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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Houzz // DIY Painting Project: A Colorful Front Door

Do you feel that?  That bite of cold looming in the air?  Temperatures are dropping and days are growing shorter - summer is definitely over!  I'm currently at that mourning stage - wishing we had a few more weeks of warm weather but I'm also welcoming the change....and the weather ain't the only thing changing around these parts.

Continuing on our quest for a little curb appeal I gave our front door a little makeover.  Our white

I've been on the hunt for the perfect orangey-red hue and was leaning towards a salmony-coral color like Behr's Chili Pepper which would have been a bit more modern.  And then while on a mission at Home Depot I came across a gallon of Oops paint in a gorgeous red and was sold.

Want to paint your own door?  Learn some great tips in my latest Houzz Ideabook -  DIY Painting Project: A Colorful Front Door.

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And just for fun - let's take a look at how far our little house has come in the last (almost) two years.  We went from this shortly after we moved in back in December 2011.

To this after a porch makeover, a DIY porch column update, planting some flower beds, adding some container gardens and painting the exterior in Seal Point Gray from Ace Hardware.

And finally, to this!

It's finally starting to come together!  Have you painted your own front door?  What color did you choose?

Disclaimer:  As a Contributor for Houzz, I have been compensated for any Ideabooks featured on Houzz, although I am not compensated for sharing Houzz Ideabooks on Revamp Homegoods.  All opinions expressed here are that of the writer and are in no way influenced by Houzz. 


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