Little Red Schoolhouses

Little Red Schoolhouses – combining period details and modern amenities, now making the grade as one-of-a-kind cottages.

Little Red Schoolhouses

Why are so many schools red?

The iconic look originated out of practicality. In the 1800s the cheapest paint on the market contained iron oxide, which resulted in a red finish.

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Some of the favorite modern takes on classic red paint color!

Valspar – Oh So Red
Valspar - Oh So Red paint chip

Sherwin Williams – Chinese Red
Sherwin Williams - Chinese Red

Ralph Lauren Paint – Hunting Coat Red
Ralph Lauren Paint - Hunting Coat Red

Devine Color – Cayenne

Image via Country Living September 2015.

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