Welcome Home: Shades of Red for Front Doors

Red is a great color for front doors. Some say it symbolizes “welcome” and others say it attracts good luck and positive energy into the home.  There’s even a story that Albert Einstein painted his front door red so he could always find his own house!  Here are some shades our clients have used in the […]

Finishing Touches: Window Boxes

  Kevin snapped this photo of a client’s window boxes and we just loved them! Window boxes are a charming way to add visual interest to your house.  Below are some colorful suggestions for plants that do well in window boxes – most are classic garden annuals you may already be familiar with.  Window boxes […]

The Big Picture: Subtle greens for the exterior

Don’t be afraid of green – it can be a great, subtle color that is common in many historic palettes.  Greens that are almost grey or tan are usually the safest bet.  Choose contrasting trim and accent colors like creamy white and warm, reddish brown.  They will keep the house from blending in completely with the […]