Photo by Grey Crawford (above) – (a multi-colored modern house with navy blue, green, yellow and red blocks of color on exterior of house)
What color combination and how many colors can you paint your home’s exterior? Judging by the photos in this post…the possibilities are endless.
TIP: Sherwin-Williams, paint retailer, has a great online home improvement tool on its website that can help you figure out what color to paint the exterior of your house. This interactive tool is called Color Visualizer. 1500 different paint colors are available to chose from. You can apply paint color combinations to pictures/images of different styles of houses including Victorian, Arts & Craft, Spanish Revival, Ranch and Colonial style homes. The tool also allows you to try out colors in interior spaces (tool has several sample bathroom, bedroom, dining room living room and kitchen scenes). Perfect for helping you make the right paint and color selection.
Photo by Nitro101 – “Image 210” (above) (Famous row of Victorian houses in San Francisco called the “Painted Ladies” in Alamo Square. Painted in a variety of pastel colors including pale yellow grey, green, yellow and blue…all with white trim)
Photo by Bob Jagendorf – “Philadelphia color” (above) (Colorful row of houses in Philadelphia)
Photo by Cindy Funk – “South Fountain” – (Victorian house exterior in Springfield, Ohio painted a variety of shades of green with maroon accent shingles and trim)
Photo by Justin, Claire, Aidan & Tyler-Paige – “Westaway Heights – Before & After (3)” (a pale blue house with tan and trim and a bright white door) (above)
Photo by nonstopflights – “Green House 2008” – (a traditional house in Charleston, SC painted mint green, with black shutters and bright white trim, bright white door, brick walkway and stairs, and black iron railing)