10 Colors To Paint Your Front Door In 2016

Everyone needs a little change of pace sometimes, and how better to do that than to change the look of your home’s exterior? You can go bright, dark, bold, soft… the choice is completely up to you! Not to limit your options, we picked the top 10 colors to paint your front door in 2016!

Snow White



White is our first color because it’s basic and ideal. It goes lovely with every color and always looks pristine. It brings a peaceful energy and works very well with some added lush greenery on the porch.

Lemon Sorbet



A light yellow adds a bit of spunk to the porch, and this color definitely makes a break through that traditional conservative look.

Orange Burst



Bring out a tangy orange! This color will bring life to the front porch and cause a bold, warm welcome for everyone who walks up to it.




Hot red gives an automatic historic feel. The red also brings a positive vibe and motivates action. This color is actually great for man’s house as well because the color tends to exude masculine energy.

Scandinavian Blue



This color is actually a purplish blue. It gives a vintage yet royal tone. It will also shift in response to light and will cause a calming wave over you. This color also tends to stimulate creativity and independence, which makes it great for a single woman’s home.

Sailor’s Sea Blue



Because the color blue is thought of with the sky and the sea, it is often associated with depth and stability. It exudes trust, loyalty, and honesty. Because of this, blue is a great color for a family’s home front door.

Shore House Green



This color resembles a soft teal. It is a pretty traditional front door color, but it stays far away from being boring. It’s a reminder of calm skies and has a timeless exterior effect. Teal is cool and eclectic while staying acceptable and charming.




Citrus green is such a huge contrast and contradiction. It is such an unexpected color that stands out and is thought to, again, stimulate the mind for creativity. It promotes growth in work, friendship, family, and all areas of life.

Gray Cloud



Gray is always a go-to when speaking of front door paint colors. It is an easy neutral color to live with and won’t get old. It contains quiet strength and is much more sleeker and current than the old go-to, beige. Gray also compliments any exterior color.

Black Beauty



Black is classic. It’s elegant and mixes well with absolutely everything, including shingles, stones, and brick. Even though it is so compatible with every color as well, it is most striking when it is paired with a white exterior.


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Patio Preparation For This Beautiful Weather!

Winter is coming and that means it’s time to make sure the backyard looks perfect for all the times you want to cuddle up with a blanket and hot cocoa outside! We’re here to help you make your patio space just as inviting as your interiors. Spicing up your backyard is a lot easier than you may think. With the right tools, strength, and some spare time, you’ll have the absolute best hangout spot just in time for those inviting cold nights!

If you have an open deck or an area adequate for an eating space, this project is perfect for your patio! If your flooring is similar to the one in the picture, you can start by picking a fun rug to place under your table. You can use a table that you already have or buy a new one that will fit in the space comfortably. Then, you can pick out colorful outdoor pillows and tableware for the sitting area. If you can, it’d be nice to incorporate light curtains around the space for decorative and privacy purposes. Lastly, lights must be added for that final touch of pizzazz! You can choose any hanging lights and place them to drape above your seating area. Now, you have designed the ultimate patio to help you enjoy those perfect weather meals!

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     Why not make your own day bed to lounge on this season!? There’s no reason to buy expensive outdoor furniture when you can make it yourself. There are countles wood plank projects to try, but you have to start with this one! By using pallets you can create a modern and chic patio day bed all on your own. To begin this project, you’ll need a lot of wooden planks and screws to make the foundation of the bed, which can be purchased at your local Home Depot. Once the bed is built, you’ll need a mattress to place on top. The photo below used a folding foam mattress from a folding guest bed. Then, you can paint the wood and style your bed however you please!

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     For our last idea, you can simply add some colorful paint to your existing furinture. Whether you have plastic chairs or wooden tables, a little bit of pretty paint won’t hurt! As long as your furniture can tollerate paint, this project is perfect for your patio. You can start by figuring out which items of furniture can be safely painted without ruining the material. Then, you can select your favorite fun paint colors and get to work! For a final touch you can throw in some patterened pillows like the ones shown in the picture to top off your patio. You now have a vibrant, personalized space to show off this season!upgrade your patio3


     We hope you’ve enjoyed our patio ideas and use them as jumping off points to make your own perfect oasis. We know it’s Florida, but don’t let the cold stop you from making your backyard just as beautiful as the inside of your home! This season, be creative and let your patio be the talk of the town!


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