Your front door is one of the first things your guests notice as they come to your home, and it’s a great spot to add some color. Because it’s a relatively small space, you can play with different hues you might not use on larger areas, like rooms or statement walls, so why not try a bright, bold, or trendy color to add interest and curb appeal? Today, we’ve gathered 30 of the most popular front door paint colors to inspire you to take another look at your own entry. We’ve shared the manufacturer and shade where possible, but a few couldn’t be confirmed.
Black is a classic color for nearly any surface. When painted on a front door, black gives your entry a chic and sophisticated look.
This is a lovely entryway. The black door—Sherwin-Williams Tricorn Black—beautifully complements the black lantern, mailbox, and house numbers.
via Sotheby’s (Home Bunch)
Here’s another classic black door that looks refined and elegant. (Paint color could not be identified.)
via Flickr user happyperfectpeace
Here, the inside of the front door is painted as well—Benjamin Moore Black Impervo. The black continues in the details around the windows, the stairs, and the banister.
Benjamin Moore Wrought Iron, is a black with the gray in the undertone that is such a stunning color. It really makes the door’s architectural details pop.
via Timeless Paper (Remodelaholic)
With everything else in this space a lighter color, the dark shade of brown/black on the door, Sherwin-Williams Urbane Bronze, really draws your eye.
via 320 Sycamore
Gray is a popular front door color, for good reason. It’s so versatile and comes in a variety of front door–worthy hues.
The gray on these French doors, Benjamin Moore Chelsea Gray, adds interest but doesn’t overshadow or compete with the other architectural details of this beautiful entryway.
This great gray, Benjamin Moore Amherst Gray, pops against the white trim, siding, and accessories on this pretty porch.
via Keeping It Cozy
The paint on this door, Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal, nicely complements the walls, flooring, and other shades in the foyer.
Simple and gorgeous, this Benjamin Moore Galveston Gray door warmly welcomes guests.
via Blackband Design
This charming front door, in Benjamin Moore Platinum Gray, coordinates well with the siding and floor color.
Blues can be soothing and welcoming or bold and dramatic, as these shades show.
Doors painted a dark slate blue have twice the resonance, like Georgian doors in London or Dublin. Here, the color is custom mixed. According to the designer: “I took the darkest blue I [could] get and then added a black tinting paint to achieve final result.”
Benjamin Moore Hale Navy is a beautiful exterior door color. It looks classic and stately.
I could see this color, Sherwin-Williams Anchors Aweigh, gracing the door of a beach house.
via City Farmhouse
This gorgeous blue-gray, Behr Oslo Blue, stands out against the more muted shades in this entry.
via DIY Network
Benjamin Moore Breath of Fresh Air lives up to its name. This entry feels fresh and friendly.
via Benjamin Moore
This gorgeous color, Sherwin-Williams Drizzle, feels crisp and coastal yet still stately.
Benjamin Moore Boca Raton is a great color for evoking memories of a relaxing beach vacation.
Here, Benjamin Moore Stratton Blue brings a pretty color to this porch’s mostly neutral shades. The painted stair runner and ceiling coordinate as well.
via One Kings Lane
With all the lighter colors used on and around this entry, the door color, Benjamin Moore St. Lucia Teal, is bright, fun, and fresh.
If you want a door color that will make you smile every time you approach it, Benjamin Moore Wythe Blue might be just for you.
Here’s Benjamin Moore Wythe Blue again. It works well with just about any style.
via Suburban B’s
This door, in Benjamin Moore Wythe Blue again, really stands out among the white and grays in this pretty entry.
Green might not be the first color you think of for your front door, but hopefully these lovely examples inspire you to rethink this versatile hue.
Benjamin Moore Dark Harbor is a rich, stately shade. Here, it shows off the door’s great details.
via Instagram user theprojectgirl
This seafoam green door is so pretty and lends character to the home’s entry. (Paint color could not be identified.)
Green and gray go so well together. This door, in Sherwin-Williams Great Green, pops against the darker gray siding.
Here’s another attractive green and gray combination. This avocado green door has warm, welcoming tones. (Paint color could not be identified.)
This bright green, Valspar Crushed Oregano, makes this front door really stand out.
You don’t have to go dark and bold to make a statement with your front door color. Yellows and even light tans can be just as lovely on the front of your home.
There’s something so cheery about a yellow front door. Sherwin-Williams Bee’s Wax makes this entry sunny and welcoming.
via The Daily Nest
Here’s another wonderful yellow—this time Benjamin Moore Hawthorne Yellow. I love how it works with the gray siding.
via Real Simple
Warm and earthy, Benjamin Moore Texas Leather makes a gorgeous exterior door shade.
via Benjamin Moore
Repainting your front door is relatively easy and inexpensive and can make a dramatic difference in how the front of your home looks, as these creative front door colors show. If your entry isn’t making the statement about your home you’d like it to make, try something different on your door!
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Bert Sanin says
Lots of gorgeous colours for front doors but I was hoping to see one with a red brick background.
I was hoping for the same. I have red brick and no idea what colors would go!
I am not a pro but I’d suggest consulting the color wheel.
Thank you for featuring my front door!!! Love all the beautiful colors on here.
jeannette prince says
I simply love your front door of your blog page,,could you please tell me what color it is??? sincerely jp
I love all of these. I’m building a modern farmhouse now in Nacogdoches. I painted my front door red.
Vicky A says
My siding is a very pale yellow with black shutters. My interior will be coastal colors. I was thiyabout a deep teal or turquoise for my door, what do you think? I loved all the examples but no yellow house
Cheryl Certain says
Please write an article on privacy with the new door styles that are mostly glass! I love them but would like privacy at night. Isn’t there some type of gas between the panes that can be activated for a cloudy appearance? Or maybe pull down roller shades? I love all your posts!
What finish do I paint interior doors and what do you suggest for exterior finishes as well