The exterior of the new house needs a major facelift and I can’t decide what to do. For sure, I’ll be planting a path of boxwood from the driveway to the front door. Boxwood is one of my favourite greens! I’ll also be doing some nice wicker chairs out front.
|BEFORE! I can’t stand the pink brick and the storm doors will be coming off.|
My initial reaction is to bring out the Georgian roots of the home and paint the brick white, shutters black, and door red. Eventually I’ll redo the front patio and steps in red brick. With this, I worry that the house will be too white, and it will really stick out in the neighbourhood. There are no other painted brick homes on the street. Not that I mind sticking out..hehe
|Painted White Brick, Red Door, Black Shutters and Garage|
|Same as above, but a little more off white|
Fearing the white is too bright, maybe I should go with a deep taupe brick. But with this, I worry the brick will be ugly painted.
|Taupe brick, Red door, Black shutters and garage|
|Same as above, but with a black painted porch cover|
Since I am clearly chicken to paint my brick, maybe I should just paint the shutters and door to give it an update.
|Black painted shutters and garage, Red door.|
|Chocolate Brown painted shutters and garage, Red door.|
|White painted shutters and garage. Chocolate brown door|
I can’t decide what to do. Help!!!