Trend Alert: Statement Doors

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Statement front doorsIt’s a trend we’ve seen growing for a few years now, but we can officially say bright and bold statement front doors are here to stay. A brightly colored front door can show off your personal style, increase curb appeal, and help direct the eye right where you want it — your entrance.

Bright house colors are no longer reserved for traditional Victorian-style homes. They can look great with a number of home color schemes, and work on almost any home style from the super modern to true historic homes. A colorful front entry door can help to revive your curb appeal and give guests a look into your personality. When it comes to adding color to your entry, your color options are pretty endless. Here are four examples of bright entry doors to help inspire you.

4 photos of bold front door colors

Teal front door: Calming, colorful, and modern

Teal is a great color to add a calming and welcoming appeal to your entrance. Teal can complement a number of home exteriors and color palettes while providing contrast and a modern aesthetic. Teal has been rising in popularity as a front door color because of its versatility and beauty.

SEE ALSO: Color inspiration - Teal Front Doors

Teal front door

Red: Classic, yet bold

Red is a classic color for a front door. Often seen in colonial and early American architecture, a red door was traditionally used as a sign of welcome. Red is a vibrant color and offers a positive energy. It looks great as a contrast against white siding but can also stand out against darker colors or brick facades as seen in the image below.

Red front door

Yellow: Cheery and bright

Yellow can be a bright, eye-catching color, reminiscent of sunshine and often associated with happiness. Yellow front doors really make a statement — and can look great with a variety of color schemes. Although they are both bright colors, yellow can complement red brick for a cheery exterior.

Yellow front door on brick exterior

Navy: Bold and moody

Navy or dark blue can give a polished, sophisticated look to a home’s exterior. Blue and white are a classic pairing, making navy front doors a great fit for white exteriors or trim, especially when searching for a coastal feel. But blue or navy front doors are not limited to a simple color scheme — navy can also look great when paired with neutrals or brick.

Navy front door on red brick exterior

SEE ALSO: Choosing a color for your front door

What color to choose for your statement front door?

Bold or bright entry doors are a relatively easy way to make a statement with your home’s exterior. These front door colors not only add visual interest, but they also keep the home’s entrance from fading into the background. If you're thinking about a statement door for your home, here are a few things to keep in mind as you being shopping. For more statement door inspiration, check out the Vibrancy Collection from Pella.

Sarah Mueller

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Sarah is a professional writer by trade and passion. She specializes in writing about windows, doors, home design and decor, and learning all she can about the home improvement industry. Sarah spends her time away from the office cleaning up stray socks and pokemon cards strewn about by her two little boys. She is an avid reader, runner, and gardener who is known for her atomic salsa.

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