Pick my paint!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Qi Chicken, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. Qi Chicken

    Qi Chicken Songster

    Jul 3, 2009
    OK Quick poll!

    We built the coop a year ago almost and are going to paint or stain it now (ok, I know better late than never!) Two choices here although I will take write ins. We power washed this weekend and plan to paint in the next two.

    Option 1:
    paint or stain the whole thing eggplant with off white trim.

    Option 2:
    Stain the whole thing white(ish). Trim on windows and buildings bright green paint and bright pink accents.

    What do ya think???????????????/

  2. victoriamarie1138

    victoriamarie1138 In the Brooder

    May 19, 2010
    Greene County, VA
    I vote Option One.
  3. KinderKorner

    KinderKorner Songster

    Mar 8, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    I always liked the natural wood look. [​IMG] I think just a clear wood stain would be beautiful.
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    You're going to cover that beautiful wood? [​IMG]

    I vote a clear stain, like the last poster.

    Second choice would be option 1. I'm going to get under the chair, too.

  5. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Songster

    Jul 22, 2010
    Anderson, Texas
    I like the wood look also. Just curious do you have a fireplace in the coop. Nice coop by the way. I would definately seal the wood.
  6. Inkheart

    Inkheart Songster

    Aug 15, 2010
    Columbus Ohio
    I think option one sounds great !
  7. Luke13:34

    Luke13:34 Songster

    Aug 3, 2010
    The Naugatuck Valley
    You have that lovely rustic barn next to the coop, so I think that option two would just not look right. I vote Option 1.

    Actually, you could PRIME the coop with white paint. See if you like the contrast of the white to your barn. If so.. go with Option 2. If not, go with Option 1.
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2010
  8. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    option number 2 [​IMG][​IMG]

    kidding! option number 3..... although i love pink..[​IMG].. i think it would be more pleasant to the eye, another color or stain!
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2010
  9. kcsunshine

    kcsunshine Songster

    Nov 3, 2009
    Maryville, Tennessee
    Stain it to match existing barn. If not, brick red with white trim, or maybe john deere green with yellow trim, or option 2. [​IMG]

    This kinda help you didn't need! [​IMG]
  10. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
    I choose both!! Find an eggplant tinted stain. Get the color but keep the lovely wood!

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