Selecting an exterior paint color can be daunting, but with a little help it can be fun and turn out beautiful. Follow along as I share with you my top 10 go-to popular Sherwin Williams Exterior paint colors.
Once I received a phone call from a client who was in tears because she was painting the exterior of her house and after many tries couldn’t find a color she liked.
My heart went out to her because she had lost all the excitement in decorating because of the paint, which is why I am sharing my top 10 go-to popular Sherwin Williams exterior paint colors.
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POPULAR SHERWIN WILLIAMS EXTERIOR PAINT COLORS
Anytime I get a call about selecting exterior colors I begin with a list of my popular go-to colors.
You see, if they are popular, then most likely the color has been tried again and again. It’s going to be a great color for your house, too!
Once my client narrows down to three colors, we search Pinterest for houses with that paint color. To make this easy for you, I have collected some great examples for you in this post. So, without taking up any more time, lets get to the fun part and see how lovely these colors look on houses.
SEA SALT SW 6204
Sea Salt is a personal favorite color. It is refreshing and charming. See how lovely it goes with the stone on this Bell Custom Home?
ALABASTER WHITE SW 7008
You know you have the right color when you are featured in a magazine like Atlanta Homes and Lifestyle.
But honestly, you cannot go wrong with the color Alabaster.
It is such a versatile and popular color; Sherwin Williams even had it as the color of the year in 2017.
Some other great white colors by Sherwin Williams are Pure White and Extra white.
REPOSE GRAY SW 7015
Gray colors are super trendy right now, and repose gray is both great on the interior or exterior of a home.
Look at this adorable cottage in Watercolor, Florida. The soft color of Repose Gray is perfect against the pine trees and landscape of North Florida.
Other popular Sherwin Williams gray colors are Mindful Gray and Agreeable Gray.
ACCESSIBLE BEIGE SW 7036
Now, this was a big decision on which color to feature because I have two colors I like to use in the beige family on the exterior. Accessible Beige won because it was the easiest to find a picture to show you, but I love Kilim Beige very much, too.
Don’t forget my other favorite beige is Kilim Beige.
REAL RED SW 6868
Talk about a timeless and traditional look! We love a classic red door.
A red door color can be tricky, though, because, if you are not careful, it can come out too orange. So check out this eye-catching red door featured on Southern Living Magazines website. See how the color Real Red is a perfect red for a traditional white house.
TRICORN BLACK SW 6258
For the last color, I think you will be surprised at how beautiful it is on an entire house. Typically we use black on shutters or doors, but think outside of the box and consider painting your whole house Tricorn Black. Here is a beautiful example of it from GR Interiors.
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So your probably wondering what happened to my client. Well after she narrowed down to those three colors and found houses online that were in those colors, she called Sherwin Williams. They gave her some addresses so she could see in person what it would look like on the house.
She finally found the color she loved!
And it all started with the simple step of looking at my top 10 popular Sherwin Williams exterior paint colors.