Best color for front door facing East/South by Feng shiu

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It's an older solid wood door- love it! The roof is tan/Brown, stucco is tan/taupe. Was thinking about a dark green w/matching shutters or a dark sand color?
q best color for front door facing east south by feng shiu
Older small home, large acre lot w/ huge garage...already added junipers and shrubs...
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  • DesertRose DesertRose on Oct 19, 2017
    I would go with the green and paint the door the same green as the shutters.
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  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Oct 19, 2017
    Olive Green Shutters and Door Or Burnt Orange?
  • Catherine Pinto Catherine Pinto on Oct 19, 2017
    Sometimes smaller homes need a "pop" of color on the door. A deep coral, a beautiful turquoise or teal. Best thing about paint- it's a fast and easy way to brighten your home so you look forward to seeing your front door every day! Consider adding color to the area next to your front steps too- some zinnia's would be stunning for summer color if you like tall plants or you could go with a couple big pots - one on either side of the steps- with any colorful flower that makes you happy.
  • Karen Tokarse Karen Tokarse on Oct 19, 2017
    What a beautiful house. I have a house the same cream color and I painted my shutters and front door a high-gloss BLACK. Then I have large sapphire-colored planters and other blue accents, but I would suggest you use RED for the planters, etc. But definitely buy some shutters. They are relatively inexpensive and create such an impact. Cut the bushes back and add some white window boxes for flowers under the windows. Get some larger black light fixtures and replace the screen door with a full-glass door.
  • Lisa S. Lisa S. on Oct 19, 2017
    Dark Taupe for the doors and shutters. I would also paint the "triangle" on the porch.
  • Susan K Mullins Susan K Mullins on Oct 19, 2017
    I think a red or burgundy color will blend well with your others colors, plus add that pop of color that will provide a warm welcoming.
  • Ro Ro on Oct 19, 2017
    tiffany blue? Or maybe hunter green
  • DebM DebM on Oct 19, 2017
    I painted my front door bright red (meaning welcome, luck or fortune depending on cultural myth) and my shutters black.
  • Sharon Sharon on Oct 19, 2017
    Definitely needs shutters. It will dress up that cute house. Pop of color, oh for sure. Love another's suggestion of the Turquoise. Buy good paint and you will not have to worry about fading. Today's paints are fantastic.
  • Trish desimio Trish desimio on Oct 19, 2017
    feng shiu is a load of crap

  • Denise Denise on Oct 19, 2017
    I vote for red.
  • Amanda Amanda on Oct 19, 2017
    I vote this color!!!!
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    • Leslie Jones Leslie Jones on Oct 20, 2017
      I love that Navy is a popular color these days. I think it would look great with the pale yellow of the house. Great color for the shutters as well!
  • Barbara Hathaway Barbara Hathaway on Oct 19, 2017
    What are the best Feng shui colors for a front door facing south west?
  • Pat Ruge Pat Ruge on Oct 19, 2017
    I know little to nothing about feng shui, but I always thought Chinese red was supposed to have "magical powers". Hard to tell, but I also though East facing was very feng shui. My house faces East, but the house colors does not lend to red. If it did, I would not hesitate to use it (red).
  • B. Enne B. Enne on Oct 19, 2017
    I like the site Linda Sikut provided. The blue would look great on your house. So would the green shown in the pic (not the video) or the earthy tones suggested.
    Which of those do YOU like?
  • Lisa Carr Lisa Carr on Oct 19, 2017
    Well for feng shuI you should stay with earthy colors. If this was my house I'd paint the front door a burnt orange with a light brown wash. I think it would make everything POP!

  • Redcar Redcar on Oct 19, 2017
    I would paint the door magenta to b/o the wine-burgundy colored hedges...And forget the shutters, instead, I would opt for 2-3 inch wooden (inside) blinds, enhance landscaping with deep fuschia/burgundy/liliac/cream colored flowers. I do however, love the "blue" door, but that color does ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to enhance your beautiful home. Good luck in choosing!
  • Vicky Davis Vicky Davis on Oct 19, 2017
    Why not just paint the screen/storm door? Leave the front door white. I agree with the shutter idea, but am wondering if you only need one on each window on the outside edge? Unless you can get tall skinny shutters? So they don't 'clash' with the door way.

