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16 Bungalow Color Schemes You'll Want

May 09, 2020 2 min read

16 Bungalow Color Schemes You'll Want

You should see the looks I get when I tell people that choosing exterior paint colors is an exciting opportunity to give your home a uniquely personal look...

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This is a series we're calling Sweet Sixteen, where we find recognizable house styles and give them new life with the same 16 color schemes from our Exterior Color Palettes card to show you how to update your home and add your own personal touch.

Kelly -Moore Paints Exterior Color Palettes brochure

 

Let's start with this common house style, a small Craftsman style bungalow. Also known as Arts and Crafts style,Craftsman style architecture has British roots but is still one of the enduring and popular styles in the U.S. since the late 1800's when they first came to exist.

Bungalow style Craftsman house paint by Kelly-Moore Acoustic White body and orange front door

Body- 46 Acoustic White, Trim- KM4940 Greybeard, Accent- KM5788 Tranquil Taupe, Front door- KM5372 Copper Beach

 

Weighting the bottom of the house with a darker color adds a more formal feel...

Craftsman Arts and Crafts Bungalow painted gray Greybeard with a turquoise Rare Happening door by Kelly-Moore

Body- KM4940 Greybeard, Trim- 23 Swiss Coffee, Accent- 304 Stonegate, Door- KM5070 Rare Happening

 

Light gray house with black trim and red door on Arts and Crafts Craftsman Bungalow by Kelly-Moore Paints

 Body- KM5819 Rotunda White, Trim- 407 Carbon, Accent- KM5823 City Tower, Door- HLS4293 Indian Red

 

... while painting the front door and door trim to match makes the entry more welcoming.

Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with light gray siding white trim, and yellow door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- KM5822 San Francisco Fog, Trim 46 Acoustic White, Accent- KM5821 Sandpiper Cove, Door- KM5280 Fire Coral

 

Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with tan siding off white trim, and black door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- KM5711 Country Rubble, Trim- 27 Bone, Accent- KM5826 Volcanic Rock, Door- 407 Carbon

 

Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with greige gray siding white trim, and red door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- 216 Malibu Beige, Trim- KM4943 Subway, Accent- 27 Bone, Door- 159 Sequoia Redwood

 

Low contrast between siding and trim feels calm and cohesive...

 Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with gray siding, off-white trim, and blue door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- 178 Plymouth Gray, Trim- 46 Acoustic White, Accent- 417 Oxford Brown, Door- 306 Night Sky

 

Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with gray siding, dark gray brown trim, and orange door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- KM5823 City Tower, Trim- KM5826 Volcanic Rock, Accent- 49 Antique White, Door- HLS4306 Pumpkin Pie

 

... while higher contrast draws attention to the architectural details.

Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with tan brown siding off white trim, and red door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- 232 Toscana, Trim- 36 Navajo White, Accent- KM5789 Shadow Cliff, Door- HLS4293 Indian Red

 

Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with gray green siding black trim, and green door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- 304 Stonegate, Trim- 407 Carbon, Accent- 14 Frost, Door- KM4952 Pompeii Ruins

 

Natural medium tones blend with the landscape...

Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with tan brown siding off white trim, and yellow door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- KM5788 Tranquil Taupe, Trim- 14 Frost, Accent- KM5789 Shadow Cliff, Door- KM5280 Fire Coral

 

 Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with light gray siding white trim, and aqua turquoise door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- KM4910 Platinum Granite, Trim- KM5822 San Francisco Fog, Accent- 23 Swiss Coffee, Door- KM5070 Rare Happening

 

Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with brown siding off white trim, and blue door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- 417 Oxford Brown, Trim- 49 Antique White, Accent- 232 Toscana, Door- 306 Sky Night

 

...and bold colors make the landscape feel more vibrant and alive.

Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with taupe tan siding off white trim, and orange door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- KM5789 Shadow Cliff, Trim- 216 Malibu Beige, Accent- KM5819 Rotunda White, Door- KM5372 Copper Beach

 

Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with green gray siding off white gray trim, and black door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- KM4952 Pompeii Ruins, Trim- KM4940 Greybeard, Accent- KM4943 Subway, Door- 407 Carbon

 

Craftsman style Arts and Crafts Bungalow with dark brown gray taupe siding white trim, and red door by Kelly-Moore Paints

Body- KM5826 Volcanic Rock, Trim- 23 Swiss Coffee, Accent- 36 Navajo White, Door-159 Sequoia Redwood

 

 

Let us know if you'd like to have your home featured in this series. Email our Color Marketing Manager, Shannon Kaye at skaye@kellymoore.com to be considered. You must submit professional images of your entire house front, straight on. Additional details images are nice too! We'll render your home in these 16 schemes to be featured on our blog, and tag you (and your photographer, designer, ets.) on social media.

 



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