Our Gleaming Front Door...Before and After.

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I always told myself two things I would do when I bought our first house was paint a mural on a wall and paint our front door a bright bold color, and well...I did both. Now that the warmer months are here I decided to get to it and paint our front door. I had a few colors I wanted but after looking at hundreds of paint chips I just went with a pretty yellow. It came out pretty bright but I'm loving it the
our gleaming front door before and after, curb appeal, doors, painting
our gleaming front door before and after, curb appeal, doors, painting
The before...It was just to drab for my taste.
our gleaming front door before and after, curb appeal, doors, painting
I picked Beach Ball yellow from Olympic paints in a satin finish. I updated our hardware by spray painting them in a black matte finish. It took 4 coats but they came out nicely.
our gleaming front door before and after, curb appeal, doors, painting
When I was looking at painted doors online I kept coming across little "welcome" and "hello's" written on the doors. I thought this was perfect for me and right up my alley. If I could I'd probably paint a mural on our door but I know that's a tad overboard (lol) anyway instead of painting it on because I like change I picked up some alphabet stickers at Hobby Lobby.
our gleaming front door before and after, curb appeal, doors, painting
I still need to scrape off all the old paint on the stoop and give it a fresh coat. Not sure what to do there as of yet. I just added some flowers and an old rocking chair I had laying around to give it some more color, because if you follow me you know I like color and our yard is beautifully landscaped but for some reason the previous owners left a big blank spot from the door and windows and just laid rock. It was looking a little desert..ish.
our gleaming front door before and after, curb appeal, doors, painting
our gleaming front door before and after, curb appeal, doors, painting
our gleaming front door before and after, curb appeal, doors, painting
I found this cute metal cart at the Goodwill for 5 dollars as well as the cute little plates. I put my herbs on it. It smells lovely when you are standing at our front stoop.
our gleaming front door before and after, curb appeal, doors, painting
An old rocking chair I got from an auction I had laying around. I'm waiting to find a cute bench for this area.
Kimberly Noelle

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  • Sherry Wade
    on Jul 31, 2014

    Love the door color. Love the mat. Btw, where did you find it? I'm a sucker for the primary colors. Cannot believe the people who tell you how much they like it and then proceed to tell you how much better it would be if you had done it their way. SMH.

  • Debi53
    on Jun 1, 2015

    Love it!I makes your house look happy. Decorating is very subjective, but I'm with you, Kimberly, on the off center 'welcome'. Just the fact that you did it off center makes me smile.

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