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9 Outdoor Lighting Schemes That Get Universal Design Right
Boost safety and a feeling of welcome with exterior lighting that offers visual cues and clearly defines paths
"welcome with exterior lighting that offers visual cues and clearly defines paths... Exterior lighting is just as important as an interior lighting design. Universally... designed exterior lighting ensures a smooth transition between indoors and out when... Well-executed exterior lighting design also makes all the difference in transforming your... related to color temperature for outdoor lighting?" Thank you! It all looks very pretty..."
5 Easy Tips for Choosing Your Exterior Paint Palette
Make your home the talk of the neighborhood — in a good way — with an exterior paint scheme that pops
"with an exterior paint scheme that pops... dictate exterior paint colors. Most of the time, that's a very good thing. Recently... interior colors, exterior hues can affect the entire street — and that puts a lot of... choose a color scheme that works both for your style and for your home's surroundings... -door-color-bakers-dozen.html Choosing Exterior Colors? Use This Questionnaire... For exterior. Paint color! Benjamin Moore: cc-500 ranchwood. Great exterior colour..."
Help! What Color Should I Paint My House Exterior?
Real homeowners get real help in choosing paint palettes. Bonus: 3 tips for everyone on picking exterior colors
"choosing exterior paint colors. Help is on the way for three such homeowners, whose... s for exterior paint palettes. But first, three general tips for selecting an attractive... -exterior-colors-use-this.html and this one on choosing a front door color: htt... paint colors for exteriors. Marie Meko I'm confused about this too... Our house... home's exterior color, I would stay away from anything trendy and just go with paler..."
18 Home Exteriors Gone Wild With Color
Technicolor dreams play out beautifully with these exterior paint jobs, showing that color confidence has its rewards
"these exterior paint jobs, showing that color confidence has its rewards... painting exteriors in bright, good-time colors. But really, color can work on any style... comes to color? In the Mediterranean, Latin American and the Caribbean, there is a... examples of exteriors gone wild. And the results are both eye-catching and encouraging... ate. Color, however, is so subjective. Almost any color scheme could work, depending..."
Great Color Palettes: 8 Hot Bedroom Color Schemes
"day. The colors in our environment affect our mood, and warm shades of red, orange and... sample color and material palettes inspired by each room.... the 1st color scheme in the bedroom I would be using, but not in so subtle a way!... Awesome colors and I'm glad there's no beige :-) Heyy, love the color combination ideas... furniture color is dark brown, can u please suggest a color palette which would complement..."
Palatable Palettes: 8 Great Kitchen Color Schemes
Warm and appetizing or cool and relaxing? These 8 paint palettes can help you choose the best colors for your kitchen
"the best colors for your kitchen... no bad colors, just bad color combinations," said one of my interior design mentors... single color work in your home — it's all in how other colors and materials are i... delightfully colorful kitchens on Houzz, along with examples of color palettes inspired... seen that color used in ways that were quite beautiful. It's definitely possible to make... cohesive color palette? Spend a few minutes browsing through the thousands of kitchens..."
Clues to Finding the Right Color for Your House
Waffling over the rainbow of color options for your home's face? This advice from an architect can help
"rainbow of color options for your home's face? This advice from an architect can help... selecting the colors for your home's exterior. Selecting several possible color options and... g the exterior colors for your home can be daunting. Unlike in the interior, where... like the color or simply tire of it, a new exterior painting project can be quite costly... getting the color you want. Here are some tips for how you can select the best exterior..."
Color Makes Its Mark on Modern House Exteriors
Consider borrowing from the rainbow to give a modern home depth, distinction or even just a mood boost
"afraid of color. One can trace the lack of color to the famous 1932 International Style... seeing how color can enliven the exteriors of modern houses. A similar ideabook on modern... that any color that did exist was not expressed. Le Corbusier's oft-quoted saying... green exterior walls on the ground floor. Architects like Luis Barragán and the Eameses... buildings with color to affect the occupants' moods. This other strand of modern architecture..."
5 Bright Palettes for Front Doors
Splash bold green, blue, orange or red on your front door, then balance it with a more restrained hue on the rest of the house
"of the exterior. And what about the trim? The key to working with bold colors is... beautiful color on the front door. Many people have no trouble picking out a fun color... vibrant color. Then select supporting hues for the rest of the house that don't try... delightfully colorful front doors, along with potential palettes that incorporate a bold... front door color, in that you can pair it with almost any exterior color. Just stick to..."
When to Give Your Home a Coat of Many Colors
Drape your house in a dazzling array of hues to bring architectural details to life and draw admiration from the street
"lots of colors. Why pick just one color when the whole rainbow is available? And... every color needs its own place to rest. While in the early 20th century the world... riot of color, retreating to the safety of an all-white world, the beauty, richness... everything one color. All his effort gets lost in this monochromatic scheme. Nice article... street of colors looks like a couple of neighborhoods in Portland Oregon... the bike..."
When to Paint Your Home Red
"on its exterior, your home can stir up excitement in any setting... and the color of good luck, red can excite and enliven a home's exterior. Whether... was the color of choice for many Swedish country barns and farmhouses. The pigment... that the color became popular for barns and farmhouses in the U.S. due to an influx... and the color's popularity in 19th-century Sweden.... on an exterior colour scheme. I think red is it. Brilliant and perfect for my Californian..."
When to Paint Your Home Yellow
"with this color that captures the sun and radiates a warm welcome... home's exterior color evoke summertime and sunshine? Then consider yellow. Ranging... home's exterior well. Whether they're set off by winter's snow and gray skies or... that the color yellow is best used for traditional-style homes. From the more ocher... stuccoed exteriors on Tuscan villas to the bright, almost neon palette of some 19th-century..."
When to Paint Your House Brown
Nature loves brown, from rich soil to sunlit sand, and so do home exteriors with a traditional or Craftsman bent
"do home exteriors with a traditional or Craftsman bent... that the color brown became the de facto choice for Prairie and Craftsman houses. Brown... other colors could not. Perhaps this is because these styles are celebrations of... other colors in the details are the most interesting and rich, as you'll see here... paint color for their houses. And I do loved the color of it too! http://www.st... is the color name. We paired it with a lighter (almost peanut butter) color with..."
How to Research Your Home's History
"perfect colors or seeking the right newel post, the more you know about where your... painting the exterior this summer we discovered that the original exterior trim was royal... different colors to paint your house. Bungalow Colors is a great reference as well, even... that trim color! I own a kitchen remodeling showroom and I did a vintage remodel for... paint colors were the originals! I love all that gingerbread wood trim, but would..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Black
"are 8 exterior palettes to make it work... complementary exterior colors. More: 5 Bright Palettes for Bold Front Doors... other color, making it extremely versatile. It can also toss a challenge your way... contrasting colors as a backdrop, black can hide the entry or make it feel too dark — not... think the color flatters the siding color. Better to put the garage door in its place... light on color...or, er, black (absence of color?!), Jennifer. I'm in love with picture..."