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exterior paint colors for a 1903 victorian style farmhouse

Posted by lwehling (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 7, 11 at 22:28

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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RE: exterior paint colors for a 1903 victorian style farmhouse

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.). :-)


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RE: exterior paint colors for a 1903 victorian style farmhouse

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


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