exterior paint colors for a 1903 victorian style farmhouse

lwehlingAugust 7, 2011

My husband and I are looking at painting our 1903 victorian-style farmhouse. I believe it has always been white. The windows have beautiful crown molding and "swirly details" on the trim. We also have gingerbread molding in the peaks. What would be appropriate accent colors that are also historically accurate. Any suggestions are appropriate!

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ks_toolgirl

Lwehling, can you post pics? If you've read many forum posts - you'll understand that as helpful as everyone wants to be, pictures speak a thousand words. A visual will help you to get great suggestions from forum members.

Also... We just like to see other people's old houses. We're "peekers"... It goes with old house ownership. (We love them all.). :-)

    Bookmark   August 7, 2011 at 11:41PM
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old_house_j_i_m

Before you commit, check out the always on target Winkler Moss publication about painting your old house exterior:

http://www.winklerandmoss.com/pages/publications.htm

    Bookmark   August 14, 2011 at 6:32PM
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