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Painting interior doors dark brown/black

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
  • painting interior doors dark brown black, doors, home decor, painting
  • painting interior doors dark brown black, doors, home decor, painting

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  • 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.

    • Houlkashero

      If you are going with a beach theme and use blues in your house, would navy doors be an option?

  • 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!

  • Houlkashero

    My husband and I just finished our retirement home. We went with black doors. Honestly, the doors being a part of the whole, you don't notice them as much as you think. But, they somehow make such a subtle statement. I love our doors and they do

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