Quahog BayTraditional Porch, Portland Maine
Photo by: Randy Ashley
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Personally, I prefer pastel hues in small doses, such as on the front door and paired with a more neutral color for the siding. This Serenity-esque door color is an unusual choice that looks fresh but also elegant.Tell us: Love ‘em or hate ’em? What do you think of Pantone’s picks for color(s) of the year?More: Color of the Year: Off-White Is On Trend for 2016See more colors of years past
I remember being a child and begging and pleading with my mother to get me the “big box” of Crayolas because I was coveting my friend’s Periwinkle crayon. I was bewitched by this color that seemed to alternate between blue and purple. This periwinkle door looks fantastic against the weathered gray shingles. It’s a cool palette, but the texture of the shingles combined with the pretty periwinkle gives it a warm and welcoming vibe.