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Recommendations on exterior colour scheme for 1950's weatherboard

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Hi there,

I am seeking some exterior colour scheme recommendations for my little weatherboard cottage which was built in 1950. Earlier this year I relocated this home from the eastern suburbs of Melbourne to a lovely quaint town located within the Hepburn Shire.



Recently updated.

Flashings, valleys, ridge capping, and guttering - all new and in Colorbond Windspray

Corrugated iron roof sheets have recently been updated with a treatment of dulux acratex roof membrane also in Windspray.

Timber Fascia:

Parts of the new timber fascia have been painted in Haymes Modesty White, however can be easily repainted.


Double glazed, uPVC casements in a warm white shade. Similar to Haymes Modesty White.

These windows cannot be painted.

Solar Panels:

To be installed shortly to front and back roofs.

Colour - Jet black - no grid pattern shows.


Timber painted fence to front - please advise on style and colour.

Semi circular driveway to front of house - gravel toppings

Old red bricks to be re-purposed in garden and as a driveway edging


My home faces west and really lights up in the late afternoon sun.

I am looking for a scheme that is a real show stopper! Elegant, classy, yet funky and out there as well. I am open to left of field suggestions. I do like the greys, however I don't really like following trends, I like to be ahead of them!

Photos attached.

Thanking everyone in advance.


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