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Dark Gray House Update in California

A simple switch from beige to dark gray can make a dramatic difference in the curb appeal of a house. That’s exactly what happened to Roland F.’s California stucco home after he enlisted brick&batten’s designers to come up with a completely overhauled look for his previously stuck-in-the-60s home. Although Roland wanted a change, he didn’t ...

12 Blue Exterior House Colors We Love

Blue exterior house colors run the spectrum from the depths of nearly-black navy all the way to subdued, pale shades. Whether you’re after a daring and moody vibe or you’re going for a look that’s airy and refreshing, our designers can help you find your just-right blue tone. While we are happy to explore any ...

Our Review of Sherwin Williams’ Peppercorn

Dark exterior paint colors are growing in popularity, and Sherwin Williams’ Peppercorn is one of our favorites. This dark gray neutral tone can add a dramatic touch to any home design. In this review, we highlight paint color pairings and recommended applications for Peppercorn, dive into the technical specs of the shade, and more. Wondering ...

Craftsman House Colors: Palettes That Work

A Craftsman house is a timeless design style that first emerged at the turn of the 20th century. The architectural style was inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement of the mid-19th century. These homes are typically small-to-medium and have a slew of prominent features including: Low-pitched roofs and overhanging eaves, often with exposed rafters ...

Our Review of Sherwin Williams’ Porpoise

Sherwin Williams’ Porpoise is a mid-range, complex neutral that we expect to see a lot more of this year. The greige shade made our list of the 17 best exterior house colors of 2022 and the 13 best Sherwin Williams exterior paint colors for 2022. In this review of Sherwin Williams’ Porpoise, we cover the ...

Our Favorite Green Exterior House Colors

When it comes to exterior paint colors, green is growing in popularity. In fact, several of the shades on our list of the best exterior house colors of 2022 were green. From earth tones and nature-inspired hues to dark, saturated shades, green exterior paint color options are seemingly endless. Keep reading to learn more about ...

Our Review of Sherwin Williams’ Black Fox

Sherwin Williams’ Black Fox is a deep, complex neutral paint color. This saturated shade is versatile and striking and made our list of the top exterior house colors of 2022. In this review of Sherwin Williams’ Black Fox, we highlight the technical specs of this shade, paint color pairing ideas, best applications, and other helpful ...

Our Review of Sherwin Williams’ Alpaca

Sherwin Williams’ Alpaca is a stunning warm greige with taupe undertones that made our list of the best Sherwin Williams paint colors for 2022. Our designers use this color on all different home styles. This paint color review dives into the technical specs of Alpaca, how we’ve used the color in exterior design, ideal paint ...

Our Review of Dorian Gray by Sherwin Williams

Sherwin Williams’ Dorian Gray is a beautiful warm gray with plenty of depth for exteriors. It made our list of the top exterior house colors of 2022, and our designers are loving using on all sorts of projects. This paint color review will help you learn about Dorian Gray’s specs, the ways we recommend using ...