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Need help with contrasting paint color, cashew crunch
I. MillerDecember 26, 2012
I attached a picture of my house. The current paint color is Ace brand Cashew Crunch (C20-5). The siding of the house is stucco. The front door as well as the fence is the same color as the house. Looking for ideas on a good contrasting color to break up the monotony. Additionally, I'm looking to replace my current fence (wood) with a decorative metal fence and will be painting the fence.

Thank you in advance!!
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janishill
I don't see a fence. Can you post additional pictures please?

Deep red, green or blue would all be good choices for the front door.
    Bookmark   December 26, 2012 at 5:07AM
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Dar Eckert


I'm thinking red ocher as in the photo with white, brown or black elements.
    Bookmark   December 26, 2012 at 5:53AM
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I. Miller
Attached is a picture of my current fence. When I find a color, would it be an option to paint my fence and front door the same color?
    Bookmark   December 26, 2012 at 1:04PM
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janishill
No. The fence would look nice in white. Your front door should draw the your eyes attention; making you look at it. If the fence and the door are the same color it is confusing. Your eyes don't know where to look.

Can you post a picture that looks straight toward the door? And one that is a little closer to the windows?

It looks like you may have bump-outs that could be painted a different shade of the same color.
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I. Miller
Here are the pictures. I also want to update the brass address plate, door handle, door bell plate, and such.
    Bookmark   December 26, 2012 at 4:35PM
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I. Miller
I'm am also open to replacing the front door frame.
    Bookmark   December 26, 2012 at 4:46PM
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