I went orange.
I have been longing to paint my front door a different color for a long time.... Actually, since we moved here 9 years ago. In California, we had our door a cherry red color (with the exterior paint colors of light blue with medium blue trim). I loved it, the red was just perfect.
Here our house is a light grey with white trim and the door was a dark blue. I liked the dark blue, but it just didn't quite do it for me.....it did look nice. A few years back I found this photo online via Better Homes and Gardens and PINNED it for later. Then I came across this photo of an orange door with a dark grey exterior- and knew....this was the route I wanted to go. PINNED it for later, again.
I bought the perfect color of paint Benjamin Moore's Soft Pumpkin (its a smidge softer of an orange than the photos~ but perfect for me and my little door!). It was $7 for a sample can, which was plenty for 3 coats on a door.
We waited for a blazing hot day...which came, without fail. Took the door down and painted one coat of primer, and three coats of orange. A few hours later- a door of orange was hung. And my heart sung with happiness. taa~daaa!
Now, when we have the budget to paint the whole house a dark grey.... but until then, this simple change made a huge difference.
feeling the love for the orange!!!!
(oh by the way, please dont tell me its peach.... Its NOT peach!)