Mountain Sage – James Hardie’s Colour of the Year

James Hardie’s Latest Colour Trends and Tips for Curb Appeal

Being a homeowner doesn’t always have to be about maintenance and repairs. Good home design and the colours you choose when it comes to your siding, front door, and windows can all have a deep impact on your home ownership journey. These can also greatly improve your home’s curb appeal, functionality, and overall value.


At Hubbard, we value home design and rely on James Hardie when it comes to colour palettes and siding products. In this blog post, we’re diving into James Hardie’s colour of the year: Mountain Sage. We’re also providing tips on selecting the right colours to enhance your home’s curb appeal, and why we rely on the durability and quality of James Hardie products.

Mountain Sage – James Hardie’s Colour of the Year

It’s official, the 2024 colour of the year according to James Hardie is Mountain Sage, a natural green hue available in proprietary ColourPlus Technology finishes. This colour trend aligns with the growing interest in biophilic design choices as well as unique yet restrained siding colours. This colour, as well as others in the same palette, promote a sense of tranquility, a connection with nature, and flexibility in design styles, catering to the evolving preferences of homeowners who seek distinctive exterior choices for their homes.


Mountain sage stands out among the more common exterior colour choices such as beige, white and gray. In a sea of standard tones, this balanced green hue captures attention with its distinctive and calming presence. What sets this colour apart especially is its ability to establish a profound connection with nature. The colour not only brings a touch of the outdoors to your home but also complements natural textures seamlessly.

Tips on Pairing Mountain Sage with Accent Colours

Are you looking to incorporate Mountain Sage into your home design? Design expert Beth R. Martin suggests the following accent colour combinations to enhance Mountain Sage and create a personalized and visually appealing exterior for your home:

Cheerful and Earthly Feel

Pair Mountain Sage with white trim to create a clean and classic contrast. You can also try incorporating wood accents, such as stained wood doors, columns, or shutters to add warmth and an earthly touch.

Modern and Inviting Look

Combine Mountain Sage with black or dark bronze windows for a modern yet sophisticated appearance. You can also opt for a dark metal roof to add a sleek and contemporary touch to the overall design. This combination results in a modern yet inviting aesthetic, creating a harmonious blend of contemporary elements with the calming backdrop of Mountain Sage.

By incorporating these accent colour suggestions, you can customize your home’s exterior with Mountain Sage, expressing your unique style while achieving a balanced and appealing look that resonates both with your taste and your surrounding neighbourhood.

So, are you ready to redesign your home’s exterior with Mountain Sage? We hope this short guide has provided you with the inspiration you need to get started on your next exterior design project. With the help of James Hardie’s unwavering commitment to both colour vibrancy and long-term durability, Hubbard can help you get started on your exterior home redesign projects. Contact us to get started or get a quote online today!

Share this post