Suggestions for house trim color

by Cncnc
Hi, Our home is a light beige, the roof, trim and gutters are dark brown, the shutters and front door are maroon . I am looking for suggestions to change the trim, door and shutters color that will go with the brown roof.
suggestions for house trim color
  23 answers
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jul 07, 2016
    In my opinion I would match the color of the shutters to brighten up the house.
  • Lisa Harrill Lisa Harrill on Jul 07, 2016
    If this is the picture of your house, I would consider something a little more fun such as an eggplant or aubergine, or possibly a medium to dark blue
  • Kylie Kylie on Jul 07, 2016
    Hello , why not consider painting the shutters and door a dark inky blue (almost black) and paint your trim white to match your windows and pillars out the front.
  • Anita Anita on Jul 07, 2016
    Consider black trim and shutters with black planters filled with colorful flowers.
  • Wanda sinnema Wanda sinnema on Jul 07, 2016
    Its hard to tell the true color of the house, It looks grey. If that's correct I'd use a deep plum.. If the color is a light tan with the brown you said as trim, I'd go with terra cotta to rust color..for the shutters and a bright punch of the same palate several shades lighter for the door .. If daring try a golden for the door. Same intensity just lighter and brighter
  • Jeanette S Jeanette S on Jul 08, 2016
    I think I would paint all that brow out with the same color as the house to eliminate the look of being outlined with a pencil look. Then paint the shutters and door a dark cranberry and leave the posts white!
  • Jean Thompson Jean Thompson on Jul 08, 2016
    I would go with White Trim and a Cheery Yellow or Lighter Blue, think of Brown as a Neutral -when you add a bright Color the brown is just a contrast.. need some wild color to draw eye to house.. Just my thoughts..
  • Johnchip Johnchip on Jul 08, 2016
    Robin's egg blue.
  • Bld5448720 Bld5448720 on Jul 08, 2016
    I have light cool gray house and just did doors a darker teal; I love it!!! Nice pop of color and painted little accessories on porch same color.
  • Catherine Bowser Catherine Bowser on Jul 08, 2016
    Your home looks more gray? Make it pop for that curbside appeal. Use a dark sophisticated purple. Set up planters in the same color.
  • Catherine Bowser Catherine Bowser on Jul 08, 2016
    Lovely home!
  • Joan Taylor Joan Taylor on Jul 08, 2016
    My house is gold and I also have a brown roof. I painted the front door orange and love it! Our trim is something called antique gold, and it has a rusty orange tone.
  • Debbie Debbie on Jul 08, 2016
    Try a medium green with gray undertones i.e. BM Provincial Park. I would also tone down the bright white with something more of a winter white. Good luck.
  • G. Carter G. Carter on Jul 08, 2016
    Our home was light beige w/brown roof and we painted the trim a dark blue green. This was the 70's so maybe not the best color scheme, but I have fond memories of it.
  • Catherine Bowser Catherine Bowser on Jul 08, 2016
    Let us know what you decide!
  • N. Susan Hart N. Susan Hart on Jul 08, 2016
    Get some paint samples in colors you like from your paint store. Try them out, and see which one you like and looks the best. Sometimes it is surprising.
  • Jeannie Stucky Jeannie Stucky on Jul 08, 2016
    Taupe with burnt orange trim.
  • K K on Jul 09, 2016
    Either a cobalt blue to lift the viewers eyes to the sky or a forest green to be one with nature
  • Sus8244706 Sus8244706 on Jul 09, 2016
    You have a beautiful home .
  • Marlene Matyevich Marlene Matyevich on Jul 09, 2016
    Leave trim brown...and add pumpkin accents... sage green trim with pumpkin door and shutters
  • Cncnc Cncnc on Jul 09, 2016
    I will post the after photos once were done painting!
  • Robin Robin on Jul 09, 2016
    My siding is called Tuscany(Mediun color Taupe) my trim is brown so I am painting My Shutters Black and my door Red.seen this in a magazine and it looked awesome.
    • Ann Marie Kinsley Ann Marie Kinsley on Jul 12, 2016
      My siding is the same color as yours, but my trim is white and so are the gutters. I too was thinking of painting the shutters black and doing the doors red. Looking for thoughts as to whether you think this would work with the white trim? Also did you paint the inside of the door red too?
  • Cncnc Cncnc on Jun 26, 2017

    I am very behind posting the after...still want to make some changes one day :)