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Option 1. It’s tough see in the photo, but Leigh says the previous homeowners had painted the brick. I’m usually not a fan of painting brick unless it you just can’t work with the original color or (as is the case here) it’s already been painted. I think this brick should be painted a more grounding color, such as the rich taupe brown shade shown in the bottom swatch. I would remove the front screen door (or replace it with a retractable screen door) and then paint the front door a deep red color. The shutters get the darkest taupe color, and the siding gets the lightest tan color. All colors from Benjamin Moore. Clockwise from top left: Cottage Red, Midsummer Night 2134-20, Maritime White 963 and Texas Leather AC-3.