As the Casita progresses through restoration, for a moment, the historic colors still shine through. Once completed, it will still be a lively thing, with a vibrant Fire Engine red at the front door, and a bold blue door to the back yard. There will be a touch of yellow in the bathroom, and all of the colorful personalities of the folks who get to come visit this guest house. For now, though, it still has the colors that I’m familiar with having renovated a very similar Victorian in the Old Sixth Ward. Deep green, turquoise, gold, lots and lots of brown, those rich heart pine and cypress wood colors.
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