Advice: Painting the front door

I told you I'd be back with this question!


Right now, this is what our house looks like (please ignore the lawn in desperate need of some TLC!)


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(brick, white siding, white door, black shutters)


We are going to repaint the shutters and the door navy blue, but I'm not sure about the panels on either side of the door. Should they stay white (like the siding) or should they also be navy? And if navy, what about the white trim outlining the door and panels? Keep it? Paint it as well? We do have the white window trim, so I don't want it to look out of place.


Here's the door closer:


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TIA!

Posted on May 17, 2013 at 12:46 am
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Jaryce21
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ooooooh! Have I told you that you have a beautiful home. I love, love, love the bricks and shutters!


And I love, love, love the idea of painting the front door navy blue. I personally think it would look great to paint just the door blue and leave the side panels white. Gives it that nice pop as well as softening it up (<-- did that even make sense?) lol


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here is a cool pic I found with all 3 painted navy blue. This is nice as well. I just personally like the white side panels


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Posted on May 21, 2013 at 2:41 am
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I think leaving the side panels white looks lovely, it really highlights the door
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 5:28 pm
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Agreed, let the door stand out. Doors naturally take the eye when looking at a house so I don't think this would look strange at all.

Posted on May 23, 2013 at 2:22 am
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I am drooling over your doors ladies!  That's a first for me haaaaaaaaaaa!

Posted on May 29, 2013 at 2:39 am
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That navy door with the white surrounding it is awesome. Really crisp and classic:)

Posted on May 29, 2013 at 5:44 am

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