I can finally check the exterior painting off our to-do list! I mentioned I was trying to decide between a charcoal palette and a white based palette
, so I thought I would show you both! Color palettes and patio talk after the jump…
In the end we went with the charcoal (and yea, it isn’t that different from the cabin
but what can I say, I love that color). I actually wanted to go white but our neighbor on one side has a large white house (and it isn’t a great white. It is a dirty, rough stucco kind of white) and I didn’t want our place to visually blend right into theirs, being so close. So, that was the final tipping point we needed to go with the charcoal (both an improvement on the yellow
We also broke ground on the patio. I had no idea it was such a huge undertaking. We are working with sub-contractors for this, who poured the cement foundation and built the frame that you see. We are going to stain and treat the top boards ourselves to save a few pennies, and then the guys will come back and finish it off.
To see all of the home renovation progress check here
To see the exterior before, check here
p.s. for the stain color on the doors, I mixed half Light Walnut & half Provincal by Varathane.