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Our Review of Oyster Bay by Sherwin Williams

If you’ve been hunting for a neutral paint color to use on your exterior but aren’t quite satisfied with grays and beiges, Oyster Bay by Sherwin Williams might be the solution you need. It’s a neutral, grayish-green color that has blue undertones to boot. This serene shade is as versatile as it is beautiful. Read ...

12 of Our Favorite Navy Blue House Designs

If you’re someone who gravitates toward color on your exterior, navy blue might already be on your radar. And there are a slew of navy shades our expert exterior designers are loving right now. From medium-toned, straightforward shades to complicated hues that have a near-black appearance, navy covers a broad range. Our designers know how ...

8 Rustic Paint Colors for Home Exteriors

If you love the feeling of mountain homes and cabins and you’re thinking of updating your exterior, you may be in the market for a fresh design scheme featuring rustic paint colors. When our designers partner with homeowners to help them see the potential in a home with a rustic design, paint plays an important ...

Our Review of Oyster White by Sherwin Williams

Oyster White by Sherwin Williams joins our expanding list of review-worthy off-white paint colors. This soft off-white is perfect for farmhouses and traditional homes in shady or sunny locations. Its versatility and ease of use earned it a spot on our list of the best Sherwin Williams exterior paint colors for 2023. Keep reading to ...

Modernized Ranch Style House in Oregon

Choosing the right exterior paint color for your home can be overwhelming, and it’s one of the main reasons homeowners turn to the experts at brick&batten. When Allison B. wanted to repaint her ranch style house, she struggled to select the right paint color and enlisted our help. I was wanting to repaint my house ...

Top Home Exterior Trends of 2023: Forecasting

We’re excited to share our favorite home exterior trends for 2023. To compile this list of trending design elements and ideas, we reflected on the top trends of this year and considered what we plan to recommend more of in the year to come. Some of these updates are fairly simple, while others will require ...

Outdoor Decor Ideas: Our Designers’ Product Picks

Outdoor decor, such as lighting, tables, and chairs, can not only make your outdoor space more functional, but it can offer a major aesthetic upgrade, too. The right outdoor decor can take a yard from boring to beautiful. As expert exterior designers, we spend a lot of time researching outdoor decor and talking with vendors ...

Our Favorite Exterior Design Trends 2022: Looking Back

The year of 2022 is coming to a close, so we’ve decided to round up the top trending exterior design trends of the year. Our designers have exceeded expectations when faced with new challenges and were innovative with fresh solutions for the problems that property owners bring to us again and again. From fence gates ...

Our Top Exterior House Color 2023

After many hours of deliberation, looking both at our body of work and client requests over this past year and what we’re seeing in the broader world of home and exterior design, we’re ready to announce the top exterior house color 2023 will usher in. First, we looked back at our top paint colors of ...