Friday, June 4, 2010

Changing the view.

One of the things that can make a huge impact on a new home is changing up the look of the exterior. Our home is currently tan brick with cream trim, which happens to be the color palette on 50% of the homes in our neighborhood. I want to make our home look more modern while staying true to its mid-century roots. So last night I ordered these:
(csn lighting)
The first step will be to paint the trim a nice dark gray (with just a hint of blue). Then I can add silver colored hardware to the flush mount front door we'll put in. Last will come the fun stuff, like these house numbers and doorbell.
(chiasso)
Hopefully when all is said and done I will have a front door as gorgeous as this (though modern rather traditional in its styling):

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