These 8 Homes Showcase Blue Exterior Paint in the Best Way

Are you thinking of transforming your home’s exterior with a new paint color? Blue is one of the most popular choices. You can spin this favorite hue traditional or contemporary just by changing the trim color. Check out these eight homes for great examples of blue exterior paint.

Colonial Blue

blue house red door

This 1940s Colonial got a new lease on life when it underwent a full makeover. Adding a four-foot bump out on the back gave it room for a bigger kitchen, plus a new mudroom. The soft blue-gray paint reflects the home’s historic feel.

Cabin Blues

bright blue house exterior

This tiny cabin at the Blue Moon Rising retreat in McHenry, Maryland, captures the rustic feel with a reclaimed metal and wood exterior. Blue trim and eaves and a charming purple door give this mix of finishes a unified look.

Beach Blue

light blue exterior black shutters

This big, seaside home gets its color influence from the world around it. Blue waves? Check. Purple bougainvillea? Check. Beachy and stylish!

A Modern Blue Home

cozy cabin blue exterior

For those who prefer their blue with a side of modern, check out this beauty. Located in Menlo Park, California, this 1,465 sq ft home is both midcentury and oh-so-today. An apple-green door and bright red chairs stand out against the deep blue siding.

Pale Blue Exteriors

sky blue gate door

While this home is new construction, it has the style of a much older home. Architectural details like transom windows and roof corbels make this a standout. The pale blue exterior paint gives it a graceful air.

Cotton Candy Blue

pink and blue exterior

This charming 1915 cottage in Homewood, Alabama, won Southern Living’s Best Exterior Makeover 2016. The designers got rid of the old metal awnings, dressed up the chimney and gave the home a new lease on life with a sweet, blue paint. From drab to dashing, we love the transformation!

If you’re looking for new exterior paint color, why not give your home the blues? And for even more beautiful color ideas, order free swatches at