If you are looking for ways to boost curb appeal and make your home feel like new, consider revamping your front door. Repainting your door is one of the easiest ways to freshen up your house and draw attention to your entryway. However, deciding on a paint color can be challenging.
Picking a paint color for your front door allows you to express yourself creatively and complement your home’s architecture. With most house colors being neutral, repainting your entrance provides the perfect opportunity to add unique pops of color.
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We’ve created a list of 20 of the most popular front door color choices and their benefits, plus several trending palettes to help you increase home value below.
Front door colors to give your home a new look
1. Sky Blue
Light blue shades help emit a peaceful atmosphere. A sky blue front door will help give your home’s entrance a soothing and calm feel, especially if you have white or off-white house paint.
For a unique yet soft touch, consider painting your door a salmon color. Salmon pink paint complements colors such as light blue, and also pairs well with cream-colored houses.
3. Navy Blue
Navy blue is a classic color that will give your entrance a sophisticated feeling. A navy blue door contrasts well against a light-colored house, and pairs well with most other exterior paint colors.
4. Golden Yellow
Yellow exudes positive and sunny feelings. If you’re looking to brighten up the entrance to your home, then look no further than the color of our sun.
5. Forest Green
Forest Green is a dark, dramatic color. A color choice that has gained popularity in 2021, forest green showing no signs of going out of style any time soon.
If you want to cultivate an earthy feeling with your entrance, look into terracotta and clay colors. These colors are perfect for desert landscapes and homes with any tan or slate details.
7. Peacock Blue
A deeply saturated peacock blue is the perfect way to make a statement with your front door. This rich color pairs perfectly with other cool-toned hues and looks great with gold hardware.
Purple represents creativity and mystery. A door painted plum purple can add a truly unique flair to your entryway.
9. Light Pink
A romantic and feminine color, dusty or light pink can be the perfect, soft addition to a white house or cottage.
For a welcoming and warm entrance, consider a rich, ruby red. A ruby red door is the perfect jewel tone to compliment a beige, tan, or white home.
11. Lemon Yellow
Lemon yellow is a sweet, feel-good citrus color that can transform a house with a brighter and cheerful mood.
Gray-beige colors may be somewhat understated, but they’re guaranteed to integrate well with nearly any neutral house paint color.
13. Tropical Blue
For a tropical feel, consider a shade of blue that reminds you of the ocean. Aquas in particular look great with gold or bronze hardware.
A teal door may be a strong choice, but it’s one that can look stunning against a white or tan-painted house.
15. Pumpkin Orange
A pumpkin orange door, combined with a sandy-colored house, contributes to a desert-like color palette. It can also create a cozy, autumn-inspired look.
Can’t decide which door color to pick? A traditional white or off-white is popular for a reason. You can’t go wrong with a white shade that is bound to match the whole house.
17. Chocolate Brown
Create a deeply inviting look with a dark brown color that contrasts against tan or beige siding. Chocolate brown is a rich and stylish color for any front door.
For those concerned about going too dark, off-black allows for the same refined effect as jet black without being too striking. An off-black door contrasts best against light paint.
19. Walnut Wood Stain
A wood stain is a safe and stylish option for most homes, and a walnut stain in particular introduces a dark and sophisticated touch.
20. Chestnut Wood Stain
Chestnut is a popular choice for a front door wood stain. A lighter chestnut stain integrates well with other wooden porch decor.
More color ideas for your front door
For more front door paint colors and stains, check out these trending color palettes and mood boards by Angi. #homeimprovementtips
Bold and Moody Front Door Colors
Consumer Reports notes that dark, moody exterior colors have recently risen in popularity. These saturated colors add a touch of drama and create elegant contrast against neutral homes They can even increase resale value—as found by a 2018 Zillow analysis, homes with black and charcoal gray front doors sold for more than $6,000 more than expected.
Inviting and Natural Front Door Colors
On the other end of the color spectrum are light, inviting colors that evoke nature and relaxation. Light greens and blues tend to integrate well with surrounding greenery, such as vines and potted plants on a porch. Wood stains can bring a rustic touch to both modern and traditional homes alike.
Warm and Earthy Front Door Colors
These warm and welcoming doors look excellent against almost any neutral house paint with a warm undertone. Reds, oranges, yellows, warm tans, and browns all fit under this category. These earthy colors instantly perk up an entryway with newfound excitement and sophistication.
Inspired to give your home a new look?
Now that you’ve seen both timeless and trending front door colors, you can decide which one best suits your space and personality to give your curb appeal a boost. Just remember to always test your paints out in the sunlight to see what they’ll truly look like before making a purchase.
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