Friday, November 2, 2012

The Chinoiserie Front Door - The Winner

Thanks to everyone who weighed in on the front door color through comments and emails. High gloss black was the clear favorite, with coral coming in a very strong second. Everyone really seemed to love the look of of the high gloss paint - Hollandlac Brilliant and I suspect lots of beautiful glossy front doors will be popping up.

What you may not know is that this paint can be used indoors as well - on walls, trim, cabinets, and furniture. All these pictures feature this paint. You get that incredible lacquer look without the up to ten coats that is generally needed.

 Love a beautiful red front door? My absolute favorite red for the front door is their Tulip Red. I have started my posts on Chinoiserie holiday decorating with my new Houzz Ideabook and now this is tip number 2. Paint your front door in Hollandlac Brilliant Tulip Red (for a lacquered Chinese red door) for the best red door in the neighborhood for Christmas and every day of the year.

Tulip Red


Where the Style Things Are said...

the apple green belongs to my friend - the apartment is stunning in person. Highly recommend doing high-gloss!

Diane said...

Even though I liked the idea of the coral door, I think the high-gloss black will be beautiful! Looking into Hollandlac and the high-gloss paint, I'm not sure it would be an option for our fiberglass door -- because of the "wood grain" -- think it probably looks better on an already smooth surface. Seems like it should be very durable too!

Lisa Mende said...

Love all the shiny paint! Especially that green!!!

Nancy said...

AWESOME. I love that paint and your door is going to look spectacular!
Hope its not too cold to paint now!
xo Nancy