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10 Modern House Colors for Your Exterior in 2024

While the architectural style of your home has a huge impact on how traditional or modern it might feel, another element also plays a major role: choosing modern house colors. Finding the perfect color palette helps ensure your home feels effortlessly en vogue. Whether your style leans toward airy and bright shades or you want ...

Our Review of Raccoon Fur by Benjamin Moore

Beloved by brick&batten designers, Raccoon Fur is an eye-catching and versatile hue with striking attributes. Benjamin Moore describes Raccoon Fur as a “slightly lighter black with an alluring hint of inky violet.” It’s a mysterious hue with tons of character. We love that it can easily play off different accent colors to achieve moody and ...

Our Review of Grant Beige by Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore’s Grant Beige is a warm and buttery hue that goes well with just about everything. Our designers love using this neutral, mid-toned color because it’s highly versatile and easy to work with. We even included it on our list of the 15 best exterior paint colors of 2023 and named it one of the ...

Our Review of Wrought Iron by Benjamin Moore

We recently shared our list of the best black and dark gray paint colors for exteriors, and naturally, Wrought Iron by Benjamin Moore made the cut. Wrought Iron is a beautiful soft black/dark gray that can add depth and softness to a home exterior. It’s refreshingly versatile and a fantastic option if you’re looking for ...

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 ...

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 ...

Our Review of Fawn Brindle by Sherwin Williams

Fawn Brindle is a gorgeous neutral paint color we can’t get enough of. It landed on not one, but two of our annual “best of” lists, receiving high honors as one of the 14 best Sherwin Williams exterior paint colors and one of the 14 best exterior house colors of 2024. Keep reading to learn ...

Samplize Paint Samples: A Guide to Peel-and-Stick Paint Samples

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while or have poked around on our website, you know that we strongly encourage homeowners to test paint colors before committing. Because paint colors can have a tremendous impact on your curb appeal, it’s important to make the right choice. Testing paint colors will help ensure you ...

Our Review of Shoji White by Sherwin Williams

In the world of off-whites, Shoji White by Sherwin Williams is a tried and true favorite. We named Shoji White one of the 6 best warm whites for your home in 2021 and included it in our roundup of the 12 best Sherwin Williams exterior paint colors of 2021. Years later, we’re still crushing on ...