Some neighborhoods or historic districts must work within a set of approved colors, which narrows the decision-making process. Your home's exterior finish, whether brick or stone or siding will also help you make a choice. Matching Front Door And Shutters With Different Trim Color
Here navy blue is used to striking effect on the shutters and front door of this red brick home. Here a soft moss green combination looks gorgeous with tan trim on a lighter red brick home. Here's another take on the blue door and shutter look, this time on a home with wheat-colored siding and white trim.
Homeowners can choose to paint their front door one color, their trim another, and their shutters a third. Many people might paint their storm doors a slightly darker or lighter version of their front door color, or they will paint it to blend in with their siding color.
Forest green is another color that looks striking on a red brick home.
This soft grey is a beautiful counterpart to the painted white brick of this home.
Black hardware, brass door fixtures, and a neatly manicured landscape job give this home real curb appeal. And because black and white are such classic neutrals, it leaves you with room to paint your front door whatever color you'd like.
the homeowner chose a soft robin's egg blue, but any color will pair beautifully with this combination. The soft tan chosen for the paint color perfectly accentuates one of the shades in the stone. Here a coastal turquoise pairs with a soft butter-colored stucco home.
This grey bungalow is painted with a classic white trim but is styled up with a bright yellow door and post box. In that case, you paint the door frame up to the jamb, the same color as the exterior trim. The interior color will be what you paint on the inside door frame and the jamb.
Many homeowners will choose a bold color for the front door to signal it as the entrance. Then they paint the other doors to match the trim or another tone that plays well with the siding. Many paint company websites have modelers where you can input different colors to get a sense of how things will look.
But the best news is that if you end up disliking your decision, paint can be easily changed.