Sunday, October 14, 2012

Dawn's Door & The American Dream

Finding the perfect color for your front door is an easy & inexpensive way to add some color and curb appeal to your home. 
Growing up, I always wanted a red front door. Something about them made me think of success and the American dream. So, of course, I painted our door red... our American dream was complete!

Then, I spotted this front door by Beyond The Screen Door on Pinterest

THAT, my friends, is the American dream.

Then, a few months ago, a great friend and client, Dawn of Dawn Murph Photography contacted me about a project and attached a picture of the exact same turquoise door! She decided to jump on the train before someone on her block beat her to it. I couldn't say no.

She chose a lighter shade of turquoise to accent her brick home.

3 days later...

Can't forget the inside!

It was a lot of work but totally worth it and I had lots of fun getting to know Dawn and her husband, Jason. Plus, their doggies are adorable!

Here are some before and afters:

After finishing Dawn's door, I decided I would leave mine red- simply because I don't have the time to do it. However, I did slap a quick coat of teal on the interior side of our front door. I'm still making over our entry so pictures will have to wait =)


  1. I LOVE Dawn's door!!! It's absolutely beautiful and even better looking in person!!

  2. This is so cool! Thank you so much for mentioning my door. Made my day. You did an AMAZING job on Dawn's door! And I LOVE that you guys decided to paint the inside as well. Just gorgeous!

  3. Hi, Love this door. I want to do mine exactly like it. Can you tell me what paint colors I need?
    Thanks so much!

  4. Love it! Now on to the shutters. LOL ;)

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