Oh, dear. I’ve changed my mind, yet again.
This is the very thing that upsets poor G.O.
I’ve decided against my original color choice for our front doors.
My starter plan was to use this pretty pale blue:
I wanted to complement the darker blue of our garden shed,
which, as you can see, is quite visible from the front of the house.
Oh, + there are our front doors, too.
(Insert snarky comment about the blue trash can
color-coordinating with our house.)
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Back to our shed + front door colors.
Here they are, side by side:
Yesh, BUT WAIT.
When viewing the house as a whole, there is a lot of paleness going on,
but there are also 2 very prominent, very dark features!
DARK FEATURE #1
The charcoal gray metal roof out front:
Here it is while the siding goes up, protected with cardboard:
DARK FEATURE #2
Our black roof.
I mean, HELL-O! There’s a lot of roof on our house!
Here’s what I think:
Our house looks a tad top-heavy,
because all the black is way up high.
That black roof, especially, kind of looks like it doesn’t belong on this house.
We need something black on the lower level.
The rule of ‘three’.
You know that rule, don’t you?
When one chooses an accent color,
one should repeat that accent color THREE TIMES.
Something about one’s eye being able to travel uninterrupted
throughout the space.
I shall be doing the same thing inside our house, with the color red.