  • Bbunny42 Bbunny42 on Oct 19, 2017
    The green sounds very nice for the door and shutters and would really enhance your house. Pick a color that makes you happy (but not more beige or brown). I painted my front door and side door to the carport a beautiful yellow the color of fuzzy ducklings. It makes me smile and lifts my spirits each time I see it. Good luck!
  • Cha2050989 Cha2050989 on Oct 19, 2017
    teal!
  • Diana Smith Diana Smith on Oct 19, 2017
    Burgundy.

  • Jofran148 Jofran148 on Oct 20, 2017
    A dark green w/matching shutters would be great! My last house had that color scheme & it was beautiful. It was such a dark green that it looked almost black, so if you want it to really look green, you might go a little lighter green. Because you have shutters, you don't want to go bright green (too circusy).
  • Nancy Grissett Nancy Grissett on Oct 20, 2017
    Red. A dark red like maroon for a pop of color. And I would put on some shutters as well. They are easy to make. Also paint them deep maroon. It will pop out the house color. Good luck

  • Amanda Bishop Amanda Bishop on Oct 20, 2017
    I think a deep red like red fox door and a dark gray or even black shutters

  • Diana Deiley Diana Deiley on Oct 20, 2017
    For me, I prefer a beautiful naturally stained wood door with matching wood shutters. I think it would complement your home's exterior color and roof. Pops of bright colors can be added & changed during the seasons with pots of mums or annual flowers. If I had to paint the door, I'd choose Stone Blue. Best of luck.
  • Jan8299805 Jan8299805 on Oct 21, 2017
    I would use bright yellow or red,if you like a painted door. Our house is light tan with a darker brown trim around the windows and we have ours is a naturally stained a brown-ish wood door with a small accent window in it. I'm not sure what wood it it is . It looks great with the color of the house

    Janis Y. Lancaster, PA
  • Catherine cobb Catherine cobb on Oct 21, 2017
    I would go with black for both windows and doors or a dark gray the dark colors make the house lookbigger out side ànd give a pop the the cream out side
  • Sharon Sharon on Oct 22, 2017
    What direction does your door face?
    • Sharon Sharon on Oct 22, 2017
      Ophs didn't see the direction above. For a southeast facing door the best colors in Feng Shui in order of auspiciousness are: green, blue, brown, black, very light yellow and all earthy colours
  • Sharon Sharon on Oct 22, 2017
    OK I colored in your house using the appropriate feng shui, and here's what I think is harmonious .... green door including storm door, and then bring the green onto the wrought iron supports, and along the fascia surround of the porch roof.
    Then I would select a brown paint the color of the roof and fill in the porch roof face which you could wood grain with a tool, around the windows, and put some wood shutters on the same color as the roof and paint. I would also get some concrete paint and do the concrete steps and porch in a coordinating brown tone.
  • Barb Barb on Oct 22, 2017
    I personally would add satin black shutters with satin black door, the reason for satin black because it doesn’t show all the imperfections on the fr not door, where shinny shows past paint coverage from bad paint jobs or peeling. Be sure to paint the concrete porch
  • Deb Deb on Oct 23, 2017
    Go with a brown/grey color for door and new shutters. It is a very popular color and will tie together with your roof. Also paint the triangle part over your front porch roof. You have a very cute house but don't go with any reds. UGG!

  • i think shutters would look good with the windows. Probably can't use shutters with the door because of the light fixtures. in my opinion, i think you could match the color of the burgundy shrubs for the shutters and door. if you paint them green, maybe a green just a little darker than the green color of the green shrubs. may i suggest that you cut down those burgundy bushes so that they don't block the windows so much, and keep them symmetrically trimmed.

    copy and paste the site below. (if it comes through correctly, it's a picture of a house front that was the closest i could find, just to give you somewhat of an idea.)


    Good luck.
    Carol.
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