Rachel Greathouse
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Front Porch Bliss

Added a pop of red and some fun numbers and topiaries to make this front porch say "Come on in":)
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http://www.Rachelgreathousedesign.com

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September 20, 2014
Keith Todd wrote:
Can you provide info on the door? What is the manufacturer? Where was
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Rachel Greathouse
The door was installed when we moved in but there are similar ones you can special order from Lowes and Home Depot that I've used. Good Luck with you project!
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May 29, 2013
ashleysd23 wrote:
hello! can you please tell me the color of the white/pale yellow of the exterior siding? thanks!
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Rachel Greathouse
I hung a silk curtain on either side that is actually strings with some pearls on them...May sound crazy but looks really great and provides privacy and light:)
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buddy0518
Thank you
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May 26, 2013
a137630 wrote:
Who is the door manufacturer? I haven't been able to locate an 8 window version like this, only 6. Thank you.
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US Door & More Inc
Rachel,
We meant that we carry very similar doors and we also custom make doors :) Its an old door but the door style is still around. Have a good day!
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Rachel Greathouse
You too:)
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April 6, 2013
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dtb1012
Where is the door hardware and light fixture from love it
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Rachel Greathouse
The numbers are by Gatehouse which I picked up at Lowe's...super reasonable.... The hardware is by Kwikset:) ....Rustica also makes hardware that is very similar:))...The lighting is from Progressive Lighting..
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March 23, 2013
Leila Notarte wrote:
Does the color of the door is painted or it's already made when they buy it
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Rachel Greathouse
This was a wooden door that we painted....The paint color details are listed in the Q & A....It was a custom mix I just came up with to get the color I was looking for:))
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February 20, 2013
daverette07 wrote:
The wood panneling- What type is it and where can I buy it?
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Rachel Greathouse
The paneling was done when we purchased the home but just looks like basic Home Improvement store paneling...should be easy to emulate:)
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February 8, 2013
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razmutt
I see you used Sunrise Red, here in Canada we have Regal Red is it the same colour just renamed? Also, the Rustoleum is an oil based paint - if you mixed this with the Sherwin Williams did it not have to be an oil based paint too because you can't mix oil with latex right?
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Rachel Greathouse
Not sure if Regal Red is renamed?..... and actually Rustoleum comes in a variety of options-- we used a latex that was off the shelf pre mixed. Good Luck:)
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February 3, 2013
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Rachel Greathouse
The lights are a Lowes purchase....They have a great selection that look like this style however I don't know the brand off hand...They are very reasonable and durable:)
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January 18, 2013
kgore wrote:
Really like the railing! Is it iron/aluminum? Who is the manufacturer?
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Rachel Greathouse
Thank you so much! The railing was in place when we purchased the house so I don't know the manufacturer:(
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January 14, 2013
rbcola wrote:
Where can I purchase the door handle hardware please? Thanks
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rbcola
Great results on all!!! Thank you.
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Rachel Greathouse
You're very welcome:)
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December 19, 2012
damianides wrote:
Building a house - We want a red front door for our new house and are trying to decide what color hardboard siding and shingles. We will have white trim. What color is your house? We love the front door style and color. Thanks!
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diananjohn
I love your door! Thank you for posting it! This might be a weird question, but is the interior side of the door red? I can't decide if I want my interior red or white. What do you recommend?
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Rachel Greathouse
I thought about painting it red but it's a really pretty wood that works with my interior staircase wood and floor so kept it wood....If the red would work with your interior you should go for it is always fun!
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October 16, 2012
dianegiattino wrote:
what is the door made of. Materials?
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tom81
Hi I really love this door, you have great taste! I live in the UK and am having a door made very much like this. Can you tell me where the ironmongery you used is from - is this also from Lowes? I am having trouble finding something like those in your fab photo. Thank you in advance Tom
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Rachel Greathouse
Tom-Thank you very much:) I did purchase the hardware from Lowes but also use this site for interesting door hardware as I think they have some great stuff:)
http://door-hardware.myknobs.com/?style=house%20number

Best of luck on your project:) Rachel
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August 17, 2012
lilianaclosa wrote:
how do you get to have those plants in three different "balls"?
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motherbear
The artform of TOPIARIES...
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Rachel Greathouse
I bought them like that:) In spring most home Improvement stores carry them for a few weeks....I trim them to keep the shape but very low maintenance in general.
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June 19, 2012
simplyk8 wrote:
Who makes the door numbers and hardware?
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Rustica Hardware
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Rachel Greathouse
The numbers are by "Gatehouse" which I picked up at Lowe's...super reasonable.... I am almost certain the hardware is by Kwikset:)
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May 14, 2012
janbrac wrote:
What colour paint is this front door
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Terry Royce
Rachel - I love the deep red color, I am wondering if the Rustoleum made the Sherwin Williams brighter, or gave it the more deep red color.

Thanks!
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Rachel Greathouse
Terry- Thank you... I do think the Rustoleum product added some punch to it....I just started mixing until I got the red I liked:)
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May 5, 2012
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Rachel Greathouse
Thank you:) The door was part of the house I just painted and added the hardware and #'s:) And yes you are correct about the woodwork:)) Thank you very much! Rachel
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I like the door
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Samantha Schoech added this to Color Guide: How to Work With Red
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Consider making do with what you have. Of course, the simplest and most inexpensive way to get a “new” front door is to work with what you have. Consider a new paint color, hardware and details like house numbers or a knocker before going with a brand-new door. That’s what designer Rachel Greathouse did for her farmhouse door, seen here, which was originally walnut colored. “Little details are important for any home,” she says. What color should your front door be?

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