Best Front Door Colors For A Beige Home

September 27, 2014

[pinterest]Looking for a front door paint color? One of my next home projects is painting our front door before it gets cold again. I want to find a color that will show off some personality!

front door

See the door next to the garage? This is the door we use most often and consider as our front door. You will notice the home is taupe/beige color and I have to find a color that works well with it. I started putting a photo list together to show Mr. Kelly a few different options and thought I would share a few of my favorites:

Sherwin Williams Naval Blue   via  

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Custom Mix Color  via

sw candid blue

Sherwin-Williams Candid Blue  via

red front door

   Custom Mix Color  via

sw pickle

Sherwin-Williams Pickle via


stained front door


 Sherwin-Williams Indigo   via

All of these front door colors will work well with a beige/tan exterior home. A red or black door is stunning:

Behr Licorice Strip     via

black door


Sherwin-Williams Nifty Turquoise     via

Benjamin Moore Iron Mountain     via

So many different shades of blue work well with the beige.


Sherwin-Williams Regatta    via


mk front door

Beauti-Tone: Direct Line 436  via

Just gorgeous! So many great paint colors to choose from. Which is your favorite? Here is a color I am obsessed with an the moment that might be a front runner:

moroccan blue

Pantone Moroccan Blue

I will show you our new painted door soon!

If you need help selecting paint colors for your home, contact me today.


  1. So many great colors to work with your home’s main color 🙂 I’ll be surprised if you pick something other than a blue tone. 😉 I think several of the blues you’ve shown are beautiful.

  2. All beautiful doors! I think the door color choice should depend on the rest of the house. From these great pics, I notice that a front door sans a storm door really is so much nicer. And yet, having a storm door is more practical. I have one with the largest possible glass window and yet I’m sure the house would look better without it.

  3. I have a beige vinyl house with white trim and a dark brown deck with white railings. What color could I do for the front door

  4. I have a beige house with white trim and black shutters With a white front porch. Can you suggest a color for my front door? Thank you!

  5. Hi Kelly I have a beige vinyl house with red brick and blue shutters should I make the door the same color as the shutter or can you suggest a different color Or even a stain for door .
    Thank You

    • Hi Flo,

      I would keep the front door the same color as the shutters. Balances the front of your home. You could do a medium stained door, especially if brick is near door. Stained doors are always beautiful. 🙂

  6. We have a split level home with beige brick surrounding the from door. The siding is blue. Would a Sherman William’s regatta be a good door color? Or do you have other suggestions?

    • Hi Sara,
      Regatta is a great choice! Love with the beige brick. Not sure of your blue siding paint color but the navy goes with most all other colors. Paint a sample board and try to be sure you love. Hope this helps!

  7. Ihave a very small house with light tan siding, shutters only over one window is a light brown also around the front door also with black metal railing on a small front porch. what door color and possible shutter color would change this drab little house.

  8. HI Kelly. I have a beige vinyl house with black shutters. The door has glass panels on each side and white trim. Our porch that is a deep, rich russet with white rails. My interiors are Grey, sage, and cream based colors. Can you recommend a front door color please? Thanks.

  9. Hi Kelly! I have a yellowy beige house with brown craftsman style posts on the porch, brown shutters, a brown storm door, and brown brick (called “chocolate bayou” on that is a combination of the brown with highlights of the yellowy beige). My garage door and trim is that same yellowy beige which I’m not a fan of. I live in Galveston Tx where it is very hot half of the year, so the idea of painting the garage door a dark color is not favorable to me. I had a contractor come and cut the middle part of my front fiberglass door to insert a full size glass insert. The door color I feel as a result doesn’t have to match that huge garage door since the focus is primarily on the very intricate lead glass insert. I wanted to paint the door (basically 6″ around the glass insert, 8″ at the bottom) a navy blue or a cobalt blue, but I wasn’t sure it would match the storm door and the brown. I think the navy would probably blend better. I also LOVE the indigo you published. Here’s the kicker – I am color blind. Not a little color blind, but red/green color blind (both look gray) and blue/purple color blind (both look the same – not sure if blue or purple).

    I know it’s hard to answer these questions without seeing the actual house, but I guess I’m asking for general “what matches with what” kind of guidance. I’m too embarrassed to ask around.

    I thought about going with a black door which right now is my favorite color for doors. I am actually thinking of painting my interior doors black since the walls are khaki and the house gets an insane amount of natural light.

    So what do you think? Would Indigo match? Would the Navy Blue match? Or should I go with the always elegant black? Perhaps you can recommend a shade of blue that is mostly neutral when it comes to beiges? My rental has the same brick but I went with a more taupey color beige and a Mahogany door.

    Sorry for the length – I’m so lost!

    • Hi James,

      Can you see the garage doors in the front of the house? Or is it off separate? I hesitate to bring in a new color such as navy because it does not relate to anything else on your home. How about painting he garage in the trim color you used? That would tie together the whole house. Hope this helps!

  10. I have a typical beige house with a light brown trim. I really want to spruce up the front door. It’s just to drab

    • Hi Emma,
      There are a lot of colors you can work with a beige home. Blues, teals, turquoise, greens, black and reds.

      If you would like me to find you the best color for your home, send me an email at [email protected]. I will ask you for photos if possible. The color consulting charge for a perfect front door paint color tailored just for you is $45.00.

      Thanks for writing.

  11. my house is a ranch, beige with blue shutters, what color would be good for the front door or would a wood door be best

  12. I am struggling with what color to paint my new front double doors. They have more glass than wood actually. I have medium beige stucco with brown shutters and right now red doors. They looked beautiful but now we are replacing them and I want a different color on the doors. Any suggestions??

  13. Just found this site! I have a beige house and the shutters are a very light sage. I want to paint the door to make it “pop”. I also have a glass storm door in front of main door so hoping it shows through the glass really well. Thank you!

  14. Kelly, what color did you end up choosing for your door? Is there a photo on the blog? I searched numerous key words but could not find it. Can you share?

    I am trying to pick a vinyl color that would allow me to use navy blue shutters and doors. While white vinyl seems to make navy pop, there are already three white vinyl siding houses on my street (though all with different shutters and/or doors) so white is not an option.

    I really like the colors on the above house marked Direct Line-436 but the siding looks gray at the bottom and beige at the top. What color would you say is on the siding?

    I am considering Alside siding in Antique Parchment or Natural Linen. Is there another of the available colors (link below) which you think would make the navy pop? The roof is weathered wood. The current siding color is Navajo White from Benjamin Moore but that is paint, not vinyl.

    Many thanks for your assistance.

  15. I have a tri-level. The brick is a brown/sand with little grey in it, The siding a almost pale coral look to me and gutters a light grey. Always been little weird combination to me. Anyway for last 15 yrs the front door, garage door and shutters are a burgundy tone. Has worked but really want a new fresh look. Oh window frames are the dark brown. The front door has the side lights as well with a storm door that I’m almost thinking of taking off cause never use it. What do you think about removing storm door? I have picked up samples from Sherwin Williams and would like to use a coral or orange on door or maybe should do a dark rich grey to pull out color in brick and/or grey from gutters. Any advise would be awesone cause getting no where with this project. Thank you.

  16. Really sorry Lisa here again. Wanting info on painting the front door along with shutters and garage door as well. Thanks again.

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