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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Paint Your Lady

If your Lady is a Queen Anne house, that is!
 Our daughter Vicky and her family live in a 1904 Queen Ann style house in New Jersey. The finishing touch on their renovation is this colorful exterior paint combination.
The before grey color

The after in deep red and golden yellow.
After patio installation with stone planting wall.
A year later.
Side patio with stairs onto front porch, before.
after
stairs to front porch.
side patio and pergola
side patio and entry to back yard.
Pergola top was painted to match the house colors.
Entry to back yard now.
View from back yard.
Path leading thru gate to front yard.
The addition: family room, breakfast room and expanded kitchen.
The breakfast room addition.
Side entry into kitchen area.
Architectural roof details, and leaded glass windows.
Fall ornamental  shrubs surround the house.

Come back tomorrow for more of our visit to New Jersey and a peek inside.

Cheers!
Rita




18 comments:

  1. OMG What a beautiful Victorian home your daughter has...she's living my dream ha ha!! Thanks for sharing my friend..Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

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  2. Beautifully done and look forward to the inside tour.

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  3. Love the new color combo. Your daughter has a gorgeous house! Thanks for sharing. Susan

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  4. What a magnificent Victorian home your daughter has!!
    I love the colors she chose and all of the renovations are beautiful!! Can't wait to see the inside!!

    Debbie

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  5. Its beautiful and true to the period. I love color!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  6. I like the red. So cozy and warm. Love how the house pops and is so much more visible from the street. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. This is STUNNING!! LOVE the paint colors! LOVE THEM!! The landscaping is beautiful too!

    I will be back tomorrow for a peek inside! I am a follower!!

    Lou Cinda :)

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  8. wow! what a beauty! wish I could have this big house.. look so cozy.. and warm too! and the compound soo wide.. thanks for sharing. have a great weekend!
    xo
    fitty

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  9. Now that is wonderful curb appeal!!! HGTV should come a callin...

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  10. Fabulous renovations!

    Love,
    Susan and Bentley
    xxoo

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  11. What an incredible transformation. That Queen Anne just sort of blended in with her surroundings before...now she shouts out about her beauty!

    Lovely, just lovely!

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  12. Yuppers, we Jersey girls do love color, don't we ? Your daughters home is stunning - may she enjoy many happy years there.....

    thanks for sharing,
    gena
    www.thehouseonlavenderhill.blogspot.com

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  13. That home is absolutely beautiful!!

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  14. What a beautiful redo. I love the new colors gray is Not my favorite color by far. I'm not a trendy person no matter how popular gray is it's not for me.
    ~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

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  15. Absolutely lovely home - and the colors are wonderful, they really bring out the details, can't wait to see the inside!!!!

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  16. What a change those colors made. From blah to wow! Who picked those gorgous colors? The house now look current and still antique at the same time, what a feat.
    Traci

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  17. That's my house :) !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    from Jamie

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