Red is a permanent fixture in many of our country homes. Darker shades offer more rustic charm while brighter shades can be more whimsical or modern; whatever your preference (including mixing the shades together!), this color adds life to indoor furnishings and decor. But today we want to share some ways you can (and should!) incorporate red externally, and if you have some different ideas or images of how you use this color in your home’s exterior, leave a comment or drop by our Facebook and Twitter pages.
Simple touches like lawn furniture or a door add a delightful
pop of red when you don’t want it to be the dominant color.
they are done in red. Painting the covered part of this porch red brightens
the space without, again, making it the dominant exterior color.
and on homesteads across the country is the red barn
and white farmhouse. Now, of course not everyone has a large
barn they can paint red, but you can apply the same idea to a garden
shed, tool shed or even a pool house to get that timeless pop of color.
while maintaining a welcoming country look.
and emphasizing the color with white trim – another classic rural look.