Tag Archives: exterior

Trim Color for Brick and Siding – Netflix Inspired!

I’m always on the lookout for exterior color combination inspiration, and I love when I find great examples of trim color for brick and siding. Sometimes you need to show someone a photo for them to understand what you are proposing! One of my favorite shows on television right now is TURN – Washington’s Spies […]

Cottage Exterior Colors & Benjamin Moore Matches

Tomorrow is my 20th wedding anniversary! To celebrate, Mr. Man and I took a trip last week to the Pacific Coast. We spent a week there for our honeymoon between San Francisco, Monterey, and Carmel, CA. When we were there 20 years ago, I didn’t know very much about Carmel and didn’t see all the […]

Help Me Name LP SmartSide New Colors!

I hope you are in a helpful mood today, because I have a favor to ask! It has to do with the LP SmartSide new colors I’ve been working on:       Last year, LP SmartSide asked me to put together my very best color schemes for exteriors – 20 color schemes and 35 […]

What Paint Colors Work Best with a Gray Roof?

When people ask my advice about exterior paint colors, they seldom realize how important the roof color is in the overall color scheme. There are specific color schemes that work best with a gray roof, and those may be different than those that work best with a brown roof. Today I hope to help you […]

Exterior Vinyl Windows – Can You Paint Them Dark?

As a residential paint color specialist, this is the busy season for exterior paint color consultations. Dark exterior windows are quite the rage for high-end builds right now, and I’ve been specifying them right and left. But can you paint vinyl windows dark, and if not, why?   This week I consulted with a couple […]