We need color ideas!

Ok, my husband and I just bought a new home. The brick is very dark (not painting it) and the trim is too. We need ideas on what color trim to go with. Also, what color front door or same as trim?
Thanks in advance!!!
q we need color ideas
q we need color ideas
  9 answers
  • Tae Tae on Apr 05, 2018
    I would do the trim and door the same. white, off white, shade of light green or Smokey blue
  • Janet Panos Janet Panos on Apr 05, 2018

    Hello. The front door is the first impression of your home to guests and why not make that a bold impression. Red is a bold color for a front door. My favorite red is Chinese red in a high laquer finish. In the Chinese culture red means good fortune. As far as the trin, pull an existing tone from the brick as your trim color! Good luck!
  • Cindy Cindy on Apr 05, 2018
    Hi Elizabeth, I would go with a light color for your trim. Is there any way you could sand your front door? I would love to see a stained front door on your beautiful home. That would give you a timeless look and a classy first impression on everyone who comes into your home. Best of luck to you.
  • Shore grandmom Shore grandmom on Apr 05, 2018
    I would go with white trim and a red door. I would remove the old shrubs and put in new on both sides. Then I would plant red and white flowers. Congratulations on your new home. May you have many happy healthy years there.
  • Ilona Elliott Ilona Elliott on Apr 05, 2018
    I think plum would look nice on the door and the trim. It goes well with earth tones and contrasts with greens of the landscape. Plum goes well with sage also if you wanted do something different on the trim. Very nice house you have there...have fun!
  • Charlee Hunter Charlee Hunter on Apr 05, 2018
    Because the colors of your house is warm tones I would not do white trim, I would choose a soft cream to brighten it up. paint the door the same color for broghtness, or a burnt orange for a pop of color: )
  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Apr 05, 2018
    I definitely agree with the bright front door, it will make it more noticeable, right now it just sinks into the shady porch. I also agree with replacing the shrubs, go with something the same height right now as the shorter ones to the left of the front door. The taller ones take away from the great bay window.
  • Carol Marszalek Carol Marszalek on Apr 05, 2018
    You might consider a light sand or tan trim with a pop of color on the door. I do like the color of red as suggested. Perhaps not a Chinese Red lacquer, but red.
  • Heather Heather on Apr 10, 2018
    What about a light sage green door and cream trim?

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