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
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 …
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).
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.