We often use color to express ourselves—in our clothes, our decor, our art. And credible psychology has linked color to certain personalities—the feelings they evoke and what they say about you. That means the color of your front door says something, too! It’s one of the first things guests see when they visit your home, so look through these 14 front door colors to make sure you’re giving off the first impression you want to send.

1. Orange

Orange Front Door









You’re a social butterfly! Orange doors tell guests that you like to entertain, but also that you enjoy a good challenge.

2. Red

Red Front Door








Traditionally, a red door signaled a hospitable home. Today a red door still says, “Welcome!” If you have a red door, you also enjoy attention and try to live their life fully. It goes hand-in-hand with entertaining.

3. Blue

Blue Front Door








Those who paint their doors blue enjoy peace and value truth. They are well grounded and true to themselves.

4. Gray

Gray Front Door








Gray is an indecisive color, a mix between black and white. If you paint your door gray, you are indecisive and prefer to compromise—giving both sides of an argument equal weight.

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5. Green

Green Front Door








Green doors suggest that traditional values lay within. The people living there are ambitious and strive for personal betterment. They’re also good with their finances, as green is affiliated with money.

6. Wood

Wood Front Door








Homeowners who keep their doors a traditional wooden finish are generous and down to earth, like this grounded finish. They are kind and sweet and all who enter will feel welcomed.

7. Black

Black Front Door








When you cross a black threshold, you are entering a world of order and control. Simple elegance graces the style within and everything is in its proper place.

8. White

White Front Door









Just like the clean lines it creates, white doors begin a guest’s journey into simple and organized home decor.

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9. Brown

Brown Front Door








Like wood doors, brown ones signal that those within are warm, reliable and stable. Like the earth. They can keep an even head and are trustworthy.

10. Yellow

Yellow Front Door








While it ups your curb appeal, a yellow door also says you’re logical while also creative. Like the color, you have a positive attitude and may even be a morning person!

11. Turquoise

Turquoise Front Door








Turquoise may be an unusual color, but it’s perfect if you crave emotional balance, have big hopes and dreams and believe that anything is possible. In other words, you’re a romantic dreamer.

12. Glass

Glass Front Door








A glass door symbolizes that you too are open minded, friendly and outgoing because you have nothing to hide.

13. Pink

Pink Front Door








Needless to say, you’re a hopeless romantic. But, you’re also thoughtful, cheery and generous.

14. Purple

Purple Front Door








Purple is a risky color because it’s not very common. It says you’re comfortable taking risks, you dream big and may even call yourself a free-spirit, and not burdened by the parameters others may set.


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