In general, the door presents a great opportunity to add some COLOR and style to your exterior. I love a vibrant or very dark, rich, color to contrast a subtle earth-toned facade. The best part? You can experiment, paint, and repaint whenever you feel the urge- it’s a relatively painless day job.
We are all familiar with the classic red door having various origins and meanings. In Feng Shui, a red front door means welcome, good luck and financial abundance. Here are some additional colors and their symbolism according to my delightful, “Feng Shui your life book” (Jayme Barrett)…
pink- love, happiness, uplift
orange- enthusiasm, joy, exuberance
green- harmony, prosperity, healing
yellow- optimism, inspiration, sunshine
gold- wealth, wisdom, luxury
blue- imagination, calm, serenity
violet- intuition, devotion, peace
brown- warmth, practicality, patience
black- strength, elegance, sophistication
white- faith, honesty, grace
Go with the color you love! Here are some beautiful examples, happy Friday readers…
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(thank you about.com:interior design, Painted Front Door 3, Tar Paper Crane, http://www.flickr.com, Color, Design and Art, Certa Pro Painters, and Apartment Therapy for the photos)