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I’m excited to share with you 20 vibrant front door colors that will completely elevate your entrance and enhance its curb appeal. Get ready to transform your home with these stunning shades!
If you’re looking for an easy way to add a touch of elegance and character to the exterior of your home, why not consider changing the color of your front door? Picking out a new front door color is an exciting project that can really transform the look of your house in no time. Not sure how to select a color? Don’t worry—we’ve got all the tips and tricks you need to figure out exactly what kind will make your entranceway look its best!
How To Pick A Front Door Color
The color trends for picking a door color in 2023 featured a lot of black and natural wood tones. Moving into 2024, you will see pops of color as well as traditional black and wood.
Choosing a color for your front door can be a fun and exciting way to add some personality and curb appeal to your home.
Here are a few popular front door colors to consider:
- Red: Red can add warmth and energy to your home’s exterior. A classic and bold choice this color is a very popular choice!
- Blue: A calming and neutral color, shades of blue can work well with a many architectural styles.
- Yellow: Bright and cheerful, yellow can add a pop of color
- Green: A natural and peaceful color, green coordinates with landscaping and gives your home a relaxed feel.
- Black: A timeless and sophisticated choice, classic black can add a touch of elegance and contrast to an exterior.
- White: Clean and fresh, white can give your home a modern and minimalist look.
Why does your front door color matter?
When it comes to the exterior of our homes, choosing the right color for our front doors can make a significant impact on the overall aesthetic.
Front door paint colors such as yellow and red are perfect for those who want to make a statement and create an inviting atmosphere. If you prefer a more natural look, wood tones are a great option that can add warmth and coziness to your entryway.
For a calming and relaxing feel, blue and green shades are the way to go. Whatever color you decide on, remember to choose one that matches the tone of your home’s exterior and expresses your personal style.
When picking a front door, you need to be mindful of whether or not you want to let natural light in or not. Front doors with sidelights and glass provide a lot of natural light!
Front Door Color Combinations
Front door colors for a white house
Front door colors for a beige house:
Black Front Door (interior and exterior)
I love the side-lights on this black front door below. I personally love a black interior and exterior door!
Our lake house below features a side door (which is the front door) and the classic black paint color was the perfect choice for our white house.
Yellow Front Doors
Yellow front doors or mustard yellow, are perfect if you are daring and want a bright pop of color.
Source This Old House
Blue Front Door
Source Southern Living
Front door colors for a white house are limitless! A baby blue front door looks gorgeous with the white siding and bronze light fixtures.
Source: Southern Living
Source: Leen The Graphic Queen
A navy blue front door is perfect if you have light colored exterior siding and you want to add a pop of color. Navy blue doors are traditional and classic. The navy blue Craftsman style front door below looks gorgeous with the cedar shingle siding below.
Source : BHG
My friends blue front door below coordinates nicely with gray cedar shake siding.
Red Front Door Ideas
I love the deep red doors below with the contrasting warm wood ceiling. Another Craftsman door below for the win!
Related: 35 Spring Wreath Ideas to hang on your front door
I think a bright red door is #1 on my list.
Source: Better Homes and Gardens
Another lime green front door below with smaller windows across the top provides privacy while letting in natural light.
Front Door Color Ideas
Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams have several paint color variations that are perfect for a front door. An option if you are having trouble visualizing is to use either of the visual color tools and play around with the colors. You can upload your image and swap out colors to see what you like.
If a painted front door isn’t your style, then how about a stained front door? Maybe a dark or lighter shade depending on your exterior house color? I personally love the darker stained front door below against the stone facade.
The light natural color stained door below has a peep hole similar to our front door below.
Our front door above features a dark brown stain color which brings out the wood grain.
The split level house below that we renovated features a warm toned stain on the front door which we also added to the garage doors to create a cohesive look
Pink Front Door
A pink front door (I’m not a fan of a purple front door) can look beautiful if coordinated with a historic stone building or featured with older barn trim as shown below.
I remember when we had to pick a door color at our previous house, it was such an ordeal! My dad didn’t think much of the door design (we had to get a new door) and could have cared less about the door paint color!
Can you tell I like yellow doors along with the color red? Colorful front door colors are so easy to implement with paint and little bit of time.
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Simply buy whatever color paint you love, and start painting! Depending on the texture of your door and what it is made of, you may need to apply a primer as a base coat. I think I may paint our front door a bright red for the spring until we get our new door. How about you, do you have any front door colors in mind for your front door? For more decorating inspiration, see our Our DIY Home Projects Page.
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