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What are some outside house paint ideas?

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Neutral colors like white, grey, beige, taupe and browns are choices for painting house exteriors. Blue, cream, yellow and shades of green look good outside a home when themed with the right combinations.

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White is a classic color that shows up well and can be personalized with vivid borders. White and blue is a timeless combination as blue is a versatile color that blends well with white. Blue on its own is also suitable, and there are many shades to choose from. Depending on the area, vivid blues are good for open and bright landscapes, whereas deeper blues match green landscapes and regions with seasonal weather. Earthy colors like beige, brown and tan are a good choice for natural and woody areas and are colors that remain popular at any time.

Colors like green and yellow look good in slightly muted tones, as bright hues can look very off-putting. Pastel shades like peach work well in vibrant landscapes, whereas bright colors like red and sea foam suit neutral surroundings. Choose a color that complements the roof color and use three colors or three shades of the same color where one is a dominant color and the other two accent it. Neutral colors are safe as they suit any style of architecture and are considered classic.

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