I like picking colors for buildings. You can only hide flaws so much, but if the basics are there, color can really enhance an already good design by directing the eye to a good feature and gloss over less desirable features. Many people think this is easy, but then most people can hammer out chopsticks on the piano as well.
These are Kelly Moore paint chips. Local painters seem to like the brand and I like them because they are locally made in the Bay Area. There's a range of paint quality available. Most of the cost of painting is in preparation and labor. I wouldn't skimp on paint. Most paint manufacturer's can color match pretty much anything. If you like the orange on the pair of scissors above, they could match it.
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