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Notice the Details: The Limewash - New House Gets a 19th-Century Makeover - Southernliving. The custom mixture of lime, pigment, and water penetrates the brick facade, rather than forming a layer over it, resulting in a finish that has instant patina and can last hundreds of years.     Love it? Get it!Paint: BioCalce Limewash; romabio.com

New House Gets a 19th-Century Makeover

Notice the Details: The Limewash - The custom mixture of lime, pigment, and water penetrates the brick facade, rather than forming a layer over it, resulting in a finish that has instant patina and can last hundreds of years.

Limewash - Lynne Russell Interiors - Design - VancouverLynne Russell Interiors

Lightened up the Palette - A Charming Restoration - Southern Livingpainting all the shutters and trim Pratt & Lambert's Lambswool. This new creamy color scheme makes the home's original (and much envied) Buckingham gray slate roof stand out.

Limewashed Brick Tutorial, How to paint brick white using hydrated lime and water

Limewashed Brick Tutorial, How to paint brick white using hydrated lime and water. One gallon lime to one cup salt, add water.

Modernized Georgian, Before & After: The red brick was hard and lifeless before. A limewash (a mixture of slaked lime and water that, as it dries, reacts with carbon dioxide in the air, carbonating and creating a tough “rock” like coating) was used to soften the harsh brick color. The shutters and trim are painted in Pratt & Lambert's Lambswool. This new creamy color scheme makes the home's original (and much envied) Buckingham gray slate roof stand out. - Southern Living, March 2013

An Unbelievable Exterior Makeover

I like the roofline and windows, something we could copy Buckingham gray slate roof stand out.

traditional brick?  Not sure I love it.

painted brick and shutter/door color Traditional Front Porch - traditional - exterior - new orleans - Highland Homes, Inc.

Notice the Details: The Limewash - Peter Block Country Style Makeover - Southern Living

New House Gets a 19th-Century Makeover

Notice the Details: The Limewash - Peter Block Country Style Makeover - Southern Living eli: limewashed brick and clean concrete archway.

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