So, without further ado, I'll share the photos I took right after the painters left...complete with overgrown spruce. We love the new colour, a custom greige (i.e. taupe) I struggled over for weeks, together with crisp black on the shutters and doors:
In case you've forgotten, this is where we started. We were so tired of green and pink (which the previous owners also used throughout the interior)!:
After the painting was done, I updated the front planters with these lovely little boxwoods and got a new mat. I am still on the hunt for a great lantern and promise to show the whole thing in a future post:
The back garage and fences also look better in the taupe and black, which matches the existing iron work in the garden:
Our little potting shed looks so great in its new colours. The deck must be replaced next year (there's always something!) and then I'll buy some proper outdoor furniture:
Although our house is from the early 70's and only has so much curb appeal potential, I finally feel like we've at least arrived in the current century with the paint colours!
More to come...