Project Monday

Well...really 2 Mondays
and every single day in between.

A little back story....
I spent many (30) years as a military wife and making the best of each place we lived.  A few times we owned, many times we leased and a couple of times, base housing.  In every situation (except on the base) I painted after getting the owner's approval.  I made my nest my own as best I could and there were many things that I knew were just 'temporary' so it was ok to deal with.  I realized the other day that I was still in military mentality.  We have lived in our home in GA for 3 years  now - the longest most of our tours were - and I realized I am not moving and what has been ok is not anymore, such as wall colors, upholstery (while I have done some - there's more to be done), cabinet hardware, etc. I don't have a custom built home so there are 'builder's grade' finishings on the home than need to be upgraded.

So here we are:

Door Painting for Dummies

These are just a few of the 23 that I did, 
well of course I miscounted and at first thought there were 'only' 18, and then I forgot a set of double doors, and a few other closet doors.  Oy.
I opted not to take the doors off since there was no way in jelly beans that I was going to get them back on...Mr. MD is gone (the best time to get these types of projects done...hehe). I just taped around the knobs and hardware.
a few things I learned....
1)  I got the Behr 'Black Forever' paint and the feller at the sales counter talked me into the one with the primer, don't waste your money, it goes on like Elmer's glue.
Ok so tell me which one has the primer and which doesn't?
EXACTLY.
You can't tell either? 
 Because they both look the same with one coat.  
2) My house has warm tones and I really wanted a black with a hint of brown so I got the SW 'Black Magic'.  By the picture above you can see the chocolate, once two coats are on honestly you can't tell the difference.  

Oh...and this is VERY important.
this stuff is worth it's weight in gold...
I got more than one spot on the carpet...imagine that?  It also take it off skin...and door frames....and tile!
2) don't use the canvas drop cloth because when you DO drip it goes right through right onto the carpet.  Lovely.
3) make sure to put your feet UNDER the drop cloth because then you don't step in a drip and then walk on your carpet.  Wonder how I knew that?  :) 
The bottom two pictures (above) are the master bedroom bath and I used 'Forever Black' (Behr) here, the rest of the doors are the SW 'Black Magic' (6991 all surface enamel).
4)  paint a single coat on each side, move on to another door or two, go back to the first door for a second coat. 
Let dry overnight and then go back for touch ups.
5) I used satin finish, watch your brush strokes, keep them long and follow the grain of the wood.  

I am really happy with how they turned out, lots of work (it took me over an hour for each door) but worth every stroke.
I also did the powder room vanity 
AND
a double vanity in the MB.

Tell me what you think.  

ADDENDUM August 2012

I have since painted all of my walls 
Sherwin Williams 7647 Crushed Ice.  
AND finished 7 more doors in the basement.  Whew!


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118 comments:

  1. Wow great job Renae!! I love this color on the doors, very striking!!

    PS Thanks for the tips! :)

    xoxo
    Karena

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    1. Would you paint your doors black if you have wood (oak) trim? I live the black but not sure it would look right with oak trim

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    2. I have the same question. Have been wanting to paint our interior door black also, but they all have transom windows and I can't decide if I should just paint door and leave trim/transoms wood. Any suggestions?

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    3. Dear Anon,

      If all your trim is white including the transom's, I think painting the doors would be fine. You may want to paint one and look at it for a few days, if you don't like, paint it back white.

      Anon #1, if the trim is oak I would not paint the doors, I don't think it would have the look you are going for.

      All the best...

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  2. Hi Renae, the pro painteress!!! Looks great.

    Makes me realize I need to grab a brush or two and dip in some linseed oil to finish up my doors and some fences...but vacation is still running and I'm on the road having fun.

    P.s. Most of my projects also take place while hubby is out of town.

    Take care,
    Ingela

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  3. I remember when we did (most) of ours...it makes such a difference! Now I guess I need to get the rest done since yours are looking so good!

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  4. Holy doors!!! They look awesome! I'm so proud of you doing all of that hard work!!! What a difference

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  5. oh i am loving this!!!
    very HOT!!!

    xx

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  6. Wow, what a big difference painting the doors made. Thanks for all of your helpful tips. You should be proud of your work!
    Angela and Renee

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  7. I love them!!!!!!! They look fabulous. From one painter to another...I know how much work they were. Worth every minute. Is the sideboard next?

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  8. Wow, a lot of work.. Looks great! You did a really good job. Thanks for giving us the how to do-s.

