So I decided to do the bricks in a reddish-pink color, after all. The stonework is turning out sort of limestone-y and I love the look of old French architecture with that scheme. I was going to finish the exterior of Merriman Park in a white/cream color story because I thought it would work with my interior decor better. I'm thinking about repainting, anyway...
The new gouge works like a dream! Can't wait to start "laying bricks!"
Here's the base-color:
I like how the quoins "pop" --ugh! I hate that word...the most over-used word on HGTV. I can't believe I used it.
Well got to get dinner going, I guess. We're having Surf 'n' Turf , LOL!