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trim color suggestions for 1920’s brick home

Christie Beard
last month

Hello! My husband and I bought a 1920s foursquare last year, and are nearly complete with our kitchen/dining renovation. We had all the gutters replaced, and are starting to focus on repainting the exterior.

The exterior has a handsome vera gated red brick with some green in it, but I feel that all of the white trim is very stark and am wanting to change some/all of it. I’m toying with the idea of using a black-green to you play off the green in the brick (and the roof which has dark green ceramic barrel tiles), but I’m not sure exactly where I should use the darker color and what I should leave the lighter color.

I feel that especially around the doorway there’s an opportunity to bring out some of the architectural details through use of color. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

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