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What Your Front Door Color Says About You

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We all can use a little zest and color in our lives. Most of us don’t want to look exactly like everyone else—so why should our home?

Adding a pop of color to your front door is fun and relatively simple. There are few guidelines to keep in mind, such as making sure the color you choose goes with (or at least doesn’t clash with) the color in the roof and overall architectural style of your home, but in many ways, almost anything goes.

When it comes to color in your front door, the color can also relay an unspoken message. What do colors reflect, and what do they say about you?

In some cultures around the world, the front door is very key—it’s believed that is the point where energy flows into the home and sets the tone for the entire building. Colors are also symbolic. When you’re choosing a paint for your front door, here’s what it might say about you.

  • Red. This bright color represents a place that is welcoming and open to the world. Homeowners may be seen as being bold, confident, vibrant and full of life.

Traditional Entry by Atlanta Interior Designers & Decorators Rachel Greathouse

  • Green. This earth-friendly color symbolizes peace, balance, growth, and renewal. It reflects that the owners are likely to be compassionate, harmonious and community-minded.

Traditional Entry by Ipswich Architects & Designers Cummings Architects

  • Blue. This color is considered to be symbolic of calm and peace, giving off vibes of positive energy, abundance and prosperity.

Traditional Entry by San Marino Interior Designers & Decorators Charmean Neithart Interiors, LLC.

  • White. This color represents purity and. It reflects that the owners are serene, organized, and tend to be neat and clean.

Traditional Entry by Newport Beach Interior Designers & Decorators Wendi Young Design

  • Black. Black symbolizes order and control. People with black doors might value consistency and be reserved and elegant.
  • Yellow. This color represents understanding and mental clarity. Owners may be viewed as perceptive, confident, curious, fun-loving and having a good sense of humor.
  • Orange. This color may reflect that the homeowners are social people, like to entertain, and also thrive on meeting challenges.
  • Purple. Purple represents big dreams and opportunities. Owners may enjoy taking big risks and are open to life opportunities.
  • Brown. This natural, organic color may reflect homeowners who are warm, reliable, and stable.
No matter what paint hue speaks to you, from purple to orange, black to red, it may also reflect parts of your personality to the world. Let your door pop, as it helps your home stand out as a unique and wonderful place. For more inspiration on curb appeal, be sure to check out our blog here.
Categories: Color psychology, Color Trends, Exterior colors, Selecting Colors
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