Our Freshly Painted Home

Our house is painted and its lovely, like really lovely! I did a drive by before getting out, totally wanted see our house from all angles. It looks amazing at all angles even with it been completely gated in and with a heap of junk in the front yard and my poor sod that's tore up and dead (cue the tears, you all know I love pretty grass & well kept lawns) Back to our home, after stopping in Home Depot we found the perfect color for our home Behr Pier in satin finish, which our painter color matched to Sherwin Williams (his preferred paint brand) read more choosing the color


. We had the painter all the trim and end board on our exterior a shade of white to match our seamless gutters. 

We absolutely love how the house looks painted in Pier, the color is rich and such a pretty shade of medium grey, but not to dark grey. In the pictures below the color looks a little darker than it appears in person. As you can imagine with all the construction and debris at our house it's hard to get a really good full house shot at the moment. Instead of sharing a bunch of full shots, I'm sharing some good detail shots of our home. I'll share more full shots in the future. I love how everything is flowing together from the

Hardie Staggered Shingle


Hardie Lap siding

, original brick, new window with grids and craftsman door from

Homewood Lumber

 it's all working together which is such a good feeling. I'm so thrilled all our ideas & selections are working, especially since before the fire we were used to doing updates on our home little by little its been scary & exciting making so many decision all at one time. 

The very front of the house staggered shingles ties in seamlessly with the lap siding. We decided to add the staggered shingles to the very front of the house to break up all the lines of the lap siding.

Avery's new twin windows

Our kitchen window, I keep picturing a pretty flower box under he window. 

Over the weekend, Hasani and I looked at many paint colors for our front door. If you follow me on a


, then you already know I was having a tough time deciding on what color to paint our front door! Big huge heartfelt thank to everyone who left a comment letting me know which colors they loved! I really appreciate your input. If your on Instagram follow me @mrsclh I'm having so much fun sharing daily pictures of my life with everyone and getting to know people & readers of my blog and discovering so many amazing 'new to me bloggers' which is so great, love having a little 'insta-community.' If your not on Instagram yet, you should be, lol. 

Once our front door is painted, I'll share pictures crossing my fingers it looks amazing. In the meantime you can read more about our front door color inspiration



What do you think of our freshly painted house? Are you working on any painting projects around your house.