Exterior Paint-Front Door!

AGingJuly 28, 2014

Hello,

I just purchased this home last year and love it! What I don't love, however, is the exterior trim paint color. There is so much red/brown going on here! Unfortunately repainting all the windows and trim wont be in the budget for a few years.

In the mean time, I would like to paint the front door a different color, but I am stuck on what color will work with such strong red/brown going on everywhere.

I considered doing a dark blue, there are small tiles over the first floor windows that all have blue in them. Would this be too much bold color? Thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
vedazu

How about a dark hunter green? Shiny, like Fine Paints of Europe shiny. Your red is really a rust, so I don't think either blue or real red are the ticket here....

    Bookmark   July 28, 2014 at 6:23PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
brede

I think if you match a blue exactly to the tiles it would look pretty good. I don't think the rest of your trim looks bad, it's the door that's making it look "blah."

Btw, love your house!

    Bookmark   July 29, 2014 at 6:34PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Cast iron table on the patio rusting?
A small cast iron table has been outside for 15 years,...
yugoslava
Need help picking out a color for North facing room please!
Hi, I am looking for advice on what color to choose...
rebeccayliu
Help me pick Exterior Paint for my 1885 beauty
Hi, I would really love to get some advice about what...
queenie919
How To Remove Paint From Stainless Steel
I have two appliances that I want to reuse in my kitchen...
homechef59
Looking for creamy light gold paint. Anyone?
Want to paint using a really light creamy color with...
jtaime2
Sponsored Products
TEC Cherokee Portable Infrared Gas Grill Cover
$54.00 | FRONTGATE
Green Matters Wall Mounted Wall Mount Outdoor Old Bronze Cube Lantern Light
$35.99 | Home Depot
LumenAria Small Terrace Wall Sconce
$178.20 | Bellacor
33 Inch Stainless Steel 60/40 Double Bowl Flat Front Farm Apron Kitchen Sink
eModern Decor
Leather Parisian Cabinet
$899.99 | zulily
Wilmington Collection 14 1/2" High Outdoor Wall Light
Lamps Plus
Rectangular Seafoam Green Glass Vessel Sink
Signature Hardware
BAP Surface Mount Task Lamp by Luceplan
$386.23 | Lumens
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™