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Door colour question

Linndseyanne's picture

I followed the advice of Cameron MacNeil in June's issue of H&H and painted my front door black. Now I'm wondering, should I also paint the backdoor the same colour? Your ideas are much appreciated! Thanks! ImageImage ImageImage   

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asjoannb's picture

I say paint it a nice bright white, it doesn't seem like the kinda room for the rich dark door, bright and light and happy I think.  Your black door looks awesome at the front.

gmcauley's picture

Hello Linndseyanne,

I love the look of your black front door, but think it might be too much of a contrast on the back door with those pale blue walls.

Here are some inspiration shots for you to browse:

Good luck with the doors!

Gwen McAuley (gmcauley at

Linndseyanne's picture

Thanks for the advice! I actually thought black might be too dark for the back door since the colours are quite light in the dining area. You can't see the back door from the front door, but you can see both from the living room. I think I'll keep it white for now! Thanks.

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