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TPC Shares Painting Tips for the Exterior of Your Craftsman House


The Plan Collection is a unique designer of affordable and accessible craftsman house plans, floor plans, and home plans that provides home buyers with a realistic, detailed view of a home. TPC shares painting tips for the exterior of your Craftsman house.

Because Craftsman homes incorporate natural materials like wood, stone, brick, glass, or tile, the exterior colors of the home often reflect nature and can run the gamut from muted greens, earthly browns, and cool blue hues. Autumn colors are also popular. The following are some painting tips for you to draw inspiration from when painting the exterior of your Craftsman home.

Typically, Craftsman homes feature red, green, or natural brown roofs. If you choose a brown roof, complementary body colors can be russet, dark green, or olive. Of, if you prefer lighter colors, choose sage green, orange, or yellow. Red, brown, and yellow body colors work well with a green roofeither lighter or darker hues. Several colors complement a red roofincluding olives, tans, yellows, greens, and browns. If you prefer cooler colors, look at whites, grays, and blue-greens.

Since most Craftsman houses don’t feature a great deal of architectural detail, you should strive for a contrast color for accent and trimone trim color and a couple of accent colors. Softer color choices will enhance the overall effect. You can also paint the eaves the trim color. It will help outline your home.

The front porches of Craftsman homes usually pull their colors from the rest of the overall color scheme. Paint the columns a lighter color, and the railings a darker color. Paint the ceiling off-white so the light is reflected downward. Finish with a floor color in red, brown, dark gray, or greendepending on your color palette for the rest of the exterior.

ThePlan Collectionis a unique designer of house plans, floor plans, and home plans. Based on the principle that great design should be affordable to all, The Plan Collection brings a home buyer a realistic and detailed view of a home. Priding itself on superior customer service, The Plan Collection ensures that all of its customers receive individualized attention that caters to each client’s unique and important visions.

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