May 2022 Color of the Month
Weathered Terracotta Flashed
Welcome the unofficial start to summer with our newest chapter in our Color of the Month series: Weathered Terracotta Flashed! A natural choice, the subdued earthy clay hues that this tile features perfectly accentuate the sun kissed skies and gorgeous sunsets that are finally upon us. Featuring a versatile pigment of terracotta with black and red streaking for added variation, this beautiful colorway is available in a variety of concrete roof tile profiles and complements a wide range of attractive paints and exterior architectural elements. Become the talk of your neighborhood by selecting this mesmerizing tile to boost your curb appeal.
Design Trends and Versatility
As design trends continue to evolve, one popular pick no matter the year are terracotta-colored rooftops. With a stunning mixture of red and orange, this warm, organic shade offers homeowners a traditional roofscape that harkens back to the centuries-old clay roofs that dot the Mediterranean Sea. Adaptable in every way, Weathered Terracotta Flashed allows prospective homeowners to either showcase a stunning classical revival look or modernize the exterior by contrasting the tile with beautiful neutral tones.
Presented here in our chic and svelte Bel Air profile, this profile’s appearance offers a wonderfully modern style best suited for Contemporary and Midcentury modern architecture. For a beautiful, sophisticated design, you may want to consider either one of our barrel profiles: Malibu or Capistrano. Best suited for smaller Mediterranean-inspired homes or large apartment buildings, Malibu is the ideal pick for a more trendy barrel roofscape. If you’re after the most traditional look possible, Capistrano should be your first choice.
Whichever profile you land on, Weathered Terracotta Flashed is a truly unique masterpiece that not only invokes a variety of hues found in nature but also feelings of comfort, joy and security. Its softness allows it be the statement piece of your abode or the perfect duo to a complementing paint with the same base.
With such a flexible pigment such as Weathered Terracotta Flashed, both homeowners and architects equally have a range of paint options to choose from. Look at two such popular schemes featured here to get your creative juices flowing!
A gorgeous roofscape deserves a bold color scheme to match so gloss the exterior of the home in a daring yellow, like Sherwin Williams 9026 Tarnished Trumpet. Enhance the golden walls even further by trimming the home in a complementary cream, such as 6126 Navajo White. Lastly, tie in the rustic terracotta streaks found within the tile by coloring the front door in a deep crimson with brown undertones, like 6054 Canyon Clay.
If you’re seeking more of an understated look with a tinge of color, think about coating your exterior in an elegant yet adaptable hue like Sherwin Williams 7558 Medici Ivory. Drawing inspiration from the tile, pair the creamy tan with Sherwin Williams 9096 Beige Intenso for a soft mocha-inspired accent that can be used on the trim, shutters and garage door. Finally, pull out the orangey vibes by painting the doors in 6634 Copper Harbor for an inviting entrance.
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