Wednesday, March 18, 2009

New Look for a 150-Year-Old Door

In the 15 years we have lived in / restored our 1856 home, this is only the second time the front door has seen a new color. I'm thinking it may be seeing a third color very soon. The house is covered in gray stucco, and has sort of a French feel, so I was going for French blue. I'm not really feelin' it. Hmmm, I wonder how soon my son will be coming home again.
Probably not any time soon if he suspects
he'll be put to work again :).


Tamerie Shriver said...

I love the door painted blue. Blue doors are supposed to keep the evil spirits away. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I like yours too.


Simply Stated ~ Rebecca said...

Hi Ann,
Followed you from Ruth's at "The Beautiful Life". Thrilled that I did...The blue door is Gorgeous!
Looking forward to seeing and reading more from you.
Have a great night!
~ Rebecca
The cake in the earlier post looks delicious!

Shab-n-Chic said...

What a great door..I would love to see a picture of the entire front of your house! It's so unique...don't be a tease us the rest! Haha...

Amy said...

I'm with nance! show it off! Are those wood carvings around the door? WOW!! Show more show more!!!!

Anne Marie said...

FABULOUS blog....I don't say fabulous very much living on the farm- but great picture of the door- and I seriously can't believe that's the entrance to your

Anne Marie said...

Won't you join me for a cup of coffee?

Bonjour Madame said...

Love the French blue door! I think that it looks fantastic. I just discovered your blog and I love it. I'm going to read more.


Anonymous said...

I like the blue!

Suzy's Vintage Attic said...

Hi Ann
Thank you for your lovely post. Very kind of you to leave such lovely comments. I am so glad that you like my blog. I do feel we have very similar taste! I have just visited your shop and bought that gorgeous baby picture.
It was a MUST the second I saw it!
P.S Good colour for the door, I love it!
Take care
Isabelle x

Mélanie said...

This color of door looks fantastic

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