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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, ...

Our Review of Simply White by Benjamin Moore

Few home exterior paint colors are as transformative and as versatile as a crisp, fresh white. It’s part of the reason Benjamin Moore’s Simply White paint was named color of the year in 2016 — and has remained one of the brand’s top sellers ever since. Whether it’s coating your whole house or used sparingly ...

Our Review of Alabaster by Sherwin Williams

Alabaster by Sherwin Williams is a soft, warm off-white that our designers love for its versatility. It was named the 2016 Sherwin Williams color of the year, as a nod to “personal solace and revival” – an understated, soothing, peaceful color. But it’s far from trendy. It has staying power and has been a bestseller ...

Exterior Paint Color of the Year 2021

Benjamin Moore’s Seapearl has been chosen as our top pick for 2021. When it comes to choosing a color for your home’s exterior, your options can feel endless. The color you paint your home can set the tone for your whole exterior design — not to mention it can seriously impact your curb appeal. At ...

Our Review of White Dove Paint by Benjamin Moore

There’s such a thing as having too many options to choose from when it comes to selecting the right white paint for your home’s exterior. White Dove by Benjamin Moore is a white paint color that always makes our short list of . So if looking at paint sample cards and comparing swatches on siding ...

Our Review of Swiss Coffee Paint by Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore has made a name for itself in the paint world. In fact, we think it could have the potential to become a household name for paint, just like Kleenex is to tissues or La Croix is to sparkling water. Of course, Benjamin Moore has certainly earned its status as a top player in ...

Painting Your Home? 12 Things to Know Before You Start

There are 12 things to know before painting your home. Choosing a home exterior paint color can be frightening. Our brick&batten designers have come up with some solid ways to help you choose the best home exterior paint color without losing your sanity in the process.  Spending countless hours in front of the paint samples ...

Home Exterior Paint Colors That Work

Are you still looking to paint your home’s exterior but just can’t commit to a color? We get it! You need home exterior paint colors that work. Choosing exterior paint from a little paint chip, while rushing through the hardware store, is nearly impossible. Many of our brick&batten clients come to us because of this ...