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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
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On Trend: Bold and Black Exterior House Color
"coal-gray exteriors make a nonconformist statement on homes of any style and size... black color for the exterior. It was a huge hit, even featured in Yahoo is the best... company does color consulting for commercial and residential exteriors for the last 35 years... example of exterior color I have ever seen, not a good example of creative use of color... to the exterior color. Check out this link for more interesting info on heat island..."
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..."
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..."
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... examples of exteriors gone wild. And the results are both eye-catching and encouraging... comes to color? In the Mediterranean, Latin American and the Caribbean, there is a... reflected in exterior color and creativity is concerned especially. Bring on the color!..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Orange
Bring high energy and spirit to your home's entryway with a vibrant shade of orange on the front door
"high-energy color that hollers, “Look at me!” — a great choice for an entry to a home.... an easy color to work with. Bright orange is intense and needs to be paired with more... sample color palettes to help get you fired up for an orange front door.... and gray exterior), then go with "Ember's Glow". Orange has been my fave colour for... update the exterior color scheme.. Love the orange doors here. I painted my front door..."
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... berry color and HATE it. We are on the books for an exterior redo that includes painting... on our exterior house. And too many colors would just be busy. A very regal/authoritative..."
White Delights on Home Exteriors of All Styles
You can't go wrong looking on the bright side for a home's exterior — white exteriors like these have been succeeding for hundreds of years
"home's exterior — white exteriors like these have been succeeding for hundreds of... , the color white has been used with great success on home exteriors. What is remarkable... is the color we associate with purity and innocence. But beyond this symbolism, it... to the colors found in nature, whether it's the blue sky or the greens, browns and... with exterior colors. Our home is an old farmhouse. We have architectural shingles..."
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
"seeing how color can enliven the exteriors of modern houses. A similar ideabook on modern... green exterior walls on the ground floor. Architects like Luis Barragán and the Eameses... afraid of color. One can trace the lack of color to the famous 1932 International Style... that any color that did exist was not expressed. Le Corbusier's oft-quoted saying... buildings with color to affect the occupants' moods. This other strand of modern architecture..."
8 Homes With Exterior Paint Colors Done Right
"for an exterior palette from these homes that run the gamut from Mediterranean to... paint colors for the exterior of their house. What goes together? What colors work... choosing exterior color. First and most important, pay attention to the color of your... sure the colors you are considering either complement or blend with the roof. Second... paint colors that got both considerations right. Related: 12 tried and true interior..."
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..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Blue
Who knew having the blues could be so fun? These 8 exterior color palettes celebrate sunny-day skies to electric nights
"These 8 exterior color palettes celebrate sunny-day skies to electric nights... siding colors or materials. These eight exterior sample palettes show how to incorporate... favorite color. It reminds us of the sky and the sea — or perhaps of our school colors... terrific color on your front door. Blue front doors are a bit unusual in that you don't... other colors. The key to making them work is to select the right trim and siding..."
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... stuccoed exteriors on Tuscan villas to the bright, almost neon palette of some 19th-century... 19th-century exteriors, yellow keeps a home warm, welcoming and cheerful. So let's leave..."
Home Exteriors Take Color Cues from Stone
Age-old yet with a thoroughly modern take, stone inspires exterior color palettes for home styles from traditional to contemporary
"inspires exterior color palettes for home styles from traditional to contemporary... home's exterior color palette? Maybe you should. Since stone has a natural aesthetic... home's exterior. But have you ever thought of using stone details as a jumping-off... neutral or colorful, these schemes can work on nearly any style of home. Take color cues... paint colors. Typically, you can get away with more deeply saturated colors outside..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Bright Red
"examples of exterior paint color palettes inspired by each image. Compare: More color... treatise on color, as translated in The Elements of Color, he discusses red's connotations... entire color spectrum, red has been found to actually raise one's blood pressure.... other colors with this intense hue. According to Lillian Too, in The Illustrated... with the color red, so it makes sense that it remains a popular choice for front doors..."