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Accent Colors for a Traditional Farmhouse

House Paint Color Workshop: Accent Colors for a Traditional Farmhouse

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The owner would like to add color accents to this traditional farmhouse. What colors do you suggest?
The owner would like to add color accents to this traditional white farmhouse

The owner would like to add color accents to this traditional farmhouse

Photo courtesy of the homeowner
Lance sends us this paint color challenge:
"Built in late 1949. Painted white stucco exterior. Dull red brick lines bottom of each window sill. I believe it is Colonial, but am not sure.

"I do not want to paint entire house. I was thinking about adding shutter details. What do you recommend? Also want to change color of shutters, and add accent colors. What do you recommend?

"How about the porch? I also want to detail it."

Any ideas? What details can Lance add to spruce up his home? What colors would you paint the shutters? Can you recommend accent colors for the porch? Click on the Readers Respond links below to send your comments... and see what others are saying.
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