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Painting interior doors dark brown/black

on Jun 14, 2016
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What do you think about painting interior doors dark brown/black? I'm trying to add some architectural details to my 1979 fixer-upper house & love the way the dark doors look against my lighter wall color. What do you think? Like the trend or not?
Paint is Valspar Fired Earth in Satin. 2 coats
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  • painting interior doors dark brown black, doors, home decor, painting

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  • Cornelia Schott
    Cornelia Schott Cranberry Twp, PA

    The previous owner in our house stained all of the doors using a sienna (reddish color). The color did not go with anything in the house. We sanded and primed 22 interior doors back to white changing the appearance of the entire house. This process

  • B. Enne
    B. Enne Canada

    Everybody has white...as I said before leave them. We were afraid to try it when we did ours 3 yrs ago, and absolutely love them. We get tons of compliments. http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/29576535/list/11-reasons-to-paint-your-interior-doors-black

  • Drdyson1204

    This is the 2nd post I've seen on this trend and both times the result was stunning! I just have a hard time seeing it in my house, which is more of a beach, seaside decor. I've got to repaint everything so I'm really giving this some thought.

    • B. Enne
      B. Enne Canada

      @Drdyson1204 no.
      I still love my doors, but I have a couple of spots that need to be touched up. They do show dust as much as the white ones.

  • Rae
    Rae Pioneer, OH

    Looks nice but here I am wanting white doors and you make me thing otherwise! Has anyone ever doe the opposite and changed the doors from dark to light?

  • Chris
    Chris Canada

    I love the dark doors but I think a molding on the surface would have made them look more impressive...not to late!

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