Side-Gabled Bungalow in San Jose
This 1916 bungalow is a simple house but it cna be made visually interesting with color. It has two different yellows, a period green trim plus period Craftsman red window (sometimes called Indian Red) sashes. “We are very happy with it, thanks!” Ana
The goal of the exterior restoration was to bring the outside up to the standards of the famous interior and to present the people of North Carolina with a visual representation of how the house might have looked in the Victorian age. The complex architecture of the Harper house called for an equally complex late Victorian era paint scheme with a two colored body, contrasting trim, highlighted windows, and accent colors that point the eye to the details of the fabulous design.
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Simple, but strong colors
A simple tactic such as employing two differing yellows on the same house can effectively alter its visual effect. Add to that a strong trim color and you have the makings of a handsome home
This simple bungalow needed a color upgrade that was period in nature, yet soft in appearance
Two differing yellows went on the house body and dormer, a period gray-green on the trim and the sashes were painted red, the most popular sash color in the early Arts & Crafts era.