Sunday, May 14, 2006
But, I think after some serious thinking. I got it right. It's different; it's unique; it's grounded; it takes flight. For simplicity, I'm keeping the body color the same: warm tan. Last time I showed you the super-dark brown for the beams. I was planning on painting the fascia boards and eaves the same brown. However, I began to think it would look dirty and dated. Finally, I got the right inspiration: silver. It was right in front of me all along in the door knobs, outdoor light, and stainless steel house numbers. Anyhow, here's an example (my camera color is off, there's very little "blue" in person:
I also took a new picture of the front of the house:
I did the silver color in a satin finish whereas everything else is flat...just to give it a bit of pop. I was half-tempted to use the Rust-Oleum aluminum paint (very reflective and metallic looking) but knowing my luck someone would be blinded, run into a telephone pole, and sue me. Interestingly enough, when I look at the above picture, I can't help but think how great it will look with a new front door.