Pebble Beach by Benjamin Moore
Pebble Beach by Benjamin Moore
Homburg Gray by Sherwin-Williams
Tradewind by Sherwin-Williams
Wolf Gray by Benjamin Moore
Copen Blue by Benjamin Moore
At the Picket Fence
Walls above chair rail: Mascarpone by Benjamin Moore
Bench: Duck Egg and Old White by Annie Sloan
Hello friends! We enjoyed a wonderful break last week and I am so happy that it is officially spring.
Today I am sharing my front door with you. We have been working on updating the exterior of our home for a while now. We painted the whole exterior last fall, which I will show you soon, but one of my favorite new additions is our front door.
Here is a before picture with the old door and blue paint…
We looked a lot of places but ultimately ended up buying our door from Home Depot.
And here it is after we painted it with a new spring wreath. The paint color is Wythe Blue by Benjamin Moore and it’s one of my all-time favorite door colors. Everywhere I have seen it in person, it has looked amazing so when we were ready to paint I knew I loved it so much I didn’t even sample, I just bought the paint. I have been so pleased with the color, in every season so far, but this color is soo perfect for spring.
I love colorful front doors. There are so many possibilities to choose from, it can be a little overwhelming to know where to start. I put together some colors that I adore for front doors, and was looking at myself, and have spring written all over them. So if you want an inexpensive, easy way to spruce up your exterior – pick a color and start painting. This door took me 2 hours to paint and cost less than $30.
Do you have a favorite front door color?
Are you purchasing a home, or looking to build? Paint colors can be overwhelming but if you focus on painting your house one neutral color and adding color through decor and furniture, it might make the picking out process a little easier.
Here are some popular neutral colors that would work well for any room in your home.
Edgecomb Gray by Benjamin Moore. This is a great greige. We actually just painted our bathroom this color and I love it. I haven’t seen any weird undertones and it goes with anything.
Mindful Gray looks great on the outside or inside. This exterior is classy, clean and looks amazing.
Mindful Gray is also used in this bathroom and would look great throughout the whole home.
Revere Pewter has got to be one of the most popular paint colors around. It is a perfect greige and doesn’t have any crazy undertones. I have loved it in ever home I have seen it in. If you need a no-fail neutral, you can’t go wrong with Revere Pewter.
Here is Revere Pewter in a larger living space.
Sea Salt is another popular neutral color that has blue and green in it. I love it paired with bright white, or darker wood.
Agreeable Gray is another very popular color for your whole home. It is very similar to Revere Pewter, but has more gray.
A huge trend right now is to paint your whole interior white. White Dove is a perfect color, it’s warmer so it doesn’t seem so stark and if you are looking for more of a farm house look, this is a great way to start.
I hope this helps if you are looking for one continuous color to go in your home. You really can’t go wrong with any of these colors. Thanks for stopping by and happy painting!
Lime Light by Behr
Happy Friday! I hope you all are enjoying 2017. I can’t believe we are into February! I don’t even know where January went?!
I have made some goals for this year and one of them is to use my Instagram account more. I am doing better, and as I have been on while nursing my little guy I have been amazed at how much inspiration is to be found on design and paint colors. Today I am introducing a new series that features paint inspiration solely from Instagram. Every Friday I will feature some of my favorite stories shared from others, and also give you an opportunity to share your favorite colors with me.
If you have an Instagram account and have a paint color you love, snap a picture and use the hashtag #favoritepaintcolors. I would love to feature you and see what paint colors you are crushing on.
Here are some beautiful colors and rooms that I have loved this past week and wanted to share:
This home is very similar to our exterior that we painted over the summer. I love the gray, black and pop of blue on the door. Oh and those flowers, how I am longing for spring and summer. We are into subzero temps and snow again today… but this photo lifts my spirits.
Front door paint color: Mermaid Net by Behr
Siding: Pewterworks by Duron
Trim: Swiss Coffee by Behr
Shutters: Urbane Bronze by Sherwin-Williams
This color is a perfect silvery, blue-gray and works with any style. I love it with the dark wood floors in this photo. This is also a popular paint pick of Joanna from Fixer Upper.
Silver Strand by Sherwin-Williams
This vanity is perfection, I love the mix of blue and green – and that floor! So cute.
Hunter Green by Benjamin Moore
If you have been following my blog for very long, you know Revere Pewter is a very popular color. I have loved it in every space, whether I see it in person or on the computer. It’s the perfect neutral that sometimes tends to look more beige, and other times more gray. I love it in this bathroom with the white bead board and neutral colors.
Revere Pewter by Benjamin Moore
Ahhh… Navy. This would be perfect in a room with a lot of light and bright white pops of color – love the starfish and beach theme.
Relaxed Navy by Valspar
I would love to see a picture of what you are painting these days – don’t forget share it on Instagram and use the hashtag #favoritepaintcolors to be featured. You can also follow me @favoritepaintcolors. Thanks so much and have a great weekend!!