Need help on the exterior design of cedar house/cottage.
dbill4March 14, 2014
We bought a 30-year old home in the country which has unstained cedar siding. We are having it pressure washed today and now I have to decide on the design. Currently we have ZERO curb appeal as you can see. I saw a similar home with a dark stain and black board and batten shutters. Husband thinks we should not go dark. Can we stain it light? I really need some help thinking out of the box here, please!
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Lampert Dias Architects, Inc.
You can use a solid body stain and make it just about any color.
It would look good in a light sage green or a grey.
You can paint the posts and the handrails cream or white.
Paint the front door a contrasting bright color that works with the house color.....

Your cottage will look much more cheerful with the lighter colors.
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That is a wonderful idea! Thank you! What do you think about adding shutters?
    Bookmark   March 15, 2014 at 2:53AM
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