Monday, September 17, 2012

{Front Door} Painted Black DIY

 I absolutely love a
touch of black in every room!
When I saw Rhoda's post at Southern Hospitality  
where she highlighted several pictures of
interior doors painted black...
I knew I was ready to just
go with it!

 
 Here's a pic of the doors before. They aren't in bad shape. The house is now 7 years old. So I guess it must be that "7 year itch" thing that is
causing me to want to change a few things up!!
 I used my trusty new paint brush from Purdy. 
This was another fabulous freebie from the Haven Conference! 
It has a nice angled edge and did a great job.
 A friend of mine recommended Behr's Paint and Primer in One, and
since I've been spoiled with no priming, I went with it!

I lightly sanded the door, wiped it down and began painting!
I applied 2 coats and went back to touch up some of the brush strokes
(as you can see here on the left side of the door,
 some needed a little smoothing)
 Voila!!!
I am loving the look!!

Next is the exterior of these front doors. So excited about that change too!
Stay tuned for part 2...



6 comments:

  1. It looks lovely before and after! The very first thing I did when we moved into our house was paint the front door black! It looks great and is classic! Can't wait to see the exterior!

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  2. Black and white is still the basis of today's modern interior design...Good choice of color! Love the result.

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  3. Janis, I love your black doors! I was just telling Dear Hubby about all the black interior doors that I have been seeing. He was telling me to go for it...after I showed him pictures, of course...lol! Yours look great!!!

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  4. The door looks fabulous! I am thinking that this could be a great solution for my garage door that always is in need of a scrubbing. :)

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  5. The inside of my front doors are black, trying to decide if I should also do the outside... I am definitely doing more doors inside after I painted the bathroom doors black. Love it!

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