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The 15 Best Exterior House Colors of 2023

We’re pleased to share our list of the best exterior house colors 2023 has to offer. Exterior paint colors are one of the biggest reasons people turn to the experts here at brick&batten. As such, we love sharing some of the trending hues and palettes we’re seeing for residential curb appeal every year. (Check out ...

New Board and Batten Siding with Brick on Illinois Home

When purchasing a house, many people will fall in love with one aspect of the home — such as the interior — and make plans to update other features down the road. That was exactly the case for Scott T. and his family when they purchased their Illinois home.  … the inside of the house ...

The 16 Best Sherwin Williams Exterior Paint Colors for 2023

Are you considering repainting your home’s exterior in the year ahead but unsure what shade to select? Don’t worry — our roundup of the best Sherwin Williams exterior paint colors for 2023 is full of inspiration. To compile this list, we examined the colors we’re loving right now that we expect to remain popular in ...

The 16 Best Benjamin Moore Exterior Paint Colors for 2023

At the end of every year, we use our design expertise to compile a list of exterior paint colors we expect to be trending in the coming year. Whether you plan to paint your home’s exterior soon or simply want to stay up to date on industry trends, you’re going to want to check out ...

Updated Home Exterior for U.S. Marine

We typically get clients who come to us with a vision for what they want their home to look like. Homeowners will mull over design tastes and style preferences and share their ideas with our team. But every once in a while, the process takes a more unique approach. Such was the case with Mary ...

The brick&batten Team’s Favorite Exterior Designs of 2022

To show our gratitude for the work we get to do day-in and day-out here at brick&batten, and in honor of Thanksgiving, we are sharing some of our team’s favorite exterior designs of 2022. We had a great time putting last year’s list together, and seeing the variety of projects below makes us once again ...

13 Modern Craftsman House Exteriors We Love

Craftsman-style homes are inspired by a type of architecture that was born from the Arts and Crafts movement during the mid-19th century. Characteristics include exposed rafters, gabled roofs, front porches with support columns, and wood framing. To make a craftsman home more modern, our designers have a slew of ideas that will get you inspired. ...

The Best Modern Farmhouse Exterior Colors

Farmhouses. They’ve been around for centuries and have evolved many times over those centuries. This timeless American home style is known for monochromatic and neutral color palettes, vertical siding, and porches of all sizes, but especially big ones. Now, we see clients updating their old farmhouses into dream homes and building new homes to look ...

8 Dark Olive Green House Designs

When you think of a dark olive green house, you might picture it joined by other earth tones for a rustic design. While that approach is lovely, and something you’ll find a few examples of in this post, the color offers other paths, too. From white trim for a crisp look to greige and off-white ...