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  9. Love the black doors! You are brave!
    -Trish

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  10. Ok there's a black lab and two teens living with me who don't seem to understand what door "knobs" are for and the lab uses her nose to nudge things this way and that so I just might be a prime candidate for black doors!
    Beautiful job Renae!

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  11. I love it! I am looking to do this as well and love what it does to the living space. Plus lets me honest it also will hide my toddlers dirty finger marks! lol. Thanks for the tips and post. :)

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  12. are these doors the standard hollow core home depot-like doors? what do you think of a rich dark brown color? is that something that would work or stick w black? like your opinion. they are fab!!!

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    1. They are builders grade doors, so not solid for sure. A deep chocolate brown (almost black) would be fine. Be sure and send me pix!

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  13. I have solid wood flat doors.....I love this but wondering how good will it look????

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    1. Cheryl,
      I have a friend who has flat doors and hers turned out very nice.

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  14. Hi Renae, found you via pinterest. Your doors look awesome! I have black doors in my kitchen and love them. I never realized how much of a difference it makes though until seeing your side by side comparison. I was lucky and my husband sprayed mine. After seeing your wonderful pictures, I am thinking I need to do the rest of the doors in the house.

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  15. Your doors look wonderful!!! I was wondering does the trim need to be white to look good with the black doors? I have oak trim but love this look.

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    1. Life...
      I think what pulls this off is the clean trim. Check out my Pinterest board about black doors: http://pinterest.com/renaem/black-doors/

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  16. What if my base boards are not white? They are wood stained. Would you still go with black? You painted both sides right? Looks good!

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    1. Hey Cindy...
      I think if your trim is wood stained you might like to paint the doors the same color as the wood stain or a little darker so they perhaps look like 'real wood'. Check out my Pinterest board on black doors: http://pinterest.com/renaem/black-doors/

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  17. I'm not sure if my question was posted: I wanted to know if you would stick with black if the base boards were a wood stain color and if you painted both sides? Thanks!!!

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  18. Hi Renae - love the look of your doors! What a difference a little hard work and paint can do!

    I have a question for you though. I have the flat hollow core doors the builder put in (yuck), but I also have oak stained trim. How to you think that would look?

    We've thought about painting all our trim white, but not sure we really want to take on that job. Would love your opinion!!

    Thank you in advance for your advice and for your great blog! BTW - found you on Pinterest!

    Lori

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    1. Hey Lori,
      Painting all the trim is indeed daunting. See comment above about painting doors to match trim. Thanks for commenting!

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  19. These look great... Tempted to try this in my condo, but not sure if we'd be forced to repaint them white when we went to sell. I like the black better than white, but realtors fuss about that stuff. Hm.

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    1. Danielle,
      I would say if you own your condo, go for it. It's YOUR home, enjoy it the way you want it. I know by doing my doors this way, our home has a whole different look than all of my neighbors and therefore sets us apart from them. Prospective home buyers will either like it or they won't, I wouldn't worry about what a Realtor (I used to be one!) thinks...the aesthetics with the black doors is a good one. We only plan to live here a few more years and I know my black doors will help sell the place! Good luck.

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  20. They look really good. Makes me want to do my doors. I was wondering what the SW stands for? What brand did you use for the Black Magic and did you use wall paint for the doors?

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    1. SW stands for Sherwin Williams paint! Black Magic was Behr from Home Depot and I didn't like at all the way it went on. Yes, I used wall paint!

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  21. So I found you on Pinterest and I love you already! Its like the heavens sent this post down because I am looking to paint all of my interior boring white doors and the only tutorials out there are those that are waaaaay too professional for me or they HIRED a pro to do it. I can't afford either option so this was amazing. Thank you. Now I just need you to come up to Chicago to do my doors for me. Its ok, you can stay here and I will feed you and give you lots of margaritas. Oh and take you shopping. Sound good?? :)

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    1. Kari,
      I - almost - sounds enticing! I did these last year and just finished 7 more in my basement. I told myself, "I am glad that's done'! It's a tough job, BUT as you can see well worth. I have since painted all of my walls Sherwin Williams Crushed Ice....a very very very light gray. I have to say it looks awesome!
      Good luck....I do like margaritas! :)

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  22. I did this to my doors and love the look it gives my house.

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    1. Anon,
      Don't you go into other's homes and wonder why their doors aren't black? It' is a great look, I am so very glad I did it!

