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OK, so I have a boring white door and I want a pretty colored door - the problem is that I can't figure out what color would look good with the exterior color of our house. Here are a few pictures to show you the color of our house and the door in question <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/carhootel/4602975906/" target="_blank">1</a>, <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/carhootel/4602972448/" target="_blank">2</a>, <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/carhootel/4602362729/" target="_blank">3</a>.<br><br>
I also want the color of the door to look good when the door is open and visible from our living room - meaning I don't want it to be a color that would clash with our wine red couches - so no red, pretty much anything else is fair game though.<br><br>
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I think a sage green would look REALLY good with your blue house. Or purple, if you can find a shade that coordinates but also stands out enough.<br><br>
Such a sweet home!
 

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I was going to vote red until I saw the disclaimer <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hide.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hide"><br><br>
I agree with St. Margaret - sage green would be lovely.
 

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Purple or a light green
 

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Charcoal Gray
 

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Yellow!
 

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Yes! A deep mustard . . .
 

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Another buttery yellow vote, though that may be closer to white than you'd like if you're looking for a BIG change. You might consider a peachier tone if you want to do the color wheel complementary colors thing, although to that shade of blue I think the actual complementary color might be more of a taupe.
 

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I vote yellow too. A golden rod would really pop against the slate blue of your house.
 

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My elderly neighbor had a tannish color house and she painted her door a plum purple.Said she always want to do that.It looked nice.
 

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turquoise! a nice attractive tealish-turquoise color would look great with blue, i think. unique.
 

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Do you have shutters? Every house I know of with a colored door has the exact same color as their shutters.
 

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I'm going to vote yellow. But you know I love yellow and blue together. Though I always think of your house as being grey, but it looks more blue in these pictures. But I think the right color yellow would work well.
 

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Yellow for sure. Blue + Yellow = <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="joy">
 

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Yep, yellow. But not a pale, butter yellow - I think a deeper or brighter yellow would be good. But not schoolbus yellow!<br><br>
Red would have been my first choice, but with your couch issue, yellow would be nice!
 

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Do you have a photo of the whole front of the house... my answer might change depending on what plants are near the door.<br><br>
But I think a canary yellow would be nice. Or a light orange. Which may or may not be the same thing depending on your interpretation. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"> I don't know quite how to describe it but the outline of the box I'm typing in right now (I have the standard colours I think) is kind of a mustardy orange colour. I like that one.<br><br>
Disclaimer: my favourite colour combo EVER is orange and blue. So I'm biased.
 

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goldenrod / sunflower / marigold<br>
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terracotta (would probably look great with your couches when open)<br>
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greige (although it's not colorful i think it would be pretty with the blue and the couches)
 
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