Interior Design

Most Popular Exterior Paint Colors


I’m Holly
My mission is to help you create a timeless home that you love through interior design, DIY, and organization!
TOp categories

There are so many choices when it comes to selecting the right exterior paint color for your home. With a little research you can find the perfect modern farmhouse exterior paint color to transform your home!

Farmhouse Exterior Paint Colors

This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. For more info, please see my full disclosures here

What Makes a Modern Farmhouse Exterior

The modern farmhouse style takes the cozy, bright, and lived in look of farmhouse and adds in modern touches. These modern touches include smooth lines, mixed materials, and neutral color schemes. The Modern Farmhouse look is less rustic and uses more contemporary design elements!

Best Modern Farmhouse Exterior Paint Colors

White Dove Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore White Dove – {source: Sean Anderson Design}

Alabaster Sherwin Williams

Alabaster Sherwin Williams

Sherwin Williams Alabaster {source: Cote de Texas}

Repose Gray Sherwin Williams

Repose Gray Exterior

Sherwin Williams Repose Gray – {source: Home Bunch}

Witching Hour Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore Witching Hour – {source: Addison’s Wonderland}

Hale Navy Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore Hale Navy – {source: Remodelista}

Smoke Gray Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore Smoke Gray – {source: SuCasa Design}

Satin Black Behr 

Behr Satin Black – {source: Becki Owens}

Oyster White Sherwin Williams

Sherwin Williams Oyster White – {source: Houzz}

Natural Choice Sherwin Williams

Sherwin Williams Natural Choice – {source: Houzz}

Simply White Benjamin Moore 

Benjamin Moore Simply White – {source: Houzz}

What Are the Most Popular Exterior Paint Colors

Are you still feeling a little overwhelmed with all the beautiful options for exterior paint colors? If so, and you want to go with something most people choose, here are the 4 most popular exterior paint colors!

  • White Dove Benjamin Moore – this is one of the most popular white paint colors for interiors and exteriors. It looks lovely with almost any color shutter or exterior doors but is also known to not look too stark white, but will definitely give you that clean fresh look.
  • Repose Gray Sherwin Williams – one of the most popular exterior greige paint colors. This is the safest bet if you are wanting a gray/greige look for your homes exterior.
  • Alabaster Sherwin Williams – this is a popular classic soft white. If you’re looking for something a little softer and warmer than White Dove, Alabaster may be it.
  • Hale Navy Benjamin Moore – with more and more people opting for a more dramatic exterior to their home, they are going with darker colors like Hale Navy.

What Exterior Paint Color Does Joanna Gaines Use

When thinking about Modern Farmhouses, Joanna Gaines immediately comes to mind. She has found a way to master the art of the modern farmhouse! So she would rightfully come out with a paint line of some of her favorite modern farmhouse paint colors. So what exterior paint colors are in Joanna Gaines’s exterior paint line?

  • Shiplap – an off-white with warm undertones.

{source: Magnolia}

  • Blackboard – a beautiful charcoal color.

{source: Magnolia}

  • Weekend: a beautiful teal gray color.

{source: Magnolia}

More of the Best Home Paint Colors Posts:

If you’re looking for more FREE home decor tips and tricks, the Creating a Timeless Home Guide will help you create a home you love that will never go out of style! Also check out a couple of helpful cheat-sheets to help you out along the way. The Decorator’s Cheat Sheet has all the home decorator’s measurements you need to design a room you love and the Guide to Picking Perfect Paint Colors will ensure you always choose the best paint color for your space!

This post contained some affiliate links for your convenience. For more info, please see my full disclosures here


Farmhouse Exterior Paint Colors

Add a comment
+ show Comments
- Hide Comments

Get On the List

Just another way for us to stay in touch! When you join my newsletter you will get access to exclusive content, behind the scenes of my DIY projects, and subscriber only access to my printable vault!


Welcome to my online community where I share all things DIY, decor, and lifestyle!