How to Choose the Right Colour for your Front Door

Your front door is the first thing people see when coming to your home, and the last thing they see when leaving.  The right colour sets the tone and says a lot about you and your home.  Here’s what your front door says.

The colour red is associated with vitality, energy and happiness. In many cultures, red represents luck and good fortune. This is the perfect bold colour to excite people coming into your home.

In Feng Shui, a red front door simply means “welcome.”

Often the perfect complement to your house’s exterior, yellow is a welcoming way to go when painting your front door. It’s known as a bright, energetic colour that inspires happiness. What a great way to make a first impression!

A sunny yellow door will brighten your home and your day!

Add life to your home’s exterior with a green front door. It reflects the colours found in nature and symbolizes new beginnings. There are so many shades to choose from. Get adventurous with a slice of lime or take a more traditional approach with Greenery, a former Pantone Colour of the Year!

Bring nature to your front door, your neighbours will be “green” with envy.

If you want to convey elegance, paint your front door black. It’s a bold statement of strength and sophistication, yet the simplicity brings a level of order and grace to your front porch. 

Tricorn Black by Sherwin-Williams adds elegance to the front of this home,

From powder blue, to indigo or stunning cobalt, blues are the perfect way to go when painting your front door. These popular colours offer a warm welcome every time you come home!

Beautiful blues exude calmness, the exact feeling you want your guests to have!

Express your personal style with a bold entrance. There is nothing more bright and cheerful than a splash of orange and a fun way to boost your curb appeal.

Your home is front and centre when you paint your door orange.

This neutral is chic and sleek of gray is always on trend. Gray is sure to bring a modern elegance to your front door without going too dark with black, or too neutral with beige. 

The right gray has the power to create warm elegance to your entrance.

Whether it’s sunny yellow or warm and welcoming blue, your front door is a fun and inexpensive way to brighten up your home’s exterior.

Still not sure which colour to choose?  Here’s a chart that will help with this decision, or try this quiz, to find the colour that best suits your personality and lifestyle! 

Happy painting!

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