Look at the colors in my brick: what color to paint my door?

My shutters are black
q look at the colors in my brick and tell me what color to paint my door
q look at the colors in my brick and tell me what color to paint my door
  20 answers
  • Dfm Dfm on Sep 27, 2017
    I would go with the dark brown color...it's more neutral than the other colors in the brick.

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Sep 27, 2017
    paint is very personal,however I would opt for a toned down red or a red copper

  • Margie Margie on Sep 27, 2017
    The darkest brick

  • Lor7892289 Lor7892289 on Sep 27, 2017
    Dark brown.

  • Kay Kay on Sep 27, 2017
    Am thinking of changing our front door also. We have roof tiles in a dark rosy tone not unlike some of your bricks. Have settled on a Behr Paint called Dutchess Dawn (available at Home Depot). Our door faces south and was looking for something light to be more reflective of the afternoon sun. The front of the house has a covered patio 8' deep so it's only about half the year that the sun reaches the door fully. If you have a spare brick or two take them to your paint supplier and see which matches you prefer. We must have brought home two dozen paint sample cards before we could both agree on one color. You might want to lean towards the darker tones which would look nice with the white walls. The shopping is the fun part!

  • Lee Lee Lee Lee on Sep 27, 2017
    I think black painted doors but be sure to hang matching wreaths on each door with colors from the bricks.

  • Kim Kim on Sep 27, 2017
    Blue Green would contrast nicely with your brick!

  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Sep 27, 2017
    My home is partly white siding and partly brick - not in the same configuration you have but similar. I painted my doors & shutters black and used red and white flowers in the summer. I loved that look. A few years ago we had our house painted and I wanted a change. We had the doors, shutters & trim painted sort of a deep colonial blue with the white siding and brick. Now for flowers, I love pink, purple with a few splashes of white. I love the variation that we have now. What you decide is, of course, up to you. I just thought I'd give you my experience for a reference. Good luck and enjoy your new doors once they are painted. :)

  • Don28435183 Don28435183 on Sep 27, 2017
    I would choose the medium brown for a conservative look. If you want lighter whimsy look, choose one of the lighter pinks. (I think the darkest brown would be too dull unless you have dark roof shingles.)

  • Suz22724278 Suz22724278 on Sep 27, 2017
    I would go black to match the shutters, or maybe a gray to go with the grout in the brick.

  • Chrys Marco Chrys Marco on Sep 27, 2017
    Cindy . . Your door is beautiful . . it's the bricks that need to be brought to life. Some people may like paint, but stain would be a much better addition. Clean your bricks and let dry thoroughly. Use at least 4 different shades of stain and apply with a sponge brush. Be careful not to get any on the cement between them. Let dry thoroughly. Use one of the spray-on sealants and cover the whole project. You will want to mask of the surrounding wall for this last step. Shine up your front door with a light coat of marine varnish after you've cleaned it up. Stand back and enjoy your handy-work.

  • Judy Faris Judy Faris on Sep 28, 2017
    Hot pink!

  • Bernadine Bernadine on Sep 28, 2017
    A lovely dark green...

  • Kristy Querry Kristy Querry on Sep 28, 2017
    Like a dark magenta

  • Sandy Sandy on Sep 28, 2017
    I have similar color brick and painted my door a colonial blue. I love it and have gotten many compliments on it.

  • Sabrina's Organizing Sabrina's Organizing on Sep 28, 2017
    I like the burgundy color for the door.

  • AuntQueenie AuntQueenie on Sep 28, 2017
    If you go with Black, use High Gloss.
    You could go with a Traditional Soft White in High Gloss.
    I would update the door knobs, lock and kick plate to a brushed silver.
    Besides paint, you can also upgrade the look by eliminating the curtains on the doors and use treatment on the glass for semi privacy if needed; Or if you want curtains get fabric with a simple design.
    You could also paint the inside trim on your windows black to match the shutters which will give a more finished look to the front of your home as well.

    Ps. I also like a nice deep green color. Unless you paint your brick, stay away from pinks, yellow and light blues. Go deep blue if you use blue to avoid an uneven contrast compared to the shutters.

  • Lin27976354 Lin27976354 on Sep 28, 2017
    Definitely black would tie in with brick and shutters... dramatic..

  • Ginny Ginny on Sep 28, 2017
    Look at a color wheel and see if anything speaks to you. Previous suggestions are excellent.

  • Cathy Cathy on Sep 30, 2017
    I have that same darned brick! I was thinking of painting the brick but like the stain idea I want my door to be a plum color because my house is gray and charcoal!