While I wait for a response from builders about the costs of variations to the standard plans, I’ve been dabbling in a little colour therapy. Here’s a combination that makes me weak at the knees:
While I adore this blue, particularly paired with white, plus a bit of wood, metal and silvery-green, I know that colour is something very personal. So I thought I’d have a little fun and test out the polling mechanism of this blog and the taste of my helpful readers. Forget about resale, I plan to spend decades in my new home. The question is simple. Do you love the blue or not?
Here are some other colour combinations that I’m fond of:
You can find your own favourites at http://design-seeds.com. Of course, nothing beats sample pots of paint, but for the geographically challenged there are plenty of websites to help new home builders with their colour selections.
Here is a clever site for visualising house exterior colours. If you’re in the market for a new roof, gutters or sidings (fancy word for exterior walls) you can select a house facade similar to your house plans, then change the colours until you find a winning combination. I tested it out with a contemporary coastal elevation, making sure to throw in some “copen blue” :