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8 L Shaped House Design Ideas and Examples

From beautifully framing your front yard to adding balance within the home’s interior wings, an L-shaped house has many benefits. Originally a variation of the typical ranch-style house, the L-shaped alternative gained popularity thanks to its flexibility and functionality.  Whether you are considering building or moving into an L-shaped house or are looking to refresh ...

Black Stucco House Exterior Transformation in California

Kristina A. and her husband live in a historic California beach town. And while many of the homes have the same coastal look, they wanted instead to opt for something a bit bolder: A black stucco house. While she was a bit intimidated by going to the dark side, Kristina knew it would set her ...

Beach Cottage Exterior Transformation in North Carolina

Katie H. was ready to overhaul her beach cottage exterior. But even after finding a contractor and getting the ball rolling on her renovations, she was overwhelmed by the nearly endless paint color combinations she could choose from.  Knowing the exterior of our house needed some serious love, we contracted to have new siding installed ...

Our Review of October Mist by Benjamin Moore

Green exterior paint colors have been trending for a few years now — and for good reason. They connect us to nature, anchoring our home with a sense of calm and peace. October Mist by Benjamin Moore is no different. A light sage green reminiscent of flower stems, according to Benjamin Moore, October Mist is ...

8 Gemstone Colors for Home Exteriors

Neutral color palettes that feature white, beige, or gray are timeless options for home exteriors. While gemstone colors like teal, red, or maroon might be less commonly seen in exterior designs, that doesn’t mean they’re any less appealing. If you’re looking for a unique, statement-making exterior, consider incorporating our favorite gemstone hues into your palette. ...

Our Review of Ballet White by Benjamin Moore

Ballet White by Benjamin Moore is an off-white and creamy hue that’s a wonderful choice for a home exterior. Our designers love it for its versatility, neutral undertones, and sophisticated feel. It’s a beautiful color in an array of environments and on many home styles. You really can’t go wrong with this one! Below, we ...

Simple Exterior Updates Elevate Brick Home in Virginia

Donna A. knew her classic brick home needed an upgrade. While she liked certain elements of her home’s exterior, she also wanted to infuse a few modern touches. She knew she wanted to make some changes, but she wasn’t sure of the best place to start. I wanted to update my exterior but wasn’t sure ...

Olive Green Color Siding for Georgia New Build

When building a new home, the decisions to be made are nearly endless. In this often-overwhelming string of choices, one of the most impactful is the home’s exterior color palette. Because your exterior is the first thing both you and your guests see when you arrive, it’s a choice that many homeowners struggle with. Especially ...

The 9 Best Gray Exterior Paint Colors of 2024

It can feel overwhelming to look at all the gray paint colors on the market. The options are incredibly diverse. Luckily, we went through the best gray paint colors for you and narrowed the field down to these best bets for home exteriors. Here are the nine best gray exterior paint colors of 2024. When ...