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Front Door Makeover: Navy and Gold

I love my front door. It's an original hard wood door with a funky chevron pattern. I originally painted it turquoise nearly a year ago. I didn't love it. After scrapping/sanding/stripping five layers of paint off, it's now navy complete with gold handles. I'm crazy in love! My door is now the mature lady of the street.
A quick FIY: prepping an old door for it's new coat of paint is time consuming. Please always take lead paint into consideration and take appropriate precautions. I'm talking face mask and gloves here.
This project took two days with prep, undercoat, paint, dry and paint, paint, pain time. Very worth it and reasonably cheap.
I used a high gloss outdoor quality (water clean up) paint and metallic gold spray paint.

To see more: http://www.20state.com/hello-sailor-front-door-makeover-navy-and-gold/

Ask the creator about this project

  • DeDe @ Designed Decor
    DeDe @ Designed Decor Canton, OH
    on Sep 25, 2013

    What a beautiful door! I love the chevron pattern. Very clean and pretty!

  • Alexandra Arena
    Alexandra Arena Forest Hills, NY
    on Sep 25, 2013

    Love! Your door is so special, Sarah!

  • SLH
    SLH Greenbelt, MD
    on Sep 27, 2013

    I NEED to know what color that us and the brand. It's exactly what I've been looking for. Beautiful door.

  • Sarah for 20 State
    Sarah for 20 State Australia
    on Oct 31, 2013

    Hi SLH, sorry for the super late reply! It's Accent Integrity (Australian brand) but the breakdown is B-41, D-36, E-4Y-6 KX-26. Hope that helps!

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