This is the bright crispness of new snow and the expansiveness of a fresh start. Few colors set off home styles, showcase details and define the surrounding environment quite as cleanly as white.
Cream is white’s more subtle, less starched twin. Pleasantly understated and a complementary mate to darker trim, cream gives your home exterior the effect of being bathed in perpetual twilight.
Gray conveys a brooding strength, and is sober, sophisticated and as profound as the imagination. It’s capable of creating swaths of serenity while displaying its versatility as a backdrop to bolder shades.
By its prominent presence in our natural surroundings, blue connects your home with our environment more emphatically than any other color. Depending on the shade, it can be bracing and bold, or soothing and subtle.
The color red is potent, multifaceted and ready to make an immediate impression. Depending on how much of it you use on your exterior, and to the intensity of the shade, red makes a strong, traditional statement or an edgy, contemporary one.
Variously earthy, subtle, lush and vibrant, green is an exterior color that conveys hope and renewal, and is naturally compatible with the world around it. Combining deeper green tones with white accents conveys warmth; merging lighter greens with darker trim creates a cool, calming effect.
In its lighter variations, brown is a naturally neutral stage for deeper shades of trim. Darker browns make complementary light-colored trim feel more cozy and earth-friendly.
Whether you label the color vintage or fashionably distressed, when it comes to curb appeal the weathered look is real. Based in neutral grays and tans, it evokes a home in tune with nature and sculpted right out of the woods.
White is your depth-enhancing backdrop for bolder colors in eaves and on porches. Consider using it to accentuate colorful plants and green landscaping.
Create more visual depth by matching with darker blues and browns. Add burgundy or navy shutters for compelling eye candy.
Use darker grays to accent neutrals and lighter grays to ground brighter colors like blue and red.
Use deeper-hued blues to highlight the trim elements and architectural features of your home, and imbue them with stately elegance. Use lighter pastel shades to instill a reassuring, pastoral vibe.
Use red in its more muted form to differentiate your home with a traditional and uniquely rustic look. Select a more vibrant red to bring a front door or other exterior focal point to life, or as accent siding to make white trim pop with real power.
As a naturally curb-appealing background for white or lighter-colored trim, use green in its pastel incarnation. To dramatically set off black shutters, a deeper forest green does the trick.
Play up brown’s connection with nature with plentiful green landscaping. Bold things up with a pop of burnt orange in the door.
Use smooth, neutral-colored board & batten as an accent to weathered horizontal siding. It makes for a doubly-interesting contrast in both shading and texture.
Gray conveys a brooding strength, and is sober, sophisticated and as profound as the imagination. It’s capable of creating swaths of serenity while displaying its versatility as a backdrop to bolder shades.Explore
Born from the sky and the sea, blue is flat-out cool. Or bright. In its grayer state, blue works naturally as a main siding. In its deeper range, it inhabits trim, pillars and archways to make them pop with ease.Explore
Nothing says "clean slate" like white. Crisp, clean, fresh and expansive, it makes smaller homes look bigger and makes textures and exterior features like contrasting trim, shutters and porch fixtures pop. White is the blank canvas to build your curb appeal.Explore
More subtle than white, but equally versatile, serve up cream as the warm color mate it was meant to be. Works perfectly as a neutral backdrop to darker-colored trim. Or as the bright complement to Weathered Gray or Brownstone siding.Explore
Red conveys everything from fiery contemporary energy to traditional rustic warmth. It all depends on how, and in which shade, you use it. It's a color that lives an alternately stimulating and comforting life as a charming main siding or vibrant accent.Explore
Harmony with your surroundings grows naturally from the color green. It lives a colorful life as Cypress on Victorians and Colonial Revivals. It makes trim and shutters feel lucky in its Shamrock incarnation.Explore
Wholesome and earthy, its's no accident that browns are so at home on exteriors. Ready to add a flash of boldness? Think red shutters. Want to go earthier? Pair with pale or deep green garage doors and window trim.Explore
Weathered is real. It's historic. It conveys the depth and dimension of wood without trying. And it just happens to look awesome on various parts of your home. Think tan, beige and oak door frames. Or any other detail that could use some rustic charm.Explore