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Colors for a Colonial House

House Paint Color Workshop: Colors for a Colonial House

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Does a Colonial house have to be white? What colors would you pick for this Colonial home?
Traditional White Colonial House

Traditional White Colonial House

Photo courtesy the homeowner
From Patrick Sinclair:
"I have been told this house in Georgian Colonial. I want to get it painted other than white and want to know my options/colors to stay within historical context. I have done some research and found it looks like a mix of Georgian Revival, Colonial, and Federal. Although I don't know which one fits best. Any insight on colors and styles would be appreciated."
What's your guess? What style is this house, really? And... does it have to be white? Click on the Readers Respond links below to send your comments... and see what others are saying.

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