New Orleans House Paint Colors: Red and Green

How cute is this 1866 double shotgun in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans? And just in time for Christmas.

New Orleans House Paint Colors
What makes this charming house so unusual is that only two colors are used. Here’s what they did:

Siding, doors, shutters: Red
Quoins, door frames, window frames: Hunter green

That’s it. Short, sweet, simple and striking.