If you only know one thing about white paint, it should be that they are not all the same. With the rising popular of white homes, the number of choices has become overwhelming, and it’s impossible to tell what something really looks like from a swatch. So we’ve put together the best list to get your started: eight popular paint colors for that perfect white Modern Farmhouse exterior. Plus, read to the end to find out which of these whites we always recommend on our homes!
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China White is a pretty good true white, yet has a denser, richer appearance. In darker interior spaces it will lean a dimmer greige, but on exteriors it provides a soft, bright white.
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The moment you’ve been waiting for, this is the color that we specify for our exteriors at Perch Plans. It has a bit of a grayer tint, which helps it stay crisp and cool without being too stark. We love the way it plays in the sunlight, and how well it contrasts against dark steel windows.
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So there you have it! Eight of the best white paint options for achieving the perfect Modern Farmhouse look. You can see that while the paint chips all look vastly different, on a house the overall effect is much more similar. So really, you can’t go wrong with any of these choices. Think we missed one? Let us know, what other colors have you considered or used?