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Kirkland Residence

This 4,500 square foot house faces eastward across Lake Washington from Kirkland toward the Seattle skyline. The clients have an appreciation for the Foursuare style found in many of the historic homes in the area, and designing a home that fit this vocabulary while also conforming to the zoning height limits was the primary challenge. The plan includes a music room, study, craft room, breakfast nook, and 5 bedrooms, all of which pinwheel off of a centrally located stair. Sylights in the center of the house flood the home with natural light from the ceiling through an opening in the second floor down to the main level.

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leonel7haro wrote:
What are the colors used for the siding and trim? - I really liked the colors on the house.
   Comment   August 28, 2013
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The colors are a digital color match from another house. Colors get altered a surprising degree during digital photo editing and when displayed on your monitor (everyone's color settings are different). See this link on digital color management >

The vast majority of questions we get on our projects are regarding color, and I strongly suggest you get a color wheel or sample fan from your supplier of choice. You can start by finding the sample that most closely matches the color on your monitor, but don't stop there. Look at the samples in both natural and artificial light before making your choice...the difference will surprise you.
August 29, 2013 at 2:04pm     
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OC Deck & Patio wrote:
What product did you use for the arch trim? Looks amazing!
   Comment   August 5, 2013
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It's all Windsor One, a brand of premium exterior trim. Primed spruce or cedar would also do fine here..just make sure you use clear material (no knots) and put the smooth side out...rough edges or faces don't do well with this many lines of detail.
Hope this helps!
August 6, 2013 at 2:53am   
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siding color, white trim, porch ceiling detail
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