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Exterior Modern Farmhouse Transformation in Tennessee

When she bought her home in the fall of 2022, Dawn S. knew her exterior had potential. However, she was struggling to see past the existing monochromatic neutral color palette. Dawn’s goal was to infuse the exterior with a modern farmhouse style that was equally elevated, elegant, and rustic. But between choosing new siding, selecting ...

How to Achieve an Organic Modern Aesthetic for Your Home Exterior

Modern design is undeniably popular, and one of the most frequent requests we get from clients is that we help them modernize their existing exterior. Whether they have a farmhouse, a rustic mountain home, or a ranch, a modern exterior is at the top of many of our clients’ wish lists. And recently, we’ve seen ...

Best Home Depot Light Fixtures for Your Home’s Exterior

When updating their home’s exterior, most people focus their attention on larger items like cladding materials, paint colors, doors, and windows. But smaller details, such as light fixtures, can have just as much of an impact on your curb appeal. With that in mind, we’ve put together a roundup of our favorite Home Depot light ...

Greige Paint and Covered Porch Transform Brick Home

Jenny C. wanted to make a change to her home’s exterior. She was eager to make a few upgrades to give it a more balanced, modern look. And while she had a few initial ideas, Jenny wasn’t sure what she needed to bring her vision to life. Between choosing a new color palette, final finishes, ...

Our Review of Pewter Green by Sherwin Williams

Pewter Green by Sherwin Williams is an earthy exterior paint color that grounds the home in nature and adds charm and curb appeal. We love Pewter Green so much, we even named it one of the best Sherwin Williams paint colors of 2024. Between its unique characteristics and calming effect, this is a color that ...

The Best Shades of White for Your Home Exterior in 2024

Have you finally decided on white for your home’s exterior? While identifying your style and selecting white as the main hue for your design may seem like the final step, it’s just the tip of the iceberg. White comes in many different variations, with warm and cool undertones and varying brightness levels that can change ...

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 ...

9 Neutral Color Palette Ideas for Your Home Exterior

While popular paint colors come and go, one combination never goes out of style: a neutral color palette. Choosing from a mix of white, beige, brown, black, or gray ensures that your home exterior will be equal parts timeless and modern — even as exterior design fads change. Read on to discover our favorite neutral ...

Simple House Exterior Updates That Won’t Break the Bank

Some exterior home renovations are massive undertakings that people complete over the course of many months (or even years!). But not all homeowners have the time, money, or desire to completely overhaul their exterior. Sometimes, a few simple house upgrades are all that’s needed to achieve someone’s dream exterior.  We work with clients on both ...