The Craftsman is a classic architectural home style in America. The look was first welcomed in the 20th century as an artistic contrast to the industrial revolution, changing how handmade furniture and architecture were perceived. Later on, Gustav Stickley, a respected furniture maker, took the Craftsman style and expanded it to homes, which then became a staple of upstate New York and southern California.
Craftsman homes are easy to identify. The most common features include a covered front porch, tapered columns, overhanging roof eaves and multi-pane windows. Exterior painting of neutral earth tones typically dominate the body color of a Craftsman home.
Color combinations can be tricky, so consider these striking color scheme ideas to perfect your Craftsman home if you want something more colorful..
Earthy Greens and White
Reflect the lushness of nature with earthy green shades of pine or moss. Purposely throw in white trim and columns to create refreshing accents to this deep palette.
Gray and Orange
Be bold enough to cover your home with dramatic gray tones and dress the door and window trim with a warm tangerine color. This will make your home a standout in a quiet neighborhood.
Warm Wood and Sky Blue
Nothing is more conducive to nature than incorporating the soft touch of light blue and warm wood finishes on your home’s exterior. If you want to keep it simple and easy on the eyes, this should be your pick. It’s also a versatile color scheme, so you can definitely include it during your next interior painting session.
Shades of Yellow and Tan
Paint your home a cheerful butter color and add the subtle shade of tan to your columns and corners. This will give your home a retro feel while maintaining the impact of modern independence with your color choices.
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