Queen Anne Bungalow ResurrectionVictorian Entry, Atlanta

A vintage, salvaged wood door replaced the original and was painted a bright blue to match the beadboard porch ceiling. The fresh color happily welcomes you home every day.

Photography by Josh Vick

Mid-sized ornate entryway photo in Atlanta with a blue front door —  Houzz
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This photo has 11 questions
houseaholic wrote:Apr 9, 2014
  • houseaholic
    Is the porch floor Azek? Treated wood?
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    Carl Mattison Design
    OH, the porch is simply yellow pine tongue and groove.
Sam Parsons wrote:Apr 7, 2014
  • redpoint
    Is it the same color as the ceiling, which just appears darker?
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    Carl Mattison Design
    Yes just the lighting.
Melissa wrote:Sep 19, 2015
Medford Design-Build wrote:Aug 28, 2014
Anne de Marcken wrote:May 2, 2014
MeagB_443 wrote:Apr 23, 2014
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    Carl Mattison Design
    Thank you! This is a vintage door. I got two of them at an antiques mart. :-)
Elizabeth Kizer wrote:Dec 28, 2016
    summerlynnredmond wrote:Jul 20, 2016

      What Houzz contributors are saying:

      Annie Thornton added this to How to Paint Your Front Door, From Start to FinishJun 27, 2018

      Tools and MaterialsDropcloths and plastic sheetingTack cloth (to remove sanding dust)Painters tapeSponge (to clean door)Low-suds detergent or mild dish soapPutty knifeSandpaper (around 200 grit works well)Thin-nap roller (6 inches wide), good for a thin, smooth finishPaint (most projects will require about a quart)Primer (You want a primer that can be rolled on. Check with the paint store on the right type to buy, depending on the paint you choose.)Screwdrivers (if you’re going to remove the door or hardware to paint) (If you’ve considered updating your front door hardware, this might be a good time to do it.)Can you paint the front door without removing it? You don’t have to remove the front door to paint it, although removing the door and the hardware can more easily ensure even paint coverage. If it’s easier for you to leave the door up to paint it, you can still get great results. If you do choose to paint the door without removing it, do so on a day when you can leave the door open for several hours or more.

      Annie Thornton added this to Photo Flip: 77 Front Doors to Welcome You HomeMay 20, 2015

      66. The team at Carl Mattison Design painted this salvaged door robin’s egg blue to match the porch ceiling, creating an inviting front entrance no matter what the time of day. Door paint: Hazel; trim paint: Elder White; exterior paint: Willow Tree, all by Sherwin-Williams

      Mitchell Parker added this to Houzz Tour: Lovingly Resurrecting a Historic Queen AnneMar 26, 2014

      The front door was found at a salvage yard. Mattison paid $150 to patch and paint it. Door paint: Hazel, Sherwin-Williams

      What Houzzers are commenting on:

      Nancy Newby added this to Newby RanchJul 30, 2019

      Let's put some fun on the back doors.

      Phil Fischer added this to Front DoorJul 25, 2019

      Good amt of glass on door and sidelights

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