10 Colorful Front Doors That Redefine What It Means to Make an Entrance

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The Merry Thought

Want to boost the curb appeal of your abode? Give your front door a splash of color. Afterall, your entry is the first thing family, friends and neighbors see before stepping into your home.

A fresh coat of paint is an easy and affordable way to enliven a drab door. And don’t forget to accessorize. Amp up the personality with a custom doormat or lanterns. Celebrate the season with festive decorations, like wreaths and blooms.

Need some inspiration? Take a peek at these eye-catching entrances....MORE From cheerful yellow to lush green, these front door paint jobs are guaranteed to drum up some awesome ideas for your domicile.

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    High Street Market

    Green is linked to luck, prosperity and health, which perhaps explains why it’s such a desirable shade for front doors. Added bonus: This verdant shade, as seen on High Street Market, is sure to make your neighbors green with envy.

    Get the look: Benjamin Moore Kelly Green

     

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    The Merry Thought

    We’re mesmerized by the vintage charm of this front porch, with its intricately inlaid panels and weathered white wood. A few coats of spa blue paint and a DIY wooden doormat from The Merry Thought give it a fresh, contemporary feel without taking away from the antique allure.

    Get the look: Benjamin Moore Waterfall

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    Studio DIY

    The petal pink, raised panel door of this Palm Desert domicile, designed by Moises Esquenazi and captured by Studio DIY, evokes the retro glamour of this Hollywood vacation destination in its hay day. The silver fixtures, mounted lanterns and agave plants enhance the dreamy, desert esthetic.

    Get the look: Benjamin Moore Bubble Gum

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    A New Garden

    Give your guests a taste, err view, of the Mediterranean with this cycladic color, as striking as the sea itself. Multi-colored path tiles from London Mosaic (installation by Anewgarden), earthy bricks and white stucco round out this striking entry.

    Get the look: Behr Cobalt Blue Semi-Gloss Enamel Exterior Paint

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    Your Space By Design

    Not only does red express passion and energy but in feng shui, it’s considered a welcoming color. Plus, it’s prime for holiday decorating. As we enter winter, take a cue from Your Space By Design and spread seasonal cheer with a festive wreath and some poinsettias. Come Valentine's Day, a sweet garland is sure to send hearts aflutter.

    Get the look: Americana Decor Curb Appeal Modern Red

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    Young House Love

    The bright yellow paint Young House Love chose reminds of pure sunshine. How could you not be happy with such a cheerful entry? A welcome mat and a pair of potted plants finish the inviting vibe.

    Get the look: Valspar Full Sun

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    Sustain My Craft Habit

    Blue (connected to the water element in feng shui) and white is a classic seaside color palette. Sustain My Craft Habit’s cute brick cottage gets a major dose of coastal charm courtesy of a harbor blue, semi-gloss door and farmhouse white trim (both paints from Americana Decor Curb Appeal).

    Get the look: Americana Decor Curb Appeal Harbor Blue

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    Peony Lim

    Give guests a bold and inviting first impression with lapis, like this entry snapped by Peony Lim. Whitewashed brick is the perfect complement, taking the back seat and allowing the vibrant shade to really shine. A golden mail slot and lion-head door knocker exude the glamour of an era gone by.

    Get the look: Benjamin Moore Brilliant Blue

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    Marty's Musings

    Coral may be best associated with summer, but this door from Marty’s Musings—painted with Behr Premium Plus Japanese Kimono and decorated with an overtly autumnal wreath—proves that this poppy hue impresses well into fall. We can’t wait to see what winter brings... 

    Get the look: Behr Japanese Kimono

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    Torbay Photo Library

    Cool gray-blues connote calmness, serenity and relaxation—a signal that your home is respite from the chaos of the outside world. While the detailed archway and perfectly trimmed triangular topiaries add a touch of old world European flair.

    Get the look: Valspar Silver Fox