Help with '50s weatherboard paint colours

Dave Unwin
last year
last modified: last year

Hi all,

I'm really struggling with paint choices for our "new" house. It's a '50s weatherboard but with '80s aluminium windows and a roof that's not really visible from anywhere (although we are painting that too).

Can anyone suggest some good colours or schemes that might work here? We were really keen on something like Ironstone or Prestige Blue for the boards, with a white (or whiteish) eaves, trim etc, but are a bit nervous on how such a dark colour will perform. (it's in Hobart, and not particularly sunny) At this stage we'd like to keep the bricks natural.

Thanks in advance for any help! The forum has been a wonderful source of advice so far :)



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