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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 ...

15 Best Black and Dark Gray Paint Colors for Exteriors

We are seeing more and more clients choose black and dark gray paint colors for their home’s exterior. We couldn’t be more excited about this exterior paint trend. New technology in paint and siding allow for darker colors without fading, and more people are opting for bold, moody color palettes. With that in mind, we ...

8 Dark Color Palette Ideas for Your Home’s Exterior

While white, light gray, and beige are classic colors for home exteriors, a light and bright palette isn’t the only solution. For a distinguished, moody look, consider using a dark color palette for your exterior instead. From true navy to black to charcoal gray, the options are nearly endless.  Discover our favorite dark paint color ...

Black House Siding with Stone and Brick

Buddy P. discovered brick&batten on accident — his wife stumbled across our Facebook page — and was impressed with our work, so he enlisted our help to update his home’s exterior.  Read on to learn how Buddy used our design, which features black house siding, painted brick, and more, to transform his home and dramatically ...

10 Black Front Door Ideas to Update Your Entry

Curb appeal might only call out the curb by name, but there are so many design elements it encompasses. Think of your exterior as a face. The front door is the eyes. It’s a simple piece, but a vital one to your home’s aesthetic. Black front doors are timeless — they work whether you go ...

18 Modern Black Houses with Gorgeous Exteriors

The use of black or very dark exterior paint colors has been on-trend for a few years now. As such, we are boldly stepping into the darkness for 2022. Modern, minimalist design has all the calming elements of a neutral color palette and simplicity. However, the use of more saturated hues kicks up the drama. ...

Our Review of Sherwin Williams’ Caviar

Sherwin Williams’ Caviar is one of our top exterior house colors of 2022, and with good reason. This near-black shade is full of drama. It’s sophisticated and rich, but it isn’t for the faint of heart. Join us as we dig deep into Caviar’s specs, how our designers tend to use it, and alternative paint ...

12 Black Brick House Exteriors to Inspire You

These days, you’re likely seeing more and more homes with dark exteriors. Black exteriors, and black brick exteriors in particular, are becoming increasingly popular. Black, charcoal, and gray colors are rich and expressive. If you’re thinking of making this decision for your own home’s exterior, check out these 12 beautiful black brick houses for some ...

White House, Black Trim: A Combination We Love

A white house with black trim is an American classic. And when it comes to making this palette choice for your home, the possibilities are endless. These days, there’s no such thing as a singular black shade and one solitary white shade. Instead, there are boatloads of different blacks and whites that create a stylish, ...