Finally, 2021 has arrived and with it, new trends in exterior home design that we can’t wait to share with you. Here, we will be diving into one of our favorite topics, exterior paint colors. We have named the 15 best exterior paint colors for your home in 2021. Read on, as we reveal brick&batten’s color of the year. So be sure to read all the way through so you don’t miss it!
A key trend in 2021 is to use contrasting textures, materials, and colors that work well together. You may have found homes made of the same material throughout before. However, now modern homes are selecting earthy tones with metal and wood accents.
While paint color is a key part of any exterior home remodel, that is just one piece to having a cohesive look. Get it right the first time with brick&batten’s exterior home design service. See before you commit to costly changes on your largest investment!
15 BEST Exterior Paint Colors for Your Home in 2021
#1 // Kendall Charcoal by Benjamin Moore
We absolutely love Kendall Charcoal for its unique ability to bring a variety of elements together. It’s no wonder we will repeatedly come back to it for homes in 2021. It has a very neutral gray tone that plays well with darker accent colors, while bringing out the warmth of stained woods. Kendall Charcoal is also an excellent back drop for potted greenery on your porch- adding a beautiful accent color.
#2 // Alabaster by Benjamin Moore
If you love off white as much as we do but also have fond memories of the traditional beige home you may have grown up in, then you will want to consider Alabaster. We find the color to be perfect for the transitional modern look that works with a variety of styles, from cozy modern farmhouses to coastal estates with stucco cladding. This color is available by both Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore.
#3 // Soot by Benjamin Moore
#15 // Urbane Bronze by Sherwin Williams
Last but not least, Urbane Bronze has earned a top spot in our 15 best exterior paint colors for your home in 2021. Like you see on the door and sidelights in the picture above, this bronze color is primarily used as an accent color. That said, it can also be used as a base color in the right environment, bringing some extra warmth with stone, gray, and black surrounding.
brick&batten’s Color of the Year
For 2021, we chose Seapearl for the color of the year! While Kendall Charcoal was seriously considered, Seapearl by Benjamin Moore tipped the scales for us because of its unique versatility. Great as a trim, accent, siding, stucco, and brick color across a wide variety of home styles, Seapearl seems to have it all. It also won points for its nod to the current reprise of updated beige colors we are seeing in modern home trends.
Get Painting in 2021
This year, we will continue to see neutral colors from light and bright to moody and dark used on homes of all styles, especially when other materials such as wood and iron are incorporated into the design. In addition to neutrals, updated earthy tones will make a resurgence, for traditional and modern homes alike.
Remember, color is just one aspect of achieving your curb appeal goals. To identify the best exterior paint colors for your home, with the peace of mind that your remodel will turn out great, use brick&batten’s exterior design service. An exterior designer will create a custom design of your home and provide a realistic rendering so you know exactly what your home will look like before you even start the project. Get started today!