Take a look at your front doors.  Is the paint film still intact? Does the paint peel off? Are the colors fading? Or are you simply bored with the look of your home exterior? If your answer is yes to one of these questions, then it’s time for you to repaint your front door. Painting your door is the fastest and easiest way to spice up your home exterior. It’s like giving your home a major facelift with minimal effort.

Front Door Painting Ideas: A Colorful Welcome

The first step to painting is getting color inspirations. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and lose direction with so many front door painting ideas online. So, we searched the gram for you, and we narrowed them down to eight. Whether you’re into vibrant colors, dramatic deep tones, or classic color combinations, you can find painting ideas for your front doors here. Check out what made the cut.

 

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8 Exterior Painting Ideas for Front Doors Palette 1

Red is always a bold choice and works in little doses. A perfect way to add this color to your home is by painting your door red.  When paired with grayish-blue walls and white molding, this punchy red door takes the center stage in this entry.

 

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8 Exterior Painting Ideas for Front Doors Palette 2

You’ll never go wrong with a fresh dose of green. This home embraces the cool and unconventional color scheme for home exteriors. It’s rare to see this light green color painted on front doors. Take this opportunity to make your home stand out by getting this look.

 

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8 Exterior Painting Ideas for Front Doors Palette 3

Show your softer side by adding a touch of pink to your exteriors. Don’t be afraid to paint your front door pink. Pink will help you create visual interest in a home covered in white paint.

 

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8 Exterior Painting Ideas for Front Doors Palette 4

Paint your front doors with a neutral shade of color like gray if you have bright pastel walls. Gray doors with light coral walls give off a warm and welcoming feel. This is like giving your guests a warm hug every time they visit.

 

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8 Exterior Painting Ideas for Front Doors Palette 5

Nothing screams “NOTICE ME!” louder than a yellow door. I would even go as far as saying that it is more eye-catching than red… but that’s just me. Yellow doors are perfect with white or neutral exterior walls. Balance loud and bright colors like yellow on doors by painting your railings, moldings, and trims with neutrals.

 

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8 Exterior Painting Ideas for Front Doors Palette 6

While red is the bold choice, blue is a low-key powerful choice. This door says, “I’m not an attention-seeker but I’m not a wallflower either.” Blue doors look effortlessly cool and chic with white walls. Paint your doors with deep-toned blue to get a glamorous and dramatic look.

 

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8 Exterior Painting Ideas for Front Doors Palette 7

This should be your peg if you have this type of rustic wood cladding⁠—a cohesive look with its earth tone color scheme. Paint your doors with a burnt sienna tone to help you create a cozy and inviting front porch. 

 

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8 Exterior Painting Ideas for Front Doors Palette 8

Wooden front doors always make a grand impression. We totally understand if you don’t want to paint your door. You can highlight its natural beauty by applying Boysen Xyladecor to bring out the wood’s grain pattern and protect it from weathering.

If you do want to paint your doors, read our tutorial first.

Please take note that some of these colors are not readily available and you will have to have it professionally mixed. Visit a Mix and Match Station close to you and get those colors so you can start turning these front door painting ideas into reality.

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Yasmin Aguila
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Yasmin Aguila is a copywriter at Boysen Paints Philippines. Interested in making paints fun and relatable, she produces quizzes and painting ideas for this blog. She claims that she is obsessed with yellow, but she always dresses in black from head to toe.

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