Introducing a little black magic on doors creates a look that is sophisticated, dramatic and seductive…..
Elizabeth Kimberly Design
FRONT ENTRANCE: Something about approaching a classic black entry door that exudes a timeless elegance. Black front doors offer an array of options, whether contrasted against brick, stone, or surrounded by neutrals, perhaps accented in pewter or brass, and even lovingly adorned for the holidays imbues a welcoming sense to a home.
Image Left: Glossy black front door of a three-story Georgian-style house in San Francisco Designer Ken Folk House Beautiful Image Right: Martha Stewart Living
Though it is just a hint of the door, visualizing this fabulous entry is not hard to do. Windsor Smith’s East Coast stunning traditional entry is traditional elegance without the fuss. House Beautiful
FOYER: Mixed with classic details or even when infused with a little rustic elements, a black foyer door complements it’s surroundings in a pleasing way.
Photo Left: Flawless foyer with high gloss black front door, marble inlay floor, Greek key trim roman shades and a Benjamin Moore Palladium Blue ceiling, From Coco Cozy Atlanta homes magazine Photo Right: Simplified Bee
Image Left: A high-gloss black front door is the perfect contrast for the colorful and rustic elements of this entryway. A stained-glass transom window, star-shaped pendant light, colorful floor rug and pair of antlers adds a whimsical vibe to this small but charming room. House & Home Image Right: Apartment Therapy
I personally can’t think of a room that they don’t look fabulous. Stunning in the:
Darryl Carter Elle Decor
Photo Left: French doors, a round gilt mirror and an elegant black and white color scheme make this bedroom the epitome of boutique-hotel chic House & Home Photography: James Tse Photo Right: Attached versus opening, these antique Bordello doors make for a striking headboard Darryl Carter via Elle Decor
Left Photo: Windsor Smith House Beautiful “When you walk into that room in the daytime, your eye goes straight outside”Windsor Smith. Black definitely does that, it frames the view, makes the outdoors pop.
Image Right: McGill Design Group, Canadian House & Home
MASTER SUITE: Darryl Carter via Elle Decor
As well as……EXTERIOR/BACK PORCH/DECK: Sleek, black wicker chairs and cube tables add dramatic flare to this outdoor lounge space and coordinate with the painted doors and trim. House & Home Photography: Donna Griffith
Next up, I will be showing you how fun, gorgeous, eye popping backdrops black entry doors make for holiday decorations.