14 Front Door Colors That Will Instantly Add Personality to Your Home

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14 Front Door Colors That Will Instantly Add Personality to Your Home

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14 Front Door Colors That Will Instantly Add Personality to Your Home

One of the quickest and cheapest ways to update your home is by switching up your front door color. Give your entrance-way a makeover with these eye-catching paint colors, ranging from soft neutrals to darker shades. No matter what look you’re going for — bright reds, stained woods, or monochromatic frames — these ideas show just how easily a can of paint (and a free afternoon!) can transform your home’s exterior.

Heritage Red

Frame a glass door in this bold red hue from Benjamin Moore to make it stand out against neutral siding or stone.

Satin Navy

Most guests would agree that navy is far more inviting than a black or gray front door. Give family and friends a warmer welcome with this deep navy paint color from Olympic, which pairs best with lighter siding.

Bright Yellow

If you want to brighten up your house, then this radiant door is your best bet. Paint your door this sunshine-inspired color from Valspar to give neighbors a daily dose of cheer.

Jet Black

Just because you opt for this darker paint color from Benjamin Moore doesn’t mean you can’t have a bright space. Add green plants or multi-colored rugs to add some color (and life!) to your front porch.

Blush Pink

Soft and sweet, this light color from Behr makes a subtle statement against white, light gray, or beige siding or brick.

Sage Green

Since you work hard for your lush lawn, play off the color palette with this vibrant green paint color from Fine Paints of Europe for your front door. An added bonus: It’ll match your Christmas and Easter door décor.

Iron Gray

Similar to black, this dark gray front door paint option from Sherwin-Williams makes a dramatic statement against light siding or wood. It’s also neutral enough to serve as the foundation for any colorful wreaths or garland.

Poppy Orange

If you’re looking to switch up your classic red door, add an unexpected pop of color to your entranceway with this bold red-orange hue from Grainger.


Here’s proof that certain colors can be so soft that they feel like a neutral. That means this blue-gray shade from Benjamin-Moore is perfect for colorphobes.

Soft Grey

For a polished look, pair classic country brick with a muted gray paint color from Everest for your front door.

Glossy Black

Adding a glossy finish instantly modernizes any house, no matter how old. Perfect for a white or gray house, this shade of black from Benjamin-Moore keep things monochrome a.k.a. just the way you like it.


Not quite as bright as the real thing, this persimmon-inspired paint from Sherwin-Williams gives a touch of Southern charm to any home. It looks even better when paired with olive green or brown.

Light Wood

If you’d rather have your accessories — wreaths, garland, mums, you name it – steal the spotlight, go for a light wood stain from Sherwin-Williams as a goes-with-everything backdrop.


Here’s proof that opposites really do attract: For a seamless mix of light and dark, pair a dark exterior with this minty front door paint color from Benjamin-Moore.

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