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
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.
Paint colour scheme used by talented blogger Katrina, from Katrina Lee Chambers blog. Katrina has used Colourbond Shale Grey in a Taubmans paint combined with a colour bond Surf Mist roof. Her white trim is just plain white paint with no tint. If you need your paint to have a name use Dulux Vivid White as that is really white with no tint.
From run-down to ready for sale: a house flipped in 6 months! From the February 2016 issue of Inside Out magazine. Styling by Marsha Golemac. Photography by Brooke Holm. Available from newsagents, Zinio, http://www.zinio.com, Google Play, https://play.google.com/store/magazines/details/Inside_Out?id=CAowu8qZAQ, Apple’s Newsstand, https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/inside-out/id604734331?mt=8ign-mpt=uo%3D4 and Nook.
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.
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.