Great Color Ideas for a Front Door

Great Color Ideas for a Front Door

You only get one chance to make a first impression. Few things are more instrumental in that than your exterior décor, which after all is the first thing people see when they arrive at your home or place of business. Your front door, therefore, is one of the first aspects of that first impression guests are going to encounter. It is also a natural transition point from your interior to exterior décor, making it all the more important for you to ensure that it complements both aspects of your decorating scheme.

That’s a lot of responsibility to put on one aspect of your décor, but thankfully, there are many great front door paint colors that can help make it come alive like never before.

  1. Blue Hues

One of the most popular choices for front door colors are blues of all hues. Blue is an incredibly versatile color in interior and exterior decorating, and this is a perfect example of why. Dark and light blues can complement lighter or darker trim and main colors, respectively. 

New York Blue, meanwhile, is a lovely deep blue that can turn your front door into a standout feature in its own right. On the flip side, Hague Blue combines a sense of Old World elegance with Golden Age Hollywood brilliance, giving you one of the classiest and most classic front door colors on this list.

  1. Deep Reds

On the flip side, deeper reds can be a great way of complimenting classic white wall colors. 

Umbria red is a picture perfect example of how that can be carried through to perfection. It can give your old white home a new sense of “pop” while retaining its classic style. Terracotta red is even more in line with that decorating ethos. Moroccan Red and similar hues aim to bring African and Middle Eastern hues into new spaces, adding a fresh burst of color to existing palettes. 

  1. Bright Yellow

If you want your door to stand out from a distance, bright yellows are the perfect way to accomplish that. From banana yellows to lemon cake hues, this can be a great way to add bright summer freshness to your décor.

  1. Pale Green

This is a great choice for those with a green thumb. Paler greens can blend in with shrubs, trees, adjacent grass, and other greenery. Sage green is especially good in this respect. What’s more, these colors also evoke a sense of Spanish Colonial style.

  1. Citrus Oranges

Looking to introduce an eccentric streak into your home? Orange hues with a more citrusy flavor can be a great way to add some juice to your décor without overdoing it.

  1. Cool Grey 

If you want something more understated, cool greys can be a great choice. They add a sense of calmness and class without being too loud or distracting. Deeper hues can be a bit moodier and more eye-catching.

Open the door to untold worlds of decorating possibilities with these and other great front door paint color options.

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