8 Unusually Beautiful Front Door Colors You’d Never Think to Try

published May 11, 2016
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(Image credit: Pompeli)

When it comes to kicking up your curb appeal, there’s one particular project that pays off: Painting the front door. It’s easy, it’s inexpensive, and it has a magical way of transforming the way your entire home looks.

Red, white, black and navy are great choices if you’re after a classic look. But to really turn heads when people walk or drive by, try on one of these unusual shades. They’re bold and feel kinda risky, but as you can see, they’ve been executed flawlessly before.

Dusty Blush Pink (above)

Spotted on this mudroom entryway from Pompeli

(Image credit: Look Linger Love)

Neon Salmon Pink

Spotted on Chassity Evans’ Charleston front door from her blog Look Linger Love

(Image credit: Addison’s Wonderland)

Pale Minty Blue

Spotted on a home that Brittany of Addison’s Wonderland helped decorate for a family member.

(Image credit: Mohamed Marref)


Spotted on a door in Tunisia snapped by Mohamed Marref and posted to flickr

(Image credit: The Fox & She)

Hot Pink

Spotted on Blair Staky’s blog, The Fox & She, from a trip to Notting Hill

(Image credit: J&D Photography)

Eggplant Purple

Spotted on a Richmond-area front door snapped by J&D Photography for Laura Trevey’s blog

(Image credit: Peden + Munk)

Tangerine Orange

Spotted on the One Kings Lane blog, shot by Peden + Munk

(Image credit: The Fox & She)

Emerald Green

Spotted on Blair Staky’s blog, The Fox & She, from a trip to Notting Hill

Do you like this pop of color, or do you prefer to stick to neutrals? What’s your favorite color for front doors?

Re-edited from a post originally published 5.11.16-NT