Should your front door color match the color of your shutters?
Kim ErnstbergerMay 15, 2013
I'd like to change the door color but can I add another color to exterior of the house?
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CDR Design
Nice house!

You certainly can add another color here. Suggestions would be: black, a golden yellow or a turquoise.

To give your house more consistency, I would place 3 rockers on each side of the porch and keep them in a neat row. It would be fun to paint those rockers the same color as the front door. Trim the bushes along the front porch railing lower.
    Bookmark   May 15, 2013 at 3:04AM
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OnePlan
I think it looks better if the front door matches either the shutters or is white . But as long as the is a link somewhere ie if you chose dark grey like the roof you can change - just putting in a random colour looks out of place if it doesn't tie in with anything else !!!
    Bookmark   May 15, 2013 at 3:06AM
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carolins
Hi,
If you upload your photo in the Sherwin-Williams colour visualizer (or Behr or Benjamin Moore or... I suppose all paint manufacturer's websites must have a feature where you can test out colour on your house, but I like the Sherwin-Williams one), you can play around a bit with colour on your front door and see if it works or not.

Front door and shutters don't háve to be the same colour, but in your case I think it is nicest to have them all the same. Or you could see how a lighter shade of the same colour will look on your front door.
Good luck.
Lovely house.
    Bookmark   May 15, 2013 at 3:08AM
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