If you are thinking of painting your house’s exterior, the first thing you should keep in mind is maintaining an aesthetically pleasing color scheme. Painting all parts of your exterior (rims, doors, walls etc.) the same color would look boring and unappealing, but you want to make sure that the different colors you choose match each other.
To make your life easier here are some of the most popular house exterior color choices categorized based on the vibe you want your house to give off:
If you want your house to have a classic feel, then bold colors might not be the way to go. These days, the most popular exterior paint colors for this category are White Putty, Taupe and Olive Green. The exterior colors follow a neutral paint scheme and are not very eye-catching. It makes the house a perfect match for a colorful landscape, or a decorated patio.
Sea Green as your siding color with white accents can also give your home a classic exterior.
One thing you’ll see in many modern homes is a bold hue in their exterior. This bold hue may not be present in all parts of the exterior portion of the home, but even when it is just present in the trim or in the accent – it makes a statement.
A blue-gray color palette with a white trim is “in” with modern homes. Slate Gray + White + Deep Turquoise and Cream + Deep Blue + Beige are two color combinations that can give your home an elegant, sophisticated look.
“In” with Nature
Paint colors popular in this category too have neutral shades closely revolving around Green and Blue. You might want to look into purchasing Restless Sea, Twinkling Lights, and Nature’s Gift by Behr.
This type of exterior calls for bright, and warm colors. The main colors in trend are Cheerful Yellow, Cinnamon and Pure White. You can couple these colors with white accents which will give a very crisp and clean look.
But, if you aren’t really sure about the kind of vibe to give off and are really just looking for trendy exterior colors, below is a list with a few color options that might help you out.
- Neutral Beige
- Brick Brown
- White, Creams
- Light Grays
Maybe you’re not in the mood to play it safe. Maybe you’re looking for an exterior transformation for your home. Maybe you’re just overwhelmed by all the options and choices. If you’re overwhelmed by all this or if you’re just in the mood for some professional direction, then you can always book a color consultation!
When it comes to selecting colors for our home décor, we stick to what we see in social media or to colors we are hardwired to like. Color consultations keep in mind your tastes and trends to come up with what appeals to a larger audience. Here are 6 reason why you should book a color consultant before selecting colors for your painting project.
Any color used in décor can have a very strong impact on people. A color consultant is perhaps the best person who can accurately name shades that work best for you and your family. They can link the needs of our mind with a color to balance and add to a soothing comfortable décor. You might be able to state orange used in walls has a positive effect on a child’s brain but a color consultant will be able to tell you what specific shade of orange works best for your child’s room in accordance with lighting and space.
We may know stuff we read here and there, but color consultants are trained experts. If you are sick, you pay a visit to a certified doctor. Similarly, if you are feeling confused between colors, pay a visit to a color consultant. You may be a big fan of blue, but only a consultant can specify and explain the extensive number of undertones blue has.
They put your need first
Color consultants are hired to cater to your needs. You may think that you already know what you want and need, so why get a consultant? A consultant will actively participant in the discussion and refine your thoughts and wants to create a harmonizing color palette.
A consultant will most likely have handled many more clients like you and they’ve experienced all the pitfalls that can arise when furnishing a space. In fact, once you brief them about your needs, an experienced consultant will be able to tell which shop to go to and what exact item you should get while having already calculated how the color will reflect with the space and shape of the area.
If you’ve ever painted a room, you know that the color you chose on that little color swatch, rarely looks like the final result on your walls. The lighting and decor of the room has a major effect on how the color will look once it’s been painted on and dried. Color consultants have the experience to foresee this and will have a much better idea of what the final color will look like when all is said and done. This dramatically reduces the chance of you having to paint again once you have finished.
Whether you are planning to repaint one room or your entire house, a color consultant is the person who will clear your doubts and lead you through the most colorful path.