For years now, the modern farmhouse look has become a top choice for homeowners—for both the interior and exterior of the home. White modern farmhouse siding and rustic interior décor have led the way in home trends, but there are many other options that can fit your aesthetic if the modern farmhouse look isn’t for you.
When choosing siding and trim colors for your home, it’s helpful to consider how you characterize your interior style. Then, you can align your exterior with that look for a cohesive style that appears throughout the home.
LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® prefinished siding and trim can help bring your home’s aesthetic to life with popular siding colors. It’s also one of the most durable siding solutions on the market, so it brings together beauty and durability in one product.
To determine your home’s interior style, one way to start is to take a look at one of your favorite pieces of furniture. Note its colors—are they bright and bold, neutral and muted, or warm and cozy? It can also help to consider a style you’ve recently seen online or in a magazine. Think about the types of materials you see. Are there wood furniture pieces, metal accents or rich fabrics? These factors together contribute to the home’s overall interior style.
Let’s look at a few common styles and the best siding color combinations in ExpertFinish colors to complement them.
The structure of your home also contributes to its overall style. Check out a few common home styles and the colors we recommend for each one.
Remember, you don’t have to choose just one color for your home’s exterior. While the monochromatic look can be a viable option, mixing colors is another way to create a cohesive style for your home.
For example, a home with ExpertFinish Summit Blue siding that gives it a clean and comfortable feel can benefit from ExpertFinish Snowscape White trim. ExpertFinish siding in Abyss Black pairs well with ExpertFinish Tundra Gray trim, which helps the home maintain its darker look overall while adding unique details.
When you’ve got a few ideas to work with, try the LP SmartSide Home Visualizer tool to experiment with colors and materials. With this tool, you can upload a photo of your own home or use a comparable model of a home as you try out different colors. Be sure to try matching siding and roof colors, too.
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