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Newport House. Hamptons style traditional coastal home. Stritt Design & Construction. www.stritt.com.au

Newport House. Hamptons style traditional coastal home. Stritt Design & Construction. www.stritt.com.au

Need a boost into the weekend? How about this fab house by Melbourne icon of all things colour ...

Need a boost into the weekend? How about this fab house by Melbourne icon of all things colour ...

Lovely verandah and pathway at this Queenslander house. I also love the exterior paint scheme.

Lovely verandah and pathway at this Queenslander house. I also love the exterior paint scheme.

For the final touch, when it comes to the front door in a heritage home, think about making a statement with a bold tone. In this home, black stands out against the crisp white used in the frame and trims, while also tying into the deck nicely. Colours used were Haymes Sense & Haymes Greyology 1

For the final touch, when it comes to the front door in a heritage home, think about making a statement with a bold tone. In this home, black stands out against the crisp white used in the frame and trims, while also tying into the deck nicely. Colours used were Haymes Sense & Haymes Greyology 1

We’ve found that often colours that work well on windows are very light or very dark, not somewhere in-between. So, once you have decided on your main colour, decide if a darker or lighter tone on the windows has enough contrast with the main colour to achieve the desired look. Colours used were Haymes Sense & Haymes Greyology 1

We’ve found that often colours that work well on windows are very light or very dark, not somewhere in-between. So, once you have decided on your main colour, decide if a darker or lighter tone on the windows has enough contrast with the main colour to achieve the desired look. Colours used were Haymes Sense & Haymes Greyology 1

Neutrals are a classic favourite for exterior schemes but have you ever considered the role that a crisp white trim has to play? If you are putting together an exterior colour scheme you should click through to read further.

Why I love a crisp white trim

Neutrals are a classic favourite for exterior schemes but have you ever considered the role that a crisp white trim has to play? If you are putting together an exterior colour scheme you should click through to read further.


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Built by the Victorians and the Edwardian’s from great native forests, the villa is New Zealand’s most distinctive housing type. The origins of the New Zealand villa are rooted in 18th and 19th century Britain.  As a building type it flourished during the Georgian era, the period from 1715 to 1830. The term ‘villa’ was …

Built by the Victorians and the Edwardian’s from great native forests, the villa is New Zealand’s most distinctive housing type. The origins of the New Zealand villa are rooted in 18th and 19th century Britain. As a building type it flourished during the Georgian era, the period from 1715 to 1830. The term ‘villa’ was …

Exterior paint - Haymes Solashield. First impressions count so make your statement with Haymes Solashield. To find your nearest exclusive Haymes retailers, visit http://www.haymespaint.com.au/

Exterior paint - Haymes Solashield. First impressions count so make your statement with Haymes Solashield. To find your nearest exclusive Haymes retailers, visit http://www.haymespaint.com.au/

weatherboard colour scheme Dulux Oyster Linen for cladding and Aspen Snow for trim

The Perfect Paint Schemes for House Exterior

Welcome home to this classic Hamptons style front entrance.   Design, build, decorating & image by @evermoredesignedhomes #hamptonsstyle

Welcome home to this classic Hamptons style front entrance. Design, build, decorating & image by @evermoredesignedhomes #hamptonsstyle

RENDER - Dulux Mangaweka;  Roof - Colourbond Shale Grey;  Facia - Colourbond Surfmist; Veranda posts, garage and weatherboards - Colourbond Surfmist; Windows - Dulux Vivid White; Eaves - Mount Aspiring

16 Ideas of Victorian Interior Design

RENDER - Dulux Mangaweka; Roof - Colourbond Shale Grey; Facia - Colourbond Surfmist; Veranda posts, garage and weatherboards - Colourbond Surfmist; Windows - Dulux Vivid White; Eaves - Mount Aspiring

The back of the house has an elegant full-length veranda, finished in Resene Non Skid Deck and Path tinted to Resene Shuttle Grey. The weatherboards are Rese...

The back of the house has an elegant full-length veranda, finished in Resene Non Skid Deck and Path tinted to Resene Shuttle Grey. The weatherboards are Rese...

Weatherboard - SHALE GREY using Taubmans Endure tinted to full strength ‘Colorbond Shale Grey’.   Roof colour is SURFMIST. The gutters and fascia are matched.   The window frames, shutters, posts and fretwork are WHITE. The walls are all WHITE. No tint as are walls using Taubmans Easy Coat Walls. if need be a “shot” of black in that white tin. Internal doors, skirting and architraves are all GLOSS WHITE (again no tint).

Weatherboard - SHALE GREY using Taubmans Endure tinted to full strength ‘Colorbond Shale Grey’. Roof colour is SURFMIST. The gutters and fascia are matched. The window frames, shutters, posts and fretwork are WHITE. The walls are all WHITE. No tint as are walls using Taubmans Easy Coat Walls. if need be a “shot” of black in that white tin. Internal doors, skirting and architraves are all GLOSS WHITE (again no tint).

When it comes to the architectural features of a home, “Using a crisp white such as Greyology 1 accentuates the features of the home while keeping the palette simple. Alternative colours to consider are Wood Grey for the weatherboards and Modesty White for the trims and features,” said Wendy.

When it comes to the architectural features of a home, “Using a crisp white such as Greyology 1 accentuates the features of the home while keeping the palette simple. Alternative colours to consider are Wood Grey for the weatherboards and Modesty White for the trims and features,” said Wendy.