09/02/2012 10:24 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

5 Bright Palettes For Front Doors


Nothing welcomes guests to your home better than a bold, beautiful color on the front door. Many people have no trouble picking out a fun color to paint the door, but don't know what to do with the rest of the exterior. And what about the trim?

The key to working with bold colors is to limit them to elements you really want to stand out, which makes the front door the ideal place to feature a vibrant color. Then select supporting hues for the rest of the house that don't try to compete for attention.

To see a list of bright palettes, head over to Houzz.