The brick&batten Blog

Tagged under: exterior design

Lantern

Get Discount &
Design Tips

Sign Up Now!

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 Incorporate a Plunge Pool into Your Exterior Design

As the popularity of plunge pools continues to surge, more and more homeowners are adding these compact pools to their design desires. Still, from the placement to landscaping, there are a lot of little details to consider. If you’ve been yearning for this type of pool, our designers can help impactfully incorporate one into your ...

The 12 Best Exterior Trim Paint Colors for Your Home

Paint colors are a crucial element of exterior design. Those colors extend beyond the main shade on an exterior though. Exterior trim colors play a huge role in the overall appearance of your home. As such, it’s important to choose the right color to achieve the look you’re after. Bold, eclectic hues are on-trend for ...

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, ...

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 ...

10 Garage Design Ideas to Elevate Your Home Exterior

Garages often get overlooked during the renovation process with areas like the main entrance typically taking center stage. But a well-designed garage can offer as much of a curb appeal boost as the perfect color palette or an inviting front porch. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of our favorite garage design ...

10 French Country House Exterior Designs We Love

French country design style harmonizes rustic elegance with timeless charm. Distinctive elements include steeply pitched roofs and quaint accents that reflect a romantic countryside allure, like shutters and floral window boxes. Limewashed brick or natural stone exteriors add a weathered, textural quality common with the style. Symmetry and asymmetry coexist on a French country house, ...

Simple Exterior Updates Elevate Colonial Style Home

Kara M. was eager to make some adjustments to the exterior of her colonial style home. While she wasn’t looking for any dramatic overhauls, she wanted to make a few strategic upgrades to transform her exterior. While she had a general idea of what she was looking for, she was struggling to determine how to ...

Our Favorite Home Depot Exterior Doors and Design Examples

Selecting exterior doors for your home is a big decision that can have a major impact on your curb appeal. From style and material to hardware and paint color, there are lots of factors to consider when shopping for exterior doors, which can make the process feel daunting. If you’re in the market for new ...