Jun 13, 2010 9:35 pm
I am Building a two story house in Adelaide similar to the attached picture except we have a double garage. As we have 2 young children we didn't have much time to research exterior colours prior to our selections appointment. We had a few ideas but used the consulant's ideas to put it all together. Anyway this is what weve ended up with:
Roof, Gutter, Fascia: Colourbond Woodland Grey
Downpipes: Colourbond Paperbark
Eaves: 1/4 Colourbond Paperbark (selections consultant's idea)
Garage door: Paperbark
Front Double Doors: Charcoal Grey
Windows: White Birch
Front facade (rendered finish): Colourbond Paperbark
Portico: 2 x Colourbond Paperbark
Recently I have visited a few new housing estates and have noticed that paperbark/cream houses seem to be out of vogue whilst whiter and brighter homes seem to be in fashion. I was wondering if I used a colour such as colourbond Surfmist or similar for the facade with a Woodland grey roof and silver/grey windows whether it might make the home look "crisper" and more modern.
Any feedback or ideas would be greatly appreciated
Re: Please help me with exterior colours!2
Jun 13, 2010 10:02 pm
It does seem like a lot of paperbark, especially with your garage the same. With your house design having predominantly only 3 colours, it may seem a bit bland.
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blackcat20Exterior colours. Grey is the most confusing colourExterior colours. Grey is the most confusing colour
We're using timeless grey for our portico to make it stand out from the rest of the house.