I just love yellow houses.  There is something about them that draws me in.  They just seem friendly...if a house can evoke emotions...yellow ones would say "hi, come on in", with a smile of course.   Cory and I are about to paint our home's exterior.  The paint is chipping and peeling in spots and frankly it is looking a bit drab.  The current color is a cool light blue/grey with darker blue shutters.  To me the house looks a little sad.  This color does not represent the character of our…

Yellow House Love

I just love yellow houses. There is something about them that draws me in. They just seem friendly...if a house can evoke emotions...yellow ones would say "hi, come on in", with a smile of course. Cory and I are about to paint our home's exterior. The paint is chipping and peeling in spots and frankly it is looking a bit drab. The current color is a cool light blue/grey with darker blue shutters. To me the house looks a little sad. This color does not represent the character of our…

A robins egg blue door on a yellow house gives instant coastal chic. This house would look right at home in Eastport. | best stuff

10 Bold & Inspiring Front Doors

A robins egg blue door on a yellow house gives instant coastal chic. This house would look right at home in Eastport. | best stuff

In addition to re-creating the original open porch, Charles and Christine had hoped to extend it across the new addition. But the plan was vetoed by the local historic-district commission, which wanted a delineation between the new and old portions of the facade. Instead, the couple went with an open deck and a Juliet balcony above that's bordered with the same cypress reproduction gingerbread railing used on the porch. Siding and roof The couple had the rotted blue siding replaced with n...

Curb Appeal Boosts for Every Budget

In addition to re-creating the original open porch, Charles and Christine had hoped to extend it across the new addition. But the plan was vetoed by the local historic-district commission, which wanted a delineation between the new and old portions of the facade. Instead, the couple went with an open deck and a Juliet balcony above that's bordered with the same cypress reproduction gingerbread railing used on the porch. Siding and roof The couple had the rotted blue siding replaced with n...

Exterior paint color inspiration.  Yellow, navy, cream & red on a Victorian home in Millburn, NJ.  House painted with Permanent Paint by Rutgers Permanent Painting.

Exterior paint color inspiration. Yellow, navy, cream & red on a Victorian home in Millburn, NJ. House painted with Permanent Paint by Rutgers Permanent Painting.

I am a sucker for yellow houses. Even better if they have black shutters.

Little Yellow Houses

Front of a yellow house and blue sky

Front of a yellow house and blue sky

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