Thursday, 13 June 2013

Preview - Exterior Paint Shades part 2

Coming next week: 

Exterior paint shades, divine inspiration for chalky shades of Taupe, French Grey, Provence Blue and Zinc featuring The Little Greene Paint Company and Farrow and Ball.  In the meantime here is a preview!

 Above images: 1.Contemporary country door - Vlassak Verhulst - exclusive villas and architecture 2.Fabulous French grey exterior woodwork - Archeos - Belgian architects 3.Colour palette suggestion by The Paper Mulberry (paint details in next weeks post) 4.Palest country cottage with porch - Yiangou - English architects 5.Painted wooden shutter detail - Vlassak Verhulst - exclusive villas and architecture

Full details of paints and more suggested shades next week! In the meantime please click on the image below to view Exterior Paint Shades part I:

For more information on anything shown in the above images and links to tutorials, please click on the names under each photograph to go through to their respective web sites. I create my mood boards/colour palettes with a computer programme called Photoshop by Adobe which is available for both Apple Mac and PC computers.

As always, if I have featured your photograph and you would rather I didn't, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will remove it with my sincerest apologies. 

With warmest wishes


cowparsley said...

Stunning. I wait in anticipation for the paint details next week. You must do a book!

Francine Gardner said...

Stunnung courtyard! the shades of paint are just perfect for the architecture.

Greet Lefèvre said...

Hi Glenda,
I see you have come to Belgium to get your inspiration!The houses of Vlassak Verhulst are so beautiful!

Loved your post!!

The Paper Mulberry - Glenda Steel said...

Thank you all so much for such lovely messages, so sweet of you Cowparsley! Always lovely to hear from you Francine and yes dear Greet, as always I look to Belgium for heavenly inspiration!! In fact I shall head to your fabulous blog right now!!! Warmest wishes - Glenda

therelishedroost said...

It will be stunning, I love that french gray tone on any exterior! Your house is so lovely!!
xo Karolyn

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Pam Bowell said...

I thought the evening sunset was beautiful till i saw these ... I am so inspired; we are about to paint a large 18c cottage surrounded by beautifully english farmland and this has really helped to focus our thoughts and ideas ...Yippee can't wait for the next instalment

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Glenda,

Lovely to discover your fabulous blog and all the wonderful inspiration you share. Thank you for all the gorgeous mood boards and colour palettes.

Enjoy the week


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