Back Yard Studio in Black and White

I love the look of those fabulously isolated black Icelandic cottages with white trim. Why do they paint them black? I don't know why. All I know is that they are totally cute. You know what I'm talking about, right? Something like this...

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Or this... 

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Or this... 

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Anyway, the point is that I love them. And I'm thinking about them because I am eventually going to move my temporary art studio - currently in my basement - into some kind of backyard structure. This endeavor is many months off, but in my dreams, my backyard art studio looks something like this... 

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