Exterior Color Schemes

From bold to neutral, make a first impression with exterior paint colors

Exterior Color Schemes

Best Exterior Color Schemes

A home's exterior is just as important as the home's interior.

Your exterior house colors should make you feel welcome and happy. The right kind of paint can make any house feel inviting and truly personal at the same time.

Muted Neutrals

Muted Neutrals

Shades of muted neutrals are ideal for landscapes with other muted elements. If you live in a dry climate, think about exterior color schemes that go with the land around you. For example, Greyhound is a trending brown-grey drawn from landscape. Accent with a creamy white like Antique White. To add some interest and welcome guests, add a dark blue-grey to your front door like Superstition. Paint the door this shade of blue to add your own special touch.

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Spring Colors

Spring Colors

Make your home a tribute to spring with these warm spring colors. A light blue like Sweet Dreams looks good against a brilliant sky while softening out any harsh edges. Exterior color schemes using blue as the base work with other pastels. A pale apricot like Peach Darling is a good choice for a southern home or coastal cottage.

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Statement Colors

Statement Colors

Red is a color that demands to be noticed. Red leaves stand out in the fall. Red roses pull you in. Use a red like Sweet Spiceberry on the base of your house if you want to go bold and show off your personality with the color of your home. Help mellow it out with the use of exterior house colors like blue-grey and taupe. Blue Zephyr is perfect for use on the trim while taupe offers an additional layer of understated contrast for the door.

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