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Front Door Paint Colours

Painting your front door a bold colour is a wonderful way to inject some personality into your home and enhance it’s curb appeal. With so many colours to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide which paint colour to choose.


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In today’s post, I’m sharing some inspiration from a recent weekend getaway I took with my husband to the quaint little town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. If you haven’t been and you ever plan on going to Niagara Falls, you MUST take a day trip there.

We go every year to do a bit of shopping on the main street and enjoy a nice dinner out. This year we decided to mix business with pleasure and take some time to tour the mature neighbourhoods where the homes are so charming and often colourful.

10 Bold Front Door Paint Colours

In no particular order, let’s take a look at the top 10 front door paint colours that I came across. I have even matched them to Benjamin Moore or Farrow and Ball paints, so you can see similar colours if you want to use them for your own home.

1. Mosaic CC-874 Benjamin Moore

Harbour House With Mosaic Blue Door Favourite

Okay, so when I said these were in no particular order, they really aren’t. However, this is my favourite image…at least, I think it is. There are many more pretty doors to come, don’t you worry about that.

I am a sucker for purple and this front door colour is like a deep periwinkle. So fun and unexpected, I just love it!

Mosaic CC874
Mosaic CC 874 Benjamin Moore

2. Sun Kissed Yellow 2022-20 Benjamin Moore

Little White House Sun Kissed Yellow Front Door Black Shutters

Black, white and yellow are a classic colour combination and this house is the sweetest, isn’t it!? The yellow front door pops so beautifully and is like a ray of sunshine among a white neutral backdrop.

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Sun Kissed Yellow 2022-20 Benjamin Moore

3. Very Green 2040-30 Benjamin Moore

Closer Up Of Very Green Door Woodmont Cream Trim

The colour green has been extremely popular this year, especially for cabinetry. You may remember where I shared a bold green kitchen in this post from the Kitchen and Bath Industry show last year.

Take a look at the full image further below and note how it looks so fresh here, framed in a creamy trim tone and with a burgundy backdrop. Red and green are opposites on the colour wheel which means that they are complimentary colours and always look nice together. In this case, the duo doesn’t remind me of Christmas either!

Very Green 2040 30
Very Green 2040-30 Benjamin Moore
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4. Eating Room Red No.43 Farrow & Ball

White Stucco House Burgundy Front Door Eating Room Red Farrow And Ball

This pretty colour from Farrow and Ball is more of an intense burgundy than a red. The image unfortunately shows some shadows, but I’m not going to complain about it being a sunny day, so hopefully you will forgive me!

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Eating Room Red No. 43 Farrow and Ball
White Stucco House Burgundy Front Door Canada Flag
A look from the road, great curb appeal!

5. Strawberry Red 2003-20 Benjamin Moore

Deep Organge Door
Strawberry Red by Benjamin Moore

Now this colour will wake you up in the morning! This bright red is much brighter than the previous red toned door which also makes it stand out more against the white trim. I’m not a huge fan of red, so while it looks lovely here, it would not be a colour that I could ever see myself choosing for my own front door. What about you?

Strawberry Red
Strawberry Red Benjamin Moore

6. Lucerne AF-530 Benjamin Moore

Lucerne Blue Door White Diamond House Black Shutters
Blue front door colour and on a charming white house

You can never go wrong with the colour blue in my opinion. Blue and white are especially popular and classic combinations in interior design. Lucerne from the Affinity Line by Benjamin Moore seemed like the best colour match to this cute front door.

Lucerne Af 530
Lucerne AF 530 Benjamin Moore

7. Golden Nugget 2019-20 Benjamin Moore

Blue House Yellow Front Door Closer Golden Nugget And Gentlemans Gray
Bold yellow front door with blue gray siding

In terms of contrasting colour combinations, this house was my favourite. I’m not a fan of bright yellows, but on this house, I love how it jumps out at you in relation to the blue-gray siding.

Here you can see the charming little house in its entirety. The garden is lovely too and it had an outdoor patio area to the side with a wooden pergola that looked very inviting.

Blue House Yellow Front Door
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Golden Nugget by Benjamin Moore

8. Studio Green No. 93 Farrow & Ball

Studio Green Front Door Yellow House Close Up Fb 1

I love green tones, especially a dark khaki tone like the one used on this charming front door and shutters. The entire colour combination is so adorable that I colour matched all three hues with Farrow & Ball paints for you to see below.

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Main front door colour: Studio Green
Cooking Apple Green 32
Front door trim: Cooking Apple Green No. 32
Farrows Cream 67

Siding Farrow’s Cream No. 67

9. Hale Navy HC 154 Benjamin Moore

Dark Blue Ahle Navy Front Door Arched Red Brick Closer 1

Here we have a classic red brick building with a dark blue door, arched details above and bright white trim. I adore this and the little black signs to the left with the house name and the year it was built.

This front door colour is similar to one of my all time favourite blue colours, Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore.

Hale Navy Hc154
Hale Navy HC 154

10. Jet Black 2121-10 Benjamin Moore

Jet Black Front Door Red Brick House Pashmina Trim 1
Black doors are always in style!

I couldn’t do a post about bold front door colours without including an all-time favourite and classic, pure black.

One thing I particularly love about a black door is adding a light coloured wreath as you see on the one shown here from my trip to Niagara on the Lake. Fresh greens are also nice for decorating a black front door on occasions such as Christmas.

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Jet Black 2121-10

I’ve included a paint swatch of Pashmina by Benjamin Moore as it is a close match to the trim you see in the photograph of the jet black front door.

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Pashmina AF 100

I couldn’t resist adding this second black door that pops off of the light turquoise painted character home with white pillars.

Wedgwood Blue House And Black Shutters And Black Door Close Up
Wedgewood Blue Colour House With Black Door And Black Shutters 1
This is the cutest look overall in my opinion!
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That’s my Top 10 bold front door paint colours from Niagara-on-the-Lake! It was a fabulous time away, I hope you get a chance to visit this charming town soon. Cheers!

Chris And Claire Cheers Riverbend Hotel 1
Cheers from Niagara on the Lake!

Comment below to share which front door colour is your favourite!

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