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8 Front door makeovers that instantly add charm to your home

Tikva Morrow is a writer and editor for Hometalk.com. Her specialties include home improvement, DIY projects, and garden care. Tikva can be reached at Tikva.Morrow@gmail.com.

Getting just the right curb appeal involves balancing different elements of your home exterior, especially the look of your front door. With the perfect paint job, your front door can be welcoming, eye-catching, attractive and classy all at once.

Take a look at how these homeowners completely upgraded their curb appeal, with just a brush, a bucket of paint and a bold idea.

1. Fall festive

8 Front door makeovers that instantly add charm to your home

Inexpensive Home Update via Hometalker Marty's Musings

Take a hint from fast-approaching fall and use warm colors for your front door makeover. This cheery reddish hue is a lovely modern take on the classic bright red door, and perfect for giving your home exterior a bright and welcoming update.

2. Light, bright, beautiful

8 Front door makeovers that instantly add charm to your home

Front Door Makeover via Hometalker House by Hoff

No matter your home's color, a colorful door can complement it and bring a touch of texture and charm. A bright aqua door keeps this neutral house from being too toned-down, adding a hint of highlight and some contrasting fun.

3. True blue

8 Front door makeovers that instantly add charm to your home

Fun Bright Blue Front Door via Hometalker The Bold Abode

Then again, no one said you can't go straight-up bold. This brick exterior gets a huge upgrade in character, with this bright blue front door makeover. A fun and classy front door will give your exterior some bold personality and set your home apart.

4. Bright red redo

8 Front door makeovers that instantly add charm to your home

Bright Makeover via Hometalker Lara

Sometimes, it's all about contrast. This classic bright red door is perfectly paired with the soft sage color of the stairs, creating a beautiful effect, which intensifies both colors. Your front door paint choice doesn't need to match your exterior as much as complement it.

5. Coastal charm

8 Front door makeovers that instantly add charm to your home

Coastal Painted Front Door via Hometalker 20 State

With such a uniquely shaped door, it's no surprise that these homeowners chose an eye-catching color. Make your home feel like a beachside cottage no matter where in the world you are, by pairing coastal blues and whites, like this breezy and beachy exterior.

6. Hardware makeover

8 Front door makeovers that instantly add charm to your home

Update Front Door Hardware via Hometalker The Space Between

There are a few features of your door that you can upgrade using paint, and one of them is your hardware. If you're upgrading your door color, upgrade your hardware to match, like this home, which used spray paint to fully upgrade hardware without removing it from the door!

7. Minty fresh

8 Front door makeovers that instantly add charm to your home

Painted Entry Doors via Hometalker Storywood Designs

If your exterior is warm, make your door cool to contrast and add texture. Minty green is a fresh way to go if you're looking to add some charming character to your somber neutral-toned home. Look how well this color brings out the garden.

8. Charming yellow

8 Front door makeovers that instantly add charm to your home

Gleaming Front Door via Hometalker Kimberly Noelle

There's no need to stick with the traditional look. If you're a bright and bold person, let visitors know immediately, through your home design. A yellow door is a great highlight for a dark wall, like the brick walls of this home, and brings some airy lightness to your exterior.

Ready for quick curb appeal? Get more ideas on Hometalk's curb appeal topic page.

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