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
I get asked about my house colours all the time. Every week I think! So I thought I’d put a post together for those who are interested The weatherboard has been painted SHALE GREY. I used Taubmans Endure (we painted the whole outside of the house ourselves). We asked Taubmans to tint the paint …
Four shades of grey make up this stand-out scheme with its stylish, stormy overtones. Reserved and restrained, Resene Silver Chalice stars on the weatherboards and pergola. Its depth is offset by the use of crisp Resene Black White on the window and door trim while the deep ebony-toned charcoal of Resene Shark makes a classic style statement on the door itself. The armour-grey tones of Resene Double Stack are airily effective on the decking.
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