How to Paint a House + Our Bungalow Exterior Reveal
You guys, I lived in the tiny bungalow for 4.5 years… and it’s had peeling paint on the exterior the entire time.A big part of preparing it to sell last month was to improve the curb appeal… and finalllllly deal with the exterior paint!How to Paint a House Exterior: Tips & TricksChoose the right paintI’m a firm believer in doing things once and doing them the right way from the start.Build scaffoldingWhen it comes to how to paint a house, you need a sturdy surface to stand on first and foremost.Between the fires here on the West Coast, incredibly heavy rains, and the insanity of our move, this was the best I can do… but even with these iPhone photos, you can totally tell how great the exterior paint project turned out!
Simple Tips for Better Curb Appeal
Project Design: Simple Tips for Better Curb AppealThis month’s Project Design is all about curb appeal.She and her husband have lived in the home for about a year and a half and they have made so many improvements including the curb appeal.We’ve used them for exterior door hardware, interior door hardware and hinges as well as knobs and pulls on our kitchen cabinetry.We painted our garage black and added a portico giving it curb appeal!Make sure you stop by these blogs to see more curb appeal!
Carbine & Associates Home Builders
Returning to a Carbine custom home to visit after our clients move in is always special and this black and white farmhouse made our day!Here is a tour of this beautiful Franklin home which is the perfect blend of on trend and fabulous.But, why is the black and white contrasting farmhouse so very popular?Gentlemen’s LoungeUpon entering the home, sliding Tennessee Barn Doors repeat the SW Tricorn Black color providing an elegant entrance with a gold handle.Create Your Own Custom HomeCheck back as we next share the black and white farmhouse’s master retreat and outdoor living spaces!
How To Style White Homes with Black Shutters
If you’re thinking of going black and white with your home decor, these white homes with black exterior shutters are sure to give you some inspiration.A Black Paneled Door with Black Paneled ShuttersTraditional black paneled shutters with white siding are a perfect blend of classic aesthetics and modern taste.A Black Roof and Garage DoorSet against the stark white siding of this home, the black roof, black Bermuda shutters and black garage doors really command attention.In keeping with tradition, this home features black panel style shutters on the first floor and black louver style shutters on the second floor.Choosing the Best Black Shutters for Your White HomeIf you’re ready to amp up the contrast on your white home, then black shutters could be the ideal option.
Modern Farmhouse with Wrap
Modern Farmhouse with Wrap-around PorchThis newly-built Modern Farmhouse feels grand but it still feels welcoming.Wall Paint ColorWall Paint Color: Sherwin Williams SW 6232 Misty.Paint ColorTwo-toned Bedroom Paint Color: Sherwin Williams SW 6244 Naval on the bottom 1/3 of walls and Sherwin Williams SW 6504 Sky High on top 2/3 of walls.Daughter’s BathroomWall Paint Color: Sherwin Williams White Mint.Floor Tile: 6×24 Fabric Tile – similar here & here – Other Great Tiles for Mudrooms/Laundry Rooms:here, here, here, here, here, here & here.
White House with Black Trim: 9+ Striking Exterior Design Ideas
You can use either white rake boards, black rake boards, or both in your single-story white house black trim exterior designs.White House Black Trim: Spanish-StyleSource: brickandbatten.imgix.netWhite house black trims are a classic evergreen combo that you can use in any architectural style.White House with Yellow Front Door and Black TrimSource: pinimg.comYou can definitely go with the white trim for the white house, or white house “black window trim” and door frames for the white house.Here are some more White Houses with Black Window Trim inspiration photos for you:Source: pinimg.comSource: pinimg.comSource: pinimg.comSource: pinimg.comSource: pinimg.comSource: pinimg.comSource: pinimg.comSource: pinimg.comSource: st.hzcdn.comSource: pinimg.comSource: homebunch.comConsider White House Black TrimFrom all the white houses with black trim ideas above, which one steals your attention?You can go with a modern white house with black trim or a black house with white trim; both ways, your exteriors will look spectacular.
Our First Flip House Reveal! You won't believe it!
5 shares PinShareYou won’t believe it’s the same house!Flip House: Final Reveal Walkthrough + Video TourYOU GUYS.KitchenBefore:During:After:I’m not saying I don’t love every other part of the house, but this part by far outweighs them all.Many of the things in the house are from Amazon and you can find them by simply visiting my Amazon storefront here!I’m so thankful you decided to follow along on our first house flip.
