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The best front door paint colours

A lick of paint on the front door will instantly transform the look of your home, as well as being a great opportunity to express your personality through colour

Best front door paint colours

Whether your entryway is looking a bit tired or you’re ready for colourful change, painting your front door can give your home’s facade a new lease of life. From bright yellows to neutral tones, here are a few of our favourite colours to paint your front door.

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Celestial Blue, Little Greene

Best front door paint colours

‘Soft greens and blues work beautifully with red-brick properties. This delicate hue is one of the oldest colours on our colourcard, originating from 1807’ says Ruth Mottershead, Creative Director at Little Greene.

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Stony Ground, Farrow & Ball

Best front door paint colours

‘Your front door is a perfect introduction to what lies beyond. Consider a palette that has empathy with the architecture –  sampling is key to get the right tone’ says Patrick O’Donnell, Brand Ambassador at Farrow & Ball.

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Tilton, Annie Sloan

Best front door paint colours

‘I find that people often pick colours for their front door that they wouldn’t pick for inside their home – they’re a bit braver and I love that! Bright yellow is a very popular colour for a front door. Bright pink and turquoise are great also. Your front door is the first thing your guests will see, so why not be bold and expressive’ says Annie Sloan, Colour and Paint Expert.

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Arts Club, Mylands

front door painted in arts club

‘Using colour on front doors makes a great first impression. I recommend using a gloss finish for a front door, as it looks smart and is very hardwearing’ says CEO Dominic Myland.

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Major Tom, Fenwick & Tilbrook

Best front door paint colours
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‘Palladio London shared this image of a gorgeous door for a red-brick Victorian property. They chose Major Tom – a deep teal – and it absolutely works’ says Anna Hill, Brand Director at Fenwick & Tilbrook.

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RAL 6035, Autentico

Best front door paint colours

‘We helped Victoria (@sprout.surrey) colour-match a vintage Vespa scooter to paint her original 1930s door. The colour ties in with her beautiful garden’ says Layla Twizell, Colour Expert at Autentico.

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Lavender Quartz, Dulux

Best front door paint colours

Acoording to the experts at Dulux, ‘shades such as Lavender Quartz, Fresh Sage and Vast Lake are perfect for period properties, helping your door to stand out without looking too bold.’

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