Written by Becca Green

What does the colour of your front door say about you?

Colour psychology can reveal alot about us and our home, but what does the colour of your front door say about you?

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Colour is definitely personal, but what do your choices say about you? Lee Chambers, an environmental psychologist and wellbeing consultant, has looked into the psychology of colour of front doors for Sellhousefast.co.uk to find out what it conveys about your home to potential buyers.

Red

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A red front door is seen as very traditional, yet conveys a vibrant personality inside. If you decide to paint your door red it suggests that you are willing to make a statement and that your home is bold and beautiful.

Green

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A green front door conveys a trusting, grounded personality and represents growth. You may subconsciously pick a green front door to express your love of nature and things that are constantly growing and ever-changing.

White

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A white front door is seen as more modern, clean and organised in some respects. White also evokes images of peace and a blank canvas, therefore your home will allow visitors to make their minds up for themselves.

Brown

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A brown front door, usually wooden, promotes a more natural sense, strong and stable. In terms of style, a brown wooden door looks rustic and traditional, which may reflect your own personal views that you wish to portray through your decor.

Black

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A black door can be mysterious but can also be very stylish and sophisticated, suiting a monochromatic house. Black is a good choice if you’re thinking about selling your home anytime soon as its on the neutral colour scheme and isn’t too ‘out there’.

Blue

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A blue front door can promote a feeling of serenity and promotes an appealing sense of freedom. Read here why blue is the colour which will add the most value to your home.

 

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