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House Paint Color Guide: Detail Colors for a Victorian House

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Gray accents add depth to the details on this sunny yellow Victorian home in St. Augustine, Florida. Also note the touches of red.
Victorian home in St. Augustine, Florida

Victorian home in St. Augustine, Florida

Photo © Jackie Craven
How many colors are too many? How many is just enough? The answer depends on the size and complexity of your home. The large Victorian house in this photo has four different paint colors:
  • Body = Gray
  • Gable = Yellow
  • Trim = White
  • Details = Dark Red

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