Indigo

Go stately with color

Make your front door a royal entrance with an indigo paint job. This dark violet hue is best paired with crisp white trim and a light gray. This rich color is also great for older, stately homes.

Mint

Fresh color a cool change

Love that minty fresh feeling a stick of gum can give you? Try keeping that vibe every time you open the front door with a slather of light mint paint. Best paired with charcoal.

Yellow

Go big, bright and cheery

Nothing says commitment to color like a pop of yellow on the front of your house. Don't be afraid of this bright color, which is beautiful with blues, grays and crisp white trim.

Red

Try flirting with orange

Instead of opting for the classic red front door with blue undertones, go for one with a hint of its cool color cousin orange. You'll open the door to a new orange appreciation.


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Whites, grays

Go neutral, but smartly

Are these bright colors making you cringe? Opt for a neutral but be sure to pick one with an opposite tone to your house color. If your house is a cool white, go for a warm gray.

Dark

Go green against brick

If you've got a red brick house, consider painting your front door a dark, forest green. Set off with white trim, this color can really pop on a traditional brick home. Dare to go darker on the green.

Coral

Go ahead, be pretty in pink

Look to fashion for inspiration and get this hip hue on your front door. Coral — with pink undertones — can be a bright surprise on an all-white house, or go beautifully with weathered shingles.