Gray Huskie Painted Exterior

It's a day nearly four years in the making- we are now the proud owners of a freshly-painted gray house! Gray Huskie by Benjamin Moore (1473), specifically. All of my years of agonizing, Pinterest searches, paint sample comparisons, creepily taking photos of houses I drove by and checking my paint finder app... it's all over! It's very gratifying when a big and permanent (i.e. too expensive to ever change again) decor choice turns out to be the right one. There were points in the process when I had my doubts, but my fears were soothed when I saw the final result. Gray Huskie has the blue undertones that I love, without any lavender. It's not too dark, nor is it too light. It's the perfect continuation of the neutral colors of our interior. Here's a reminder of what we started with. BEFORE: A lot of people really loved the yellow. I think it's an exterior color that elicits strong reactions... and mine happens to be the opposite of love. So when it began peeling off in huge sheets, I jumped on the opportunity to choose our own color. (For the record, I don't hate the color yellow itself, it's just not a color I'd personally choose to paint an entire house. Or an entire room. Or nearly every room in a house. Okay, honestly, after living in a yellow house inside and out, I'm pretty sick of yellow.) Now that I've gotten that out of the way, let's … [Read More...]