Patching House Revisited


Last spring, I wrote a post called Patching House. In it I talked about wanting to re-side our house, which needed to be painted in a very bad way. We got a quote for painting and figured we would need to paint every 5 or so years. When we compared that to the price of siding with vinyl, we knew it made sense for us.

Before...


After...



We started off with a gray dingy, mildewy paint job. We went through a lot of color options, and we finally did decide on the barn red with cream trim and dark, dark green shutters. I was going to go with safe yellowy cream but my husband said, "Won't you always wonder what it would have looked like in red???" He knows me well.


On a snowy, cold winter day
it is a pleasure to come home
to a sweet little red house.


And yes, we're eating a lot of peanut butter sandwiches. Grin.

3 comments:

  1. What a beautiful transformation! It's all looks wonderful, but I especially love the barn style garage doors. I'm so glad that you went with red!

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  2. this helped me decide to paint my house red. i was nervous until i read the part "won't you always wonder?" lol, thanks! your home looks warm and inviting!

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  3. Isn't that a cool way to look at it? That really helps me in making decisions now. :-)

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