Have you ever had to make a decision about what colour to choose for your front door? Knowing that it will be there for many years and be seen by many can make this an agonising decision. Did you realise that different colours symbolise different meanings? So, what does your front door say about you?
Many cultures have complex interpretations of the colours we choose to decorate our homes with, and in particular, the front door. As the ‘mouth’ of the home, it symbolises the flow of energy, opportunities and luck that might come knocking.
Red doors have huge cultural significance in many faiths and religions. In Feng Shui, a red door is welcoming. A red door signalled to travellers that here they would find a welcome, warmth and a place to rest for the night. In Scotland, a red door means you’ve paid off your mortgage! It is a bright, friendly and vibrant colour for a front door and suggests a passion for life.
White is very popular for doors and throughout history this colour has represented purity, virtue and peace. Similarly, cream is the colour most associated with having a peaceful home. For more information on Composite Doors Bridgwater, go to a site like https://choicetradeframes.co.uk/composite-doors/bridgwater/
Purple is an interesting one and is not seen a huge amount. Some people believe that you can improve your luck and opportunities by having a purple front door.
Green is a colour that is popular in hospitals and surgeries due to its peaceful, calming effects but could this work for a door? A light shade of green is great for representing balance, compassion, harmony and peace so is indeed a good choice for a front door.