The Big Picture: Popular grays for the exterior

We all know that gray is a classic color for the exterior, but recently, it seems like we’re using it on even more homes.  Below are six of our most popular colors from this year.  In the photo above is Crownsville Gray, BM HC-106 (source: sixtyfifthavenue.blogspot.com) .  Like many grey color schemes, it uses a classic […]

Inspiration: Westfield Tudor

This Tudor in Westfield, New Jersey has a bit more color than the classic white & brown seen on similar homes, but we love the way the mossy green and rich red contrast with each other.

Welcome Home: Shades of blue for front doors

We’re seeing a trend of bold colored front doors, and not just the classic reds.  Blues, from deep shades of navy to cheerful aqua, have been showing up more often.  Here are a few shades that might be worth considering – including the bright turquoise chosen by Young House Love.

Permanent Paint is a better value than regular paint.

What does value mean to you? If you own a home that you need to paint, you know it can be an expensive and frustrating process.  Modern traditional paint goes on your home and looks great, but only lasts so long.  We’ve found that modern formulations of traditional paint are lasting, (in ideal conditions of […]

Inspiration: Colorful Colonial

It takes guts to paint your house blue and purple, but this homeowner was spot-on when she chose these standout shades for her colonial home in Montclair.  The house is unique enough to get your attention while still fitting in with the neighborhood. Even if you aren’t ready to take the leap and choose such vibrant colors for […]