Hubby and I have narrowed it down to 2 paint/stain colors......I would like my blogger friends to give me some of their thoughts!
Here are some things to consider..............
The cottage was built in 1929-1930
It is on an acre lot with lots of older trees
There is NO lake,pond near or on the property
You can't see it from the pic, but the front door is original. Heavy and dark but
unique with old door knocker. It looks like something out of a castle or a Hansel
and Gretel cottage
It had original diamond grids in the front windows, but the owner replaced the
windows and did keep the diamond grids
Now considering the surroundings, here are the 2 colors we are thinking about. ( I know these houses do not look like this cottage....but I'm looking at the color.
A deep brown stain/paint with the white accents
This cottage has the gray roof.......and the brown shingle
This cottage is smaller like ours. This has a light gray roof
Now here is a GRAY stain we are considering. This cottage has the diamond grids also. For some reason, I feel a gray cottage belongs near water....more light and airy. But I do LIKE the color GRAY the best...but I don't know about it on a treed lot........My hubby likes the earthy tone of brown with the treed lot and that does make sense to me!
This pic gives you an idea of what we are wanting.......
Anyway, I hope to get more "before" pics soon...........and plan on reporting at least twice a month on our progress once we can get started.
In the meantime, I will post a few other pics of my kitchen and bath ideas too! Be Blessed~~~Roxie