Black Houses

Door Sixteen

San Francisco often conjures images of multicolored row houses, a la the Painted Ladies, in bright, cheery tones. Black isn't the color that usually comes to mind when painting the house, but we're really intrigued by the idea...

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Door Sixteen, one of our favorite blogs, has put together a great collection of homes painted black.

On certain homes, this approach makes the home a bit foreboding, if not downright creepy. Adding a little drama is kind of exciting, however, if you have the gumption! On a less severe facades this style is appealing to us. Granted, we're just renting, so there are no plans in the near future to paint the exterior unless some serious rent allowances are going to happen. But it definitely got us thinking...

Thanks to Anna over at Door Sixteen - check out her her post right here for the complete roundup!