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  23. We live in Alaska and in the winter we go months with only having 4-6 hours a day of sunshine....do you think the dark doors, which I am in love with, would be too dark? I love the contrast and richness it brought to your home and my walls are about the same color.

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    1. Hey Becky!
      Where in Alaska? I lived in Kodiak 6 years ( 2 Coast Guard tours of 3 years) and 2 years in Sitka. I hear what you are saying. I don't think the doors would have anything to do with the light (or lack thereof). I have since painted my walls Sherwin Williams Crushed Ice, a super light gray. I say 'go for it'!

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  24. LOVE the way they look. Would LOVE to do this at my house...but every wall is a different bright color. All of our doors and trim are white. Do youthink I would get the same affect? I have yellow, orange, aqua, grass green, and a purple foyer....

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    1. He Christina,

      I think the black doors would 'ground' your space. I would love to see it when you are finished!

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    2. I love it!!! Did you also do doors that lead to the outside?

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  25. I love it and want to try it too!

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  26. Love it. Did you do any prep to the vanity prior to painting? Thanks.

    Marina

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    1. Marina,
      No I didn't prep, just did 2 coats. It's held very well, been over a year and no chips.

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  27. These are gorgeous! What color were the walls before you painted them?

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    1. They were kind of a carmel color as seen in the top photos!

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  28. Hi Renae,

    I've been looking for a paint color like the one on your walls prior to your new paint job - I believe its the picture with the "carmel color" as you described to someone else. Do you know the name of that paint and which paint company. Those colors are hard to get right - not too grey, not too brown - ugh! Yours looks just right for what I want! THanks, Heather

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    1. Oh gosh Heather, I have no clue as it was here when we bought the house 4 years ago. I will go through my paint decks and see if I can find what it looked like and get back to you.

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  29. I know you used SW black magic but exactly what type of paint did you get? We just bought our first house and i would really like to do this before we put new carpet in. Thank you

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    1. It's in a blue can...All Surface Enamel'. It's a bit spendy, but SW has good sales fairly regularly, just ask your local store when the next sale is!

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  30. Hi, I found you via Pinterest and I love the look of this! I am wondering how it would look in a small home? We're right at 900 sq ft 3 bed, 1 bath, 3 closets, entry, and garage doors--so pretty much 1 "L" shaped hallway lined with doors. Our trim is white and walls currently taupe but I'm looking to paint them a very light gray.

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  31. Looks awesome, i love black. This will be my next project in our new (first) home. Did you paint both sides? Thanks, Brandy

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  32. You used a wall paint on the doors and vanities? No special paint for those? Just the SW "all surface enamel"? I have 2 vanities that desperately need this! And you used a satin finish in that paint? Thanks for the info, I want to do it right!

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    1. Chris!
      YES on all your questions!
      The vanities will look streaked with the first coat...you may need 3 coats to get just right. They are a pain but definitely worth it!

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  33. Love the black doors. Did you do your exterior doors too?

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    1. I did the inside of the front door, the outside I painted to match my shutters, a gray-ish green-ish color! The front door had varnish which I stripped first and sanded before painting.

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  34. Renae, started painting today! Love my doors, some difficulty with the paint. It's thick and I wouldn't notice small drip marks until later on. Hard to go back and fix! Any suggestions?? Also painting my bathroom vanity and going fairly well. Still have another vanity and 10 doors to go! Did you only use a brush? No roller?
    Thanks again for everything!

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    1. Chris,
      You may be getting too much paint on your brush....you can go back with light sandpaper and smooth down. I did use the same brush but do wash every day. It doesn't do well wrapping in plastic until the next day, gets gummy. I did not use a roller b/c my doors are paneled. If yours are smooth, definitely use a roller. Be sure and send me some pix!
      Good luck!

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  35. Absolutely beautiful! I can't wait to get started!! A couple of questions - one is related to a previous question about brightly colored walls. The walls in our family room (which is more like a great room - very open and only one full wall)are "ripe currant", a deep red - would the black door be too dark? And secondly, how many gallons did you use for 23 doors? I have 18 that are the same 6-panels doors you have (but mine are still white - lol). Thanks so much! :)

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    1. I still think the black doors will look good with your red walls. Try one and see, you can always paint it back. I don't remember how much paint I used, for sure 2 gallons, perhaps 3. I have since gotten some more. :)
      Send pix!

