Last week I posted on Instagram my desire to have a fun, colorful front door. Every single spring I get the itch to paint our front door something fun and fabulous ... and each spring I get shot down by the neighborhood architectural committee. But this year ... I am breaking the rules and making it happen!Ideally I would like a bright orange front door. One that says ... HELLO! and shows off all the brass elements on the door. But since my HOA peeps are very conservative I am afraid they would have a massive heart attack and fine me. Oh, and force me to paint it brown once again.
Yesterday during my down time I started playing with the color visualizer on the Sherwin Williams website. This was beyond fun. You simply take a picture of the space you want to paint and upload the picture to the site so you can visualize the exact color you are wanting to use.
Brilliant! Oh, and addictive!
Here is our house ...
Well, our house with the garage cut off. But I didn't need the garage for the front door pic! Oh, and please note ... the sky is blue and the temps are amazing! But it is Georgia and Tuesday it will be raining and 20 degrees colder. Stupid weather!
Here is our house with my ideal orange front door ...
perfectly named ... SW6884 Obstinate Orange
and a couple of shades less orange ... SW6886 Invigorate
I mean ... I just love it! And the hubs completely agreed ... which was the big shocker, right before he said ... you just have to get approval.
But it is perfect, don't you think?
Then I got all crazy and starting adding in painted brick to the picture with black shutters and I completely fell in love with my house!
And that was where I completely lost the hubs. He freaked out and would no longer engage me in any color visualization. At least I know where he draws the line ...
I can't help it, I am just drawn to a white house!!
Sigh ... aren't they beautiful?
Which is why they are all located on my 100% me board on Pinterest!
Just submitted a request to repaint our front door orange ...
Keep your fingers crossed for me!