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We painted out exterior door today (next to garage) and are not 'thrilled' about the color. We are holding off on painting the second door until we find a color we like.

Can someone help us select a better color? The photo of the house is below. Thanks.

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Posts: 7 | Registered: Aug 24, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I really like that color! I think it will look great when both doors are painted! It also seems that you should use that color somewhere else, too. I am not sure where....maybe the shutters.

You could post this same question on the "General Decorating" category. Those folks are very helpful and talented!
 
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What door do you want people to use? That door should be the brightest color and the other painted the same as the body of the house. Unless you want people to pause and scratch their heads about where to go.
 
Posts: 7120 | Location: North MN & Northern AR | Registered: Oct 01, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Thanks for the comments.....the main door is not the door next to the garage door. I think we will repaint the door next to the garage 'white' to match the siding and perhaps paint the main door red as shown below in this rendering. How this?? PS, the shutters are a dark green.

 
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I think that would look good. So many colors go with the green shutters it is really just a matter of personal preference.
 
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Thanks for all the great help!

We re-painted the door to white today.

Next weekend we'll paint the other door.....we are currently thinking the brick red.

Here's the white door we just finished.

 
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If I was coming to your house I would appreciate knowing which door to go to. Now it is evident. I am sure your visitors will appreciate your work ( even if they didn't know you had to paint it twice!)
 
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