The exterior of your house is what people see before they come in. Having a nice exterior color gives the house a warm and welcoming look even before the visitors enter the threshold. Also, you will want to blend the colors with the surrounding scenery. A good combination of dark, bright, light and subdued colors can make a drab house look like a professional job.
These are some exterior house color ideas especially for those who are the DIY types.
There are various combinations that look superb and make the house look very attractive. Once you know what color looks best with what scenery you can choose the most suitable combination.
We see and judge the inhabitants of a house from its exterior. A shabby house gives the impression that the people who live in it are slipshod and sloppy. But a smart, well-coordinated exterior makes one admire the people who live in the house without even knowing them. These are some ideas for exterior house color that look great and blend in with the surrounding scenery. From log cabins to country mansions, you can choose whatever effect you want to create from this collection. A play with matching or contrasting colors is the trick of making the exterior of a house look good.
Chocolate And Yellow
Chocolate brown, light yellow and stark white are a blend that makes this home looks like a classy period piece.
Gray And Granite
Gray paint and granite stonework combine to form a classy, modern and beautiful exterior for this city house.
Spot Of Brightness
The bright red exterior paint of this home complements the earthy landscape and mountains around it.
This striped pink home is just perfect for a single woman since it has such a lovely feminine color.
One With Nature
When the exterior of a home is such a lovely light blue it stands out beautifully among the greenery and garden.
When you are looking for a classic colonial looking home this brick-like exterior is just what you want.
A very modern home like this one with its indirect lighting looks great with a simple white exterior coat.
A wooden cabin like home with a bright yellow exterior paint is just what you need when the skies are always overcast.
Ochre And Rust
Ochre and rust colors combine to give this lovely home a rustic beauty that blends with the scenery.
When you need an easy to maintain serviceable exterior paint for your home this slate grey will do perfectly.
The light gray striped wooden exterior paint of this home goes very well with the smart old style large windows.
White And Gray
Stark white and light gray shades are a great combo for the exterior of this beautifully designed home.
This is a very beautiful shade of dull green that gives the home a very classy manor-house kind of look.
The brown tiles of the sloping roof contrasts well with the white exterior that is glowing in the countryside sunset.
Teal And White
The unusual teal color of the roof and windows provides a superb contrast for the white exterior of this house.
Black And White
In contrast with the greenery around it, this house exterior of black walls and white windows looks great.
Brown walls and brick roof form a great exterior color for this small house with the white windows.
Yellow And Brown
The fancy brown stripes with light yellow paint give this house a lovely bright exterior.
With bright bougainvillea and greenery around it, the ochre yellow exterior of this house looks warm and inviting.
The white windows, brick roof and awnings, and light yellow exterior paint give this house an irresistible rustic charm.
Brick And White
The white exterior and sloping brick roof are the quintessential attractive combo for a country house.
Spot Of Brightness
When the skies in your region are usually overcast this lovely pink exterior with white windows looks nice and bright.
When you are looking for a house exterior color that makes the place stand out, clearly this dark red shade is perfect.
Logs And Stones
House exterior made of stonework and logs is a superlative idea for a holiday home in the countryside.
Gray And Brown
The grey exterior walls and brown roof of this modern house get an extra touch of class with the straw partition compound walls.
White, gray and beige is a great combo for exterior color that gives this house an ultra modern look.
This house has the typical Greek island style white exterior that looks great in the Mediterranean sunlight.