Upper Park, Loughton:   by Boscolo

13 things you didn't realise a front door says about you!

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton

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If your eyes are the window to your soul, we can't help but wonder what your front door is, in relation to the rest of the house?

So much more than just where you enter, it contributes to the first impression that your home design makes and even the colour you've chosen could say something about you!

Designers might know the importance of getting your front door selection just right, but we want you to have all the facts too, so come with us as we ask, what is your front door saying about you?

1. Those of you with a navy front door are at the top of the food chain, as they're linked to the most intelligent people

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2. Front doors with glazed panels show that you have nothing to hide!

The Stables, Gourdon, Aberdeenshire:  Houses by Roundhouse Architecture Ltd
Roundhouse Architecture Ltd

The Stables, Gourdon, Aberdeenshire

Roundhouse Architecture Ltd

3. A red front door has been shown to be a sign that passionate people live within…

4. If you want people to think of you as sincere, a grey front door is a must. It's the colour most associated with honesty

Roland Gardens :  Windows  by BTL Property LTD
BTL Property LTD

Roland Gardens

BTL Property LTD

5. Heavy wooden doors let the world know that you value your privacy and that unexpected callers may not be well received

6. Traditional styles on period houses tell people that your interior is going to be in keeping with the age of your home

7. A black front door is not only thought to be mysterious, but also incredibly authoritative. Enter if you dare!

Upper Park, Loughton:  Windows & doors  by Boscolo

Upper Park, Loughton


8. Blue doors are frequently thought to be a sign of a funky, modern interior. We hope that's true of this rustic cottage as that would be a great contrast!

Colmeallie, Glen Esk, Brechin, Angus:  Windows & doors  by Roundhouse Architecture Ltd
Roundhouse Architecture Ltd

Colmeallie, Glen Esk, Brechin, Angus

Roundhouse Architecture Ltd

9. Metal doors are found on the homes of people that really value their privacy. Celebs, we're looking at you!

Gothic Style Bronze Double Doors:  Windows & doors  by Architectural Bronze Ltd
Architectural Bronze Ltd

Gothic Style Bronze Double Doors

Architectural Bronze Ltd

10. A colourful, artistic front door let's the world know that you have a passion for the more cultural side of life

11. Ultra modern front doors demonstrate a desire to adopt all things contemporary and you can expect a similarly finished interior

12. Custom inlaid wooden doors are, well, just amazing! You can expect to find some unusual furniture inside, as well as a friendly and inviting host

 Wooden doors by FPL srl
FPL srl

Portone ingresso

FPL srl

13. Cream or white front doors are the most peaceful and are normally found on the houses of relaxed, happy people

For more home entrance inspiration, take a look at his Ideabook: 10 Swish Hallway Ideas To Copy In Your Small Home.

What does your front door reveal about you?
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