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Garden Gate / Front Door Colour

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MumOfTheMoos Mon 24-Feb-14 10:20:13

Just moved in and the garden gate collapses - it's one of those curly wurly iron ones so I'm going to replace it with a nice wooden one (like it would have had originally) - what colour should I paint it? What's in at the moment?

Eventually we will paint the front door the same colour. It's a late Victorian / early Edwardian suburban London house. Our style is more trad than uber modern.

Any thoughts?

Lagoonablue Tue 25-Feb-14 19:22:42

Everyone near me is doing a very pale greeny aqua colour. Looks nice.

TeenageMutantNinjaTurtle Tue 25-Feb-14 19:25:27

Agree... Think the colour is called Sage... It's all over the place at the moment.

We just painted our front door bright yellow, but I recognise that's not for everyone smile

Lagoonablue Tue 25-Feb-14 19:39:18

Yes sage. That's what I meant.

MumOfTheMoos Tue 25-Feb-14 20:44:54

Yes, that's a nice idea - especially as one day I will be putting roses and lavender in the front garden, it will go really well.

Thank you ; I was just a bit overwhelmed by the infinite options and needed a bit of direction!

SilverSixpence Wed 26-Feb-14 11:20:16

I'm painting mine in a gorgeous duck egg/aqua (got an F&B colour I think blue ground matched to Dulux eggshell). I do like a bright yellow door too

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