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Craftsman versus Ranch Remodel Decisions

Before & After home renovation. A covered porch adds curb appeal. I cannot believe the difference! Beautiful job!

Colors for Foursquare Houses: A 1917 foursquare house clad in yellow siding, with pale trim and a green roof. This is a more traditional “Colonial Revival” or “Edwardian Classical” style color scheme, as a light antidote to the dark Victorian schemes of 20 years earlier.

Original Eichler paint colors for your ranch or contemporary home

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If you are working with red brick siding, try painting your front door black and then choosing a gray-blue or blue-green color for the rest of the house, such as Heather Gray 2139-49 (siding A), Intrigue 1580 (siding B), or Galapagos Green 475 (Siding C), all from Benjamin Moore.

Cottage-Style Home Ideas

A Cottage at Its Peak- A Cottage at Its Peak- My dream home would be this style of cottage. I love that there would be plenty of light with all the windows. I would want the color to be a soft, light grey or maybe a light aqua with a welcoming red on the front door.

Chelsea Grey/Benjamin Moore (Design Sponge: "This is my favorite grey paint ever, period...It’s funny because it photographs as quite blue sometimes, but it’s actually a VERY rich green base. I think green bases are my favorite because they’re warm and smooth and so velvety... ready for something dark and different that makes any artwork or photograph pop, this is your paint. (Really, this is your paint any time. It’s just perfect.)"