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Our Review of Extra White by Sherwin Williams

Extra White by Sherwin Williams has become one of our favorite whites to turn to when designing homes. It’s a stunning shade of white that’s never too stark or soft but still brightens a home easily. Our designers have used it on numerous home styles as an accent and central color with incredible results. Keep ...

Beach Cottage Exterior Transformation in North Carolina

Katie H. was ready to overhaul her beach cottage exterior. But even after finding a contractor and getting the ball rolling on her renovations, she was overwhelmed by the nearly endless paint color combinations she could choose from.  Knowing the exterior of our house needed some serious love, we contracted to have new siding installed ...

Our Review of Ballet White by Benjamin Moore

Ballet White by Benjamin Moore is an off-white and creamy hue that’s a wonderful choice for a home exterior. Our designers love it for its versatility, neutral undertones, and sophisticated feel. It’s a beautiful color in an array of environments and on many home styles. You really can’t go wrong with this one! Below, we ...

6 Best Warm White Paint Colors for Your Home in 2024

Perhaps surprisingly, white can be a tricky paint color to pick for your home’s exterior. The undertones vary significantly and can be hard to see on a swatch. Plus, different elements in your exterior like a brick driveway, lots of shade, or stone can alter how the white is perceived. Instead of spending a lot ...

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 ...

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 ...

Our Review of Pure White by Sherwin Williams

When it comes to updating your exterior, there’s no shade more classic than white. This tried-and-true favorite is versatile enough for any style of home, transforming farmhouses, cottages, colonials, and everything in between. But choosing the right white hue can be challenging. If you’re looking for a soft white with subtle undertones, Pure White by ...

Painted Brick House Exterior Transformation

When renovating her brick home, Charlene L. was ready to ditch its red brick and retro vibes in favor of a more modern look. With so many details to decide upon, like choosing paint colors, selecting finishes, and adding decorative accents like house numbers and front porch furniture, she knew she needed to bring in ...