How to choose a colour for your front door

Looking for an inexpensive way to boost your curb appeal or change up the whole feeling of your home?

Consider painting your front door.

Choosing the colour for your front door is a personal choice, as colour evokes very specific emotions within us all. We can feel positive and upbeat or anxious and depressed based on the colour we see every time we enter our home.

You may also want to check out these Feng Shui colour associations if you need a guide.

red = prosperity, abundance (great for a south, southwest or northeast facing front door)

pink = love, happiness, uplift (great for south, southwest or northeast facing front door)

orange = enthusiasm, joy, exuberance (great for south, southwest or northeast facing front door)

yellow = optimism, inspiration, sunshine (great for south and northeast facing front door)

green = harmony, prosperity, healing (great for east, southeast facing door)

blue = imagination, calm, serenity (great for east, southeast and north facing door)

violet = intuition, devotion, peace (great for east and southeast facing door)

brown = warmth, practicality, patience (great for east, southeast facing door)

black = strength, elegance, sophistication (great for east, southeast, north facing door)

white = faith, honesty, grace (great for a west and north facing door)

Choose what speaks to you and gives you a positive gut reaction. Then get your paint brush out and get going! Here's a good tutorial for how to paint your door. 

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