14 Colorful Doors That Make a Great First Impression

published Mar 5, 2019
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Colorful front doors are all the rage right now—just take a quick scroll through Instagram and you’re bound to see dozens. The best part is that you can’t really go wrong shade-wise, so now is the time to be creative. Feeling shy? Try transforming an interior door with a pop of paint and you’ll be amazed at how much brighter your space will look. Feeling a little more bold? Slap a fresh coat of paint on your exterior door to really make a statement. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite interior and exterior doors that prove these pretty hues work.

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This tiny house is already absolutely charming, but the bold blue front door gives it a more finished look. Plus, who can resist those brass accents?

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Welcome to the party! Coming home will always feel amazing when you’re greeted with coral and streamers. And how cool is this Australian home‘s glass etching?

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Colorful front doors are kid-friendly and, as we all know, also totally Insta-worthy. This home‘s pink shade is cheerful without being too peppy.

A soft pink hue also looks stunning indoors. We love how it stands out among neutral-colored accents and that stylish chartreuse couch in this home.

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Why paint only just one door when you can paint them all? The owners of this Nashville home did just that, tackling the project on their own!

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This home‘s front door is a stunning shade of blue… and if we lived here, we’d keep it open all day!

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Can’t commit to a full makeover? Try painting just the panels of a door for a less intense effect, like these renters did. If you have a favorite shade on hand from a past paint project, this DIY will be especially easy!

Orange you inspired by this bold color choice? The renter of this apartment was delighted to come across such a charming space while home searching.

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Now you see me, now you don’t. Artistically positioned windows add intrigue to this robin’s egg blue door.

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Don’t be afraid of contrasting colors. This home‘s red door and frame sure caught our attention!

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Between the rich green shade and those amazing architectural details, it’s safe to say we’re crushing hardcore on this entryway.

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We don’t often see purple doors, but hey, this home proves there’s nothing wrong with a little lavender.

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Think pink! Anyone who’s ever wanted a real-life Barbie Dream House will fawn over this happy hue.

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Don’t overlook the door when decking your walls—instead, incorporate it into your design plan like these homeowners did and prepare for guests to ooh and ahh.