This house in Maplewood, NJ may be our most drastic before & after so far this year! The owner took the property from eyesore to showpiece. Even better? He’s saving himself time and money for years to come by choosing a 25 year warranty!
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Inspiration: Maplewood Colonial
Take a look at this house we recently completed on North Terrace. The siding used to be pink, but the homeowner hated it! She selected various shades of blue-gray, from frosty white to nearly black to transform her home. We love how her color choices brought new life to the house.
Finishing Touches: Window Boxes
Kevin snapped this photo of a client’s window boxes and we just loved them! Window boxes are a charming way to add visual interest to your house. Below are some colorful suggestions for plants that do well in window boxes – most are classic garden annuals you may already be familiar with. Window boxes are […]
Before & After: Inwood Road in Chatham
Take a look at the before & after photos of this cottage on Inwood Road in Chatham that we recently finished.
The Big Picture: Subtle greens for the exterior
Don’t be afraid of green – it can be a great, subtle color that is common in many historic palettes. Greens that are almost grey or tan are usually the safest bet. Choose contrasting trim and accent colors like creamy white and warm, reddish brown. They will keep the house from blending in completely with the […]
Finishing Touches: Welcome Mats
A welcome mat is the first chance you get to greet your friends when they drop in for a visit. Here are a few that we like:
Inspiration: Inviting Colonial
This center-hall colonial in Glen Ridge is exactly the kind of home that comes to mind when you think of New Jersey. Its cheerful yellow siding is matched with a bright red door and deep green shutters. The homeowner was smart to choose Permanent Paint because mildew and dust can take a toll on light colored homes, making them […]
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 […]