16 White Brick House Ideas
In particular, the white brick house has been trending for years and remains popular with our clients and designers alike.If you’re on the fence, these 16 white brick house ideas just might sway you toward painting!#1 // Most Popular Choice Is SeapearlBy far our most popular white brick house color choice is Seapearl by Benjamin Moore.#10 // White Brick Ranch HouseOur designers modernized this traditional brick ranch home with a fresh coat of white paint.White Brick Houses Are Here to StayLove it or hate it, a white brick house is a popular option for those who want to update their home without replacing the masonry.
Classic Red and Green Christmas Porch
Welcome to this year’s classic red and green Christmas porch tour!You just can’t go wrong with traditional Christmas decor, and most importantly it’s what my boys feel the most connected with–so festive red and green it is this year!Classic Red and Green Christmas PorchI kept the porch decor uncluttered and pretty simple this year.Thanks so much for stopping by to check out my Christmas porch tour!Pin and ShareGorgeous Red Plaid Christmas Porch Decorating IdeasChristmas Porch Decorating IdeasNatural and Lush Christmas Porch with Oversized Christmas OrnamentsDIY Oversized Christmas OrnamentsGreen & Blue Christmas Porch
13 Beautiful Black Doors with White Trim Design Ideas for Both
Today’s post will break down some of the most beautiful black doors with white trim examples.Complement Benjamin Moore’s Black Doors with Benjamin Moore Cotton Balls White Trim for a Traditional PorchYou can also use black doors and white trim to elevate your traditional porch.This Black Door and White Trim Complement the Light Blue Walls for a Classic Interior FeelAll you need to recreate this traditional and suburban home interior is a black door with white trim to complement a light pastel wall color.These Benjamin Moore Space Black Front Doors Look Stunning Against the White Trim and Black ExteriorFor our following example, take a look at this stunning black and white house exterior, which features black doors, black siding, and stark white trim for a striking contrast.Combine Dragon’s Breath by BM Black Doors with White Trim For a Relaxing and Zen BedroomIf you are looking to renovate your bedroom and transform it into the ultimate oasis where you can unwind and feel cozy, you can’t go wrong with incorporating black doors and white trim.
Front Porch Rocking Chairs
That is exactly how I found this black rocking chair for only $50 at Home Depot.I quickly called Mr. Whitelane over to do the heavy lifting and got this big black rocking chair in my cart a.s.a.p.It makes sense because these rocking chairs usually sell for at least $90 or more.I took the one chair home and came up with a plan B. I wanted two black rocking chairs to sit on my front porch.That’s right, I decided to spray paint a white rocking chair I already had.
Best White Farmhouse Exterior Paint Colors and how to use them
Discover the best paint color palettes for white farmhouse exteriors with trim and front door colors (and tips on how to choose them).Best Black Paint Colors for Farmhouse Exterior AccentsOur favorite black paint colors for farmhouse exterior accents are SW Iron Ore and SW Urbane Bronze.Best Farmhouse Exterior Paint ColorsThese are our favorite farmhouse exterior paint colors – a much more colorful look than it seems.That’s why it’s best to work with a professional exterior paint color consultant.Related Posts:6 Exterior Paint Color Combos (and how to pick them)Coastal Cottage Exterior Makeover6 More Palettes for Red Brick HousesThe Best Exterior Paint Colors for Red Brick Homes (and what not to do)Mid-Mod Exterior Paint Colors Reveal Hidden TreasureHistoric Exterior Paint Color TransformationWe love your comments!
2023 Door Trends – Our Top Three Predictions
In our Raleigh, NC door replacement showroom, we often talk to homeowners who want to keep up with current door trends.That’s why, in this article, we’re sharing our top three predictions for the door trends that we think will be everywhere in 2023.PinterestPrint Friendly¾ Light Doors in Black or Wood GrainMost of the front doors we’re ordering for our customers these days are ¾ Light doors.These patio door options offer an easy and functional way to create instant indoor-outdoor living space.When you’re ready to select a new front door, you can trust Window Works to show you the latest trends in door designs and security options.
5 Spaces to Inspire Outdoor Area Decor
Here are five inspiring ideas for creating the perfect outdoor area decor.All it took was a colorful table and chairs, an outdoor rug, and some plants.Just like indoor rooms, an outdoor room’s story is told in the decorative details.Whether you use in-ground solar lights, suspend candelabras from the trees or string party lights as in this backyard party area, the proper illumination will keep the party going all night long.So ring in summer your favorite way — with a backyard bash for 20 or on the porch swing solo, book at your side.
