The cheeriest color: a yellow front door is welcoming, vibrant and joyful. Come see the best yellow front door design ideas and paint colors to try!
A yellow door is such a statement to make on the front of your home! This color is cheery, welcoming, and whimsical. It is also associated with:
- The sun
- It is believed to be serene and uplifting
- happiness and well-being
- Feng shui: Pale yellow represents earth, while strong yellow symbolizes fire.
- Hinduism: Yellow symbolizes knowledge and learning, happiness, peace, and meditation.
Whether you put weight in the symbolism of a yellow front door or not, you have to admit that it’s just a happy color! This blog post will be able to inspire you with beautiful yellow doors, and give you ideas of paint colors to try as well!
Yellow front door inspiration pictures:
I love how bright and cheery this yellow door looks against the dark exterior. Such a classic color combination! Source: Better Homes and Gardens
Love this shade of yellow from Call Us the Canterburys – it’s the perfect shade. I love how the greenery pops on the yellow door too!
If you’re looking for a less bright yellow, but still want a cheery entrance, check out this inspiration! Source: Creatively Living Blog
And finally – how charming is this old fashioned style screen door with the buttery yellow color? I think it’s just perfection! (found via The Spruce)
Yellow door paint colors:
Obviously you’ll want to sample any of these to see what they look like with your particular house, but these colors are a GREAT place to start when beginning your search for the perfect yellow front door paint color.
- Benjamin Moore “Golden Honey”
- Benjamin Moore “Golden Orchards”
- Sherwin Williams “Decisive Yellow”
- Benjamin Moore “Banana Yellow”
- Benjamin Moore “Yellow Highlighter”
Not quite sold on yellow for your particular home? There’s lots of other inspiration for other colors in my front door color series:
I did not think I would like a yellow door, but I love the yellow doors against these beautiful exterior homes. It pops in a classy way. I am loving it!
Melissa Rosen says
Who makes the front door in the first picture on the navy blue house with the wood porch? Thanks!