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Painted Ladies aside, Americans tend to play it safe with their exterior colors—and if there's one color that's decidedly unsafe, it's black. This hasn't kept a few enterprising homeowners from covering the facades of their homes in this mysterious, inky shade, though. Feast your eyes on these 14 deliciously dramatic exteriors, just in time for the most deliciously dramatic of all holidays.
I planned months ago to paint my house, but I kept putting it off mainly because I couldn't decide on the colors! (And don't believe anyone who tells you that picking interior paint colors is harder.)
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When it comes to the exterior color of our homes, pale and mid-tones rule the roost. A white cottage with dark trim or a medium grey painted Victorian is a crowd-pleaser, and there's nothing wrong with that. But going against the gr...
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