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  1. Joanna Toft says:

    Hello! I’m leaning towards Gray Huskie for our exterior as well. Can you tell me the time of day of the pic and exposure of the front of your house? We have late day light in front so I am trying to gauge how much darker it may be… thx!

    1. Nina Hendrick says:

      Hi Joanna, this was a few years ago now, but I believe it was midday. Our house faces East. There were definitely some cooler undertones to the color in the darker times of the day, but it was still much lighter than the swatch would lead you to think.

  2. Love how gray huskie looks on your house! We are getting ours painted this week but it looks so much darker in other people’s exterior photos than yours. Did you lighten the Paint? What type of siding do you have? I’m so nervous it’ll be too dark!!

    1. We didn’t lighten it! The paint sample board looked much darker inside than out. Our house faces East and we don’t have many trees out front, so that plays a part in how the color appears in the light. We have cedar siding.

  3. Nancy Kobylenski says:

    Your house is beautiful in this color.. Would you share information on the roof? Is this gray or black? We are putting on a new roof and repainting and would like to consider the brand/model/color of the roof that looks so wonderful with grey huskie. thank you!

    1. Hi Nancy,
      Unfortunately, I’m not really sure of the brand or specific color because they came with the house- but they are black asphalt shingles.

  4. Hi Nina! I love the new house color. Such a big and beautiful difference it made. You have such a lovely home. Merry Christmas to your family!

  5. The result is lovely Nina, well done.

  6. This is such a beautiful before and after! We are in the middle of painting the exterior of our house! I can’t wait! Your blog is beautiful.

    1. Thank you so much, Kellie! It’s such a scary color commitment, but so worthwhile! I’m sure it will be beautiful! :)

      1. Also, I love your blog! You have great style!

  7. Dianne Gingrich says:

    What a beautiful makeover.Looks so crisp and clean.

    1. Thank you so much, Dianne! :)

    1. Thank you so much Shelley! :)

  8. Really lovely. I too am agonizing over exterior paint. I love your grey but my roof and decks are brown. I have lots of exterior doors that are all different colours. Sounds weird but I really love them- sunny yellow (only 1 ;)) dusty red and smoky. The home is beige now and we are thinking of a soft blue. We’ll see. Thanks for sharing!

    1. That all sounds so lovely, Kate! I love red doors, especially at Christmas :)

  9. Doing a ‘happy dance for you’ … ☺ … as it turned out beautiful. -Brenda-

  10. Your house looks lovely! I’m so happy that you found the right paint colour. I’ve tried to live with painting mistakes in the past. I’d hate to have to do it for a whole house. I appreciate your helpful tip regarding colours looking lighter outside. That’s good to know!

    1. Thank you so much, Cathy! I was definitely trusting my instincts- glad they didn’t lead me astray (this time)! :) :)

  11. Oh my goodness, Nina! I could have written this post myself. I have a very similar style house, also yellow exterior, except our interior was all blue. If there ever were two colors that would NEVER be in my house color palette, it would be yellow and blue.
    I absolutely love how your exterior came out! Do you have vinyl or wood siding? We have vinyl, and as much as I highly dislike the yellow, I’m almost petrified to even consider painting it. And yes, the yellow definitely makes a statement, but I personally think that the gray gives it a grand sense of elegance. Looks gorgeous!

    1. Hi Lani, thank you so much for stopping by! We have cedar wood siding.I have seen that Benjamin Moore makes a vinyl paint now, but I don’t blame you, I would be nervous too! Thank you so much for the sweet words :)