Ever wonder what makes a great paint color scheme for exteriors? It’s often a result from understanding the home’s characteristics, surrounding landscapes and colors, as well as pairing great colors together.

We found this great list of the best exterior paint color schemes from Better Homes and Gardens.

One of our favorite tips from the collection is choosing color as a contrast to your home’s surrounding landscape. Is your home in a heavily green or wooded area? Try looking for schemes that allow your home to stand out of the environment without being too jarring.

Take a look at the slideshow to see more eye-catching schemes.

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