Better in beige?

After all my talk about our move to a yellow front door, we started to backpedal a little. Is this color just too bright?

Yellow door

Maybe we don’t have the chutzpah to go yellow after all. Or maybe we have too much sense–after seeing the overall effect we it seems likeĀ a calmer beige or stony gray might complement rather than compete with our blue siding.

We are planning on living with it a little longer to see how it it sets in. In the mean time, I took to Photoshop to help visualize what a more neutral color door would do for the front of our home.

Squint a little and compare these:


What do you think? I always thought beige was boring, but in the context of our little blue house I’m thinking it might be in order.