What color door goes with light blue?
Yellow is one of the best front door colors for a blue house, in my humble opinion. It can be pale, bright, or rich in color, ranging from sunny yellow to golden yellow to lemon yellow and everything in between.
What color should I paint my shutters on a blue house?
When you have blue siding, think of the colors in the sky when choosing shutter colors to match your home. Good options for shutter colors to match a blue house are other shades of watery blue, cloudy grays, or even light sunny yellows.
Why do Amish have blue doors?
Much speculation exists as to why some Amish homes have blue doors, with rumors claiming that it means a daughter is available to be wed. Amish representatives unanimously deny this and say instead that it merely relates to tradition and customs.
Should shutters be lighter or darker than siding?
If you prefer a complementary look, consider shutters that are a few shades lighter or darker within the same basic hue of your siding. Whether you choose to contrast or complement your existing color scheme, you should carefully consider your window trim color.
When should you not use shutters?
You should not add shutters to the following:
- Double mulled windows.
- Windows that are winder than they are tall.
- Bay windows.
- One side of a window, leaving the opposite side unshuttered.
- Windows that are so close, an open shutter would obscure part of the adjoining window.
Should shutters be darker than house?
Lighter exteriors often look better with window shutters just a few shades darker than the house. For a bolder look, use dark- or brightly colored shutters on a light-colored house. Red, charcoal gray or forest green can offer a bright pop of color against paler hues.
Are blue houses harder to sell?
A dark blue, slate grey or even charcoal front door can hike your home’s perceived value by over $1500! Houses with grey, beige, or “greige” combo exteriors sell better than homes with white exteriors by about $1500.