August 28, 2012

A Blue Front Door.

Maybe I should re-title this blog "Black and White and Painted All Over"?

This week's painting project was our front door, which I wanted to get done yesterday before the big rains start.

I got inspired to paint it Benjamin Moore's Wythe Blue after I saw this pin on Pinterest. So gosh dang pretty. And then I learned a fun fact, which is that Wythe Blue is also the color of the foyer in Betty and Don Draper's house, you know when they still lived in a house together. Sold. And also it was named Benjamin Moore's Color of the Year for 2012 because people were so crazy about it. I see why. It's the prettiest shade of blue--robin's egg with a tinge of watery green.


I also painted the sidelight panels a cream color. Talk about a big difference, huh? I feel like I gave the outside of our house some of the same personality of the inside.



The ultimate compliment came from Nekos, who said he doesn't even want a new front door anymore. This from the guy who's been lusting after a bajillion dollar Craftsman style wooden front door to better match the style of our bungalow.

I think I'll paint our porch swing the same color.



17 comments:

  1. It's really beautiful!

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  2. what a great color! it looks really great. i love your red porch too.

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  3. This looks amazing! I love the color combo going on and the style of your house is my dream! IN LOVE!
    Much love,
    Sara

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  4. So cute! You did a great job! I think the swing would look great in that color too!

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  5. that is the prettiest blue cause to me, doesn't even look like blue. looks like seafoam. pretty!
    you have the prettiest house in the gheto. ;)

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  6. Supa pretty! LOVE it w/ the red steps/floor too!

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  7. I love this! What color is the exterior?

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  8. I'd also love to know the color of the exterior - gorgeous!

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  9. whAts your house exterior color?

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  10. Love this color scheme... what's your exterior paint color?

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  11. Yes exterior color???

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  12. I see other people have already asked, but what is the color of the exterior? Thanks! Looks great.

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  13. I'm actually looking for a color to paint our home and love the grey you used. It looks like you haven't responded to anyone, but just another try...what's the color name?

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  14. I'm actually looking for a color to paint our home and love the grey you used. It looks like you haven't responded to anyone, but just another try...what's the color name?

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    1. Sorry, I don't know the color. It was this color when we moved in. It's actually more of a brown in person. You could use the Sherwin Williams or Benjamin Moore color matcher app to try to get a close color?

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