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Behr Paints

Color Brochure Copy, Part Two

EXTERIOR ELEMENTS: SHUTTERS AND TRIM
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Using splashes of color like purple and green on the accenting trim of your house can give it just as much personality as it has on the inside.
 
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Classic white trim can highlight your home’s exterior elements in a subtle way while still offering visual impact.
 
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Try using more than one color to accent your home’s trim by painting your shutters one tone and using another for window sills and fencing.
 
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Having a home built in stone doesn’t mean you can’t add hints of color. Just add your desired tone to shutters and windows to blend with the brick.
 
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Black shutters and a red door on an all-white house can give your exterior a dose of flash to help it stand out from the crowd!
 
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Don’t be afraid to mix colors in your exterior. For example, try white and green trim on a yellow house for a springy feel.
 
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Grey and white trim can give your home’s exterior a sense of serenity and peace.
 
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Playing with bright colors on your exterior trim – such as purples, oranges and greens – can personalize your home and help you show off your creative side!
 
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White trim doesn’t have to overpower your home’s exterior to make a decorative impact.
 
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Shutters painted in tones of grey can help give an exterior more of a masculine feel.
 
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If you’re stuck for a color to use on your exterior trim, you can’t go wrong with a clean, crisp white.
 
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Dark colored shutters on a white house can make your windows an eye-catching accessory!

EXT OUTDOOR LIVING/PORCH
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Try painting your patio furniture a stand-out yet complimentary color to your home to help accent your porch area.
 
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Adding color to both the ceiling and floor of your porch can make for a perfect outdoor dining and entertaining area!
 
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Invoke thoughts of the sea even if you’re land locked by painting your porch floor a complimentary shade of light blue, creating an instant getaway!
 
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Tones of green can give your porch a forest-like feel, making it a great place to relax at the end of the day.
 
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A restful color like green painted on your porch floor can change the mood of your outdoor sitting areas.
 
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Give your porch a pure, clean feeling by painting it white!
 
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Light yellow and white on your porch will give your home’s exterior a classic sunny demeanor.
 
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Want to do up your porch area right? Go with white for a simplistic but impactful effect.
 
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Neutral tones in your porch area make it easy to blend furniture and landscaping for the perfect outdoor seating area.
 
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Softer color tones on your porch can mellow out any outdoor seating area for maximum relaxation and enjoyment.
 
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Crisp white accents on your porch can draw your eye to the classic but comfortable feel of your home’s exterior.
 
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Darker tones of colors like green can give your porch more of a private, secluded feeling.