The exterior of our house is currently painted a blah gray-green. I don’t know why the former owners loved sage like it was their job but they did.
This is last summer when we were taking down the metal railing on the front stoop. I would’ve yoinked those shutters down a year ago but the previous owners painted the sage color around the shutters….so it’s white underneath. Solid d-bag move.
Obviously the sage green isn’t doing anything for me but it also doesn’t make our plants jump out at you either. My original plan has been to paint the house a warm white like China White BM or Swiss Coffee BM.
I’d give my left nut to have black metal windows in our house.
Holy crap….this climbing hydrangea! All the heart eyes.
Our climbing hydrangea is currently stunted and not happy at the base of our west-facing chimney. It turned fully brown around mid-summer, probably getting too fried in the afternoon sun in this spot. We gotta move it, maybe to the other side of the house and let it climb the siding.
So paint the house white is the plan. Unless….you know what else makes greenery stand out?
This entire house is gorgeous.
Espalier vines and old man painting? Badass.
What would you choose? Black or white? I’m still strongly leaning white for a bunch of reasons but the black is very tempting.