Plum and Red Mums Fall Porch
Create a cozy fall porch using plum and red mums with gold lanterns and floral toss pillows.Plum and Red Mums Fall PorchI am part of the Better Homes & Gardens for Walmart Influencer Network, and each month I receive a challenge to decorate a part of my home using Better Homes & Gardens for Walmart products!Thanks so much for stopping by and seeing this year’s fall porch!Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – Pinterest – WebsiteIf you liked my porch decorating, you might also enjoy the following:More Fall Decorating IdeasVisit my fellow BHG bloggers for their simple and creative ways to decorate for fall!Small Entryway Decorating IdeasVintage Cottage Fall PorchBlack & White Fall IdeasSimple Fall DecorCozy Fall EntryFree Fall Printable Wall DecorFall Entryway Ideas
Patio and Front Porch Decor
Modern Farmhouse House Tour
🙂Garage DoorThe side entry garage (with balcony over it), features a black garage door painted in Sherwin Williams SW 7069 Iron Ore.Kitchen Island Dimensions: 63″ x 69″Kitchen LayoutThis modern farmhouse kitchen features a classic layout with a new-take on design.Windows Paint ColorBlack windows are painted in Sherwin Williams SW 7069 Iron Ore.SunroomThe family room opens to a cozy sunroom.Upstairs HallwaySecond floor doors are painted in Sherwin Williams Extra White SW 7006 – except the barn door.You can follow my pins here: Pinterest/HomeBunchSee more Inspiring Interior Design Ideas in my Archives.
Three easy ways to instantly update your curb appeal
Three Easy Ways to Instantly Update Your Curb Appeal1.House numbersI wasn’t a big fan of the house numbers on our home for a number of reasons.Such a drastic change from the small house numbers to the bigger, more aesthetically pleasing house numbers.I found the most perfect house numbers on Etsy from Letter Cut after a bunch of research.There you have it, three easy ways to instantly update your curb appeal.
Standard Door Casing Sizes and How to Choose Your Trim
What Is Door Casing?Basic door casings are made of three separate pieces: two long pieces for the sides of the door and a shorter piece for the top.Door casings come in a wide variety of styles, which fall under two general categories: butted and mitered casing.Related Article How to Maintain Your Exterior Doors Keep your doors in tip-top shapeHow Do I Know Which Type of Door Casing is Right for Me?What is the Average Cost to Install Door Casing?
White Houses with Black Trim Inspiration
White houses with black window trim is a trend that isn’t leaving any time soon!I’ve been longing to go with a white house with dark window trim for a more modern farmhouse/coastal vibe.Today I’m sharing a beautiful collection of white houses with black window trim and some additional thoughts I’d love to hear from you about!White Houses with Black Window Trim Inspiration PhotosNow, onto the inspiration!This is a white house with black window trim that nears absolute perfection!
How to Update Curb Appeal: Paint Your Door
Paint your exterior door to update curb appeal.Painting your front door can completely transform the look and feel of your curb appeal for around $18–the cost of 1 quart of exterior paint.I like to use the following supplies when I paint doors or furniture:Metal paint trayPlastic garbage bag to cover tray (Makes for easy cleanup.)Foam paint rollerPurdy angled paint brushExterior paint and primer in one.Be sure to use an EXTERIOR paint for exterior doors.
Our Brick House Exterior Makeover (White Trim & Black Shutters)
😜In that home goals post, I shared, “I’m thinking about painting the white trim my favorite white: Simply White (Benjamin Moore).I’m in love …As you can see, we not only have white trim and black shutters, we also have grass!I might change it out for a wood door someday, but for now the black door is perfect.But when it came to choosing the white color for our trim, I tried my default white color, Simply White by Benjamin Moore, and it worked great!So, then I went to the decorating store and had them color match Black, Black Beauty and Onyx.
Best white paint colors for exteriors
Here are the best white paint colors for exteriors and how to choose the right one for your home.8 of the best white paint colors for exteriorsOyster White by Sherwin WilliamsDespite the name, Oyster White is actually a light greige paint color.Out of all the paint colors I’ve considered, as far as white exteriors go, Oyster White definitely has the most depth to it.Alabaster White has a LRV of 82White Duck by Sherwin WilliamsDespite the name, White Duck actually an off white color.White Duck has an LRV of 74Moderne White by Sherwin WilliamsModerne White is very similar to White Duck in that they both have a LRV of 74 and have greige undertones.
Outdoor Living Bliss Is As Simple As Black And White In A Three
This charming Eze Breeze custom 3-season room addition from Deck Plus checks all the boxes in terms of style, comfort, and functionality!Choosing a versatile outdoor room was the perfect answer.About The Three Season RoomDeck Plus designed this outdoor room addition using the innovative Eze Breeze system.These panels can be fully opened to reveal 75% airflow within your outdoor room or fully closed to give you a 100% enclosure.Additionally, an improvement such as a porch, screened porch, or outdoor room adds value to their home.
Backyard Patio Ideas and Updates