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  36. I just recently painted my front door(interior only) black and totally love it. the only problem i had was my door had a glossy finish so when i put the black on, it almost slide off, the paint i mean. i had to keep going over it, and you can totally see the paint strokes or where you missed. in differently lighting i can see my imperfections so i was constantly touching up, but so worth it I LOVE MY FRONT BLACK DOOR! lol

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    1. Oh Sherry...sorry. Yes, if there is gloss, you can spray on a liquid sand paper and de-gloss or completely strip off the varnish. It's a pain but the paint sticks better. You may want to invest the time and take off what you have done and start again.

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  37. I saw/read about this idea and promptly went out and bought the paint. I painted 2 of 6 doors and wow, it looks amazing!! My walls are dark tan and baseboards/door jams are white. The black doors make a HUGE difference in the overall look. Even my husband, who would be happy with all things white, likes the black doors.
    Thank you for sharing.

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  38. I got this message and it didn't publish:

    Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "Project Monday":

    Would you paint your doors black if you have wood (oak) trim? I live the black but not sure it would look right with oak trim

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    I don't hink the doors would look good with oak trim...would you be inclined to paint your trim white? Big job I know.

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  39. LOVE your doors! I'm guessing if I have white kitchen cupboards I shouldn't paint the doors in my kitchen black (pantry door and a bedroom door.) But perhaps doors in the other house would be fine painted black? Any thoughts? Thanks again for the great post!

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  40. Hey Anon!
    I would FOR SURE paint the kitchen doors black...what an awesome statement! And yes...do your other doors too!

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  41. For those who have white kitchens and NO doors, only openings to the room: try painting your trim back. It really makes the white "pop". But if you have doors, paint them black instead. We don't ( at least not to the kitchen) .

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  42. Hi. Thanks so much for posting. I am loving this idea, and my hubby is traveling next week...so....I am thinking it would be a great time to do this! I have 8 doors, and I am a horrible judge of how much paint this would take. Do you know? :) I have light blue walls and one chocolate wall in my living room. My MB is dark tan with a crimson red accent wall. The kids rooms are royal blue with white bead board and lavender with white bead board. Do you think with that many different colors this would be as beautiful? Thanks for your help.

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    1. Yes! I think with all your wall colors black doors would look great! Happy painting. You will probably need 2 cans b/c each door takes 2 if not 3 coats!

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  43. I am wondering if I have chocolate walls in my house, if I should get a dark brown paint, or if the black would still be great??? I would prefer to do the black for the "pop" value, but want it to be right. ;)

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    1. I think the black will be great. The color I used has a brown base so it really is chocolaty black!

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  44. Amazing. what a great job. You have inspired me to paint my doors!! Cant thanky ou enough for this post.

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  45. I love the doors! My trim is all white and my walls are a sage color. I was also thinking about painting the window ledges and spindals on my staircase black, they are white now. What are your thoughts ?

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    1. I don't think I would do the window ledges unless there is no other trim but the spindles on the staircase would be great.

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  46. Don't think this posted the first time, so I'll try again. Forgive me if it repeats:

    What size brush did you use? I'm terrified of messing up the panels and of having obvious brush strokes! Would a roller help or not so much?
    Great post! Thanks!

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    1. I used a medium brush, I did not use a roller b/c you cannot get inside the panels with it. Make sure to clean your brush everyday (don't wrap in plastic overnight, it's ok to do that for a few hours, but the paint really gunks up the brush). If you are seeing strokes, your brush may not be wet enough.
      Happy painting!

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  47. I started this project on my doors this weekend and even though we have wood trim and not white, it looks amazing!!!! Thank you for the great idea! I love it!

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  48. Love the black doors! Planning on painting mine soon. I have 2 questions. 1) I have French doors that separate my great room and dining room. Would you paint these black as well? 2) I have a small wooden banister that leads up to my bonus room. It is painted white to match all my trim. Would you paint it black or leave it white? Thanks!

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  49. Hi Anon!
    Yes, I would paint the French doors and the small banister too. Good luck!

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  50. I love this! You did a great job. I will be doing this soon and can't wait! I have 15 doors, I think. ;)

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  51. My kitchen cabinets and pantry door are white. We have white trim and doors through out the house. If i paint the doors black should i also paint the pantry door black or leave it white to match the cabinets?

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    1. I think I would still paint it! Will be a nice contrast.
      Would love to see pix!

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  52. I just want to tell you that I saw your pin several times and LOVE the black doors!!! I had to do it myself. I started painting my doors today (started with 3)and many more to go. I am using HI gloss black. I have a country decor and it looks great!!! Thanks for the great idea!!!!

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  53. Did anyone send you pictