trims should be a darker shade, but similar to the body. Cream would be inappropriate, I think, without changing the body color, which I don't think your home needs in terms of style or maintenance. Try this combo for awhile, which should save you some money, instead of an entire re-paint at present. Although I am not wild about the deck and the pergola color, but that is of significant expense to do anything else with, so I would leave that as is, as you intend. Happy Houzzing.
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just a quick drawing to get some perspective . I tried the dark green just did not look well.
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Lorraine, you are welcome. Keep it simple to begin with, and you can go big in terms of colors or alterations when you feel like it in the future.
    Bookmark   Thanked by lorrainewho    July 26, 2013 at 11:54AM
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WE CAN PLACE THESE COLOR SUDGEESTIONS ON YOUR HOME IF YOU'D LIKE. AS IN THE DRAWING BELOW . To find out how go to my idea book . That's a house beautiful.
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