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House Paint Color Guide: Colors to Complement Brick and Stone

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A brick tower and a stone foundation inspired a rich color scheme for this Queen Anne Victorian.
Queen Anne home in Saratoga, New York

Queen Anne home in Saratoga, New York

Photo © Jackie Craven
Every home has some features that will not be painted. On this Queen Anne Victorian, the painted surfaces harmonize with the natural colors of existing brick and stone.

The eaves, window moldings, and upper portion of the tower are painted gray to harmonize with the stone foundation and slate roof. The red color of the brick is echoed in the paint color for the window sashes and gable vent. The coral-colored siding also harmonizes with the brick, because coral and red are in the same color family.

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