Your front door is a place to greet visitors, welcome friends and invite outsiders in. A cheerful color can illuminate your front porch and turn a drab setting into a charming spot. Choosing the right color for your front door can be tough, as there are more than plenty of hues and tones to pick from. Different colors represent different meanings, so while some of you may go for bright and bold, others may prefer warm and soft. What do you want your front door to say about you?

Check out these 12 colorful front doors for inspiration!

1. Modern Red

Red doors have been symbolic throughout history to mean “welcome”. This modern home takes a spin on the classic hospitality approach by painting the door a bold red.

2. Elegant Eggplant

Purple palettes are full of grace as this colored door represents privilege, royalty, and wealth.

3. Sunny Yellow

For those of you who don’t mind standing out, a bright yellow door will bring energy, positivity, and joy to your front steps!

4. Deep Blue

This dark blue door color has a calming effect associated with stability and trust.

5. Rustic Orange

This pumpkin orange door is charming in color as it radiates warmth and wisdom.

6. Seasonal Green

An inspiring color like green is a popular choice for front doors. Green can be associated with money, ambition, and growth.

7. Bright Aqua

Such a fun color like this Simply Aqua Valspar Paint at Lowe’s can bring an uplifting sense of friendliness to your front steps.

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8. Vibrant Lime

A color so “out there” like lime green may seem far too lively for your front door, but this outgoing color is sure to attract visitors and step up your curb appeal.

9. Soft Teal

A sweet serene color such as teal promotes emotional healing and creativity.

10. Cool Gray

A sophisticated color like grey is both neutral and dignified. Grey is typically a background color, letting your front porch decorations stand out.

11. Sassy Green

Let your personality show through your front door by choosing a color like Sassy Green Valspar Paint that’s lively and refreshing.

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Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn via This Old House

12. Apple Red

This timeless front door makes a statement with a classic crisp red color.

What color would you choose to paint your front door? Let us know in the comments below!