Yearning for Yellow

Yearning for Yellow
Jen was yearning for some color on her front door, but her front door wasn’t up for it.  For starters, her front door is set way back in a dark tunnel-esque entryway.  Secondly, the exterior of her house is a peachy-colored stucco. Unless she was planning on painting her door a pastel teal and sticking a coyote in a bolo-tie out there, very few colors would work with that vibe.  But, not to be deterred, she painted the inside of her door instead. Fun! I love the quote too, that’s pretty much all we really need to remember, right?  Check it out on her blog Twiddler House.

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11 Comments

  1. July 12, 2012 / 3:12 PM

    love the yellow, my outside door is a similiar shade

  2. July 12, 2012 / 3:33 PM

    I love this yellow door… what a fun pop of color!

  3. Anonymous
    July 12, 2012 / 5:30 PM

    Love it!!!

  4. July 12, 2012 / 6:24 PM

    Simply lovely, yellow is ubiquitous in my home and my definite go-to color. Thank you for this simple but elegant view.

  5. July 12, 2012 / 7:23 PM

    Oh how it pops! I love it! You’ve inspired me to do something to my door:-)

  6. July 12, 2012 / 9:29 PM

    Just beautiful!!!
    I would never think of painting a door yellow – so glad to see this!

  7. Patsy
    July 13, 2012 / 4:12 AM

    Love it. And love the bird above the door. where did you get it, may I ask?

  8. July 13, 2012 / 4:36 AM

    I hope I’m getting this right, because I love a quote very similar. I think it was from John Adams. Is that right, Jen? I think it all the time…”Be good, do good.” According to HBO’s version, he says it to his kids as he tucks them into bed.

    Lindsey, just so you know, I love your quirky humor. I just GET it!

  9. July 13, 2012 / 5:36 AM

    Lovely door. Its eye catching and very pleasing to look at. I never thought yellow would be a nice color for a door.

  10. July 13, 2012 / 12:23 PM

    Now that’s what I call a lovely soft shade of yellow. I’ve always been partial to yellow and it’s been such a long time since it’s been in the design scheme of things. Welcome back beautiful color.

  11. July 13, 2012 / 4:15 PM

    “a coyote in a bolo-tie”…exactly! Dang Southwest peach stucco! 😉

    Thanks so much for the feature!!

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