Inspiration from Colorful Contest Finalists

Need some insights and inspiration to enter the 2014 "Shake it Up" Exterior Color Contest? The entries from several of our 2013 finalists may get you motivated to enter your own home into the contest  – start by liking our Facebook Page.

Philip Atkins, a homeowner in Lima, Ohio, was selected as a 2013 finalist with his entry under the title of “The Little Aberdeen Cottage that Could.” His entry explained how he envisioned a colorful Aberdeen roof on his English cottage-style home along with subtle color changes in other exterior products. Visit Before & After Home Makeover: Philip Atkins of Lima, Ohio “Shake it Up” Exterior Color Contest Finalist to see the artist rendering and ideas for the addition of a Therma-Tru Classic-Craft Canvas Collection entry door with Fypon fluted economy pilasters and dormer trim kits.

Holly Ludwig Roark, a homeowner in Owensboro, Ky., was another finalist who captured the attention of the judges. Roark submitted a picture of her home’s exterior under the title of “My OLD Kentucky Home” along with a description of her two-story home. Her entry explained how she fell in love with her older home at first sight, but the spark was now gone. Roark asked for help in bringing new life to her old Kentucky home with support from the contest.

Another finalist, Russ Wade of  Hoover, Ala., submitted a picture of his home’s exterior under the title of “Shake Me Out of My Comfort Zone” along with a description of his home. Wade's  entry explained how he needed guidance and designer support to provide him with the courage to “shake up” the colors on his 1-1/2 story neutral-colored home.

Visit Before & After Home Makeover: Russ Wade Of Hoover, AL “Shake it Up” Exterior Color Contest Finalist to learn about the new Tuscano color blend Bellaforté Shake synthetic roof from DaVinci that was recommended for Wade's home along with a durable Therma-Tru entry door and Fypon low-maintenance raised panel shutters, dormer trim kits and balustrade systems.


Now it's YOUR turn – "Like" the DaVinci Facebook page and enter the 2014 "Shake it Up" Exterior Color Contest. Who knows … we could be profiling YOUR home in this space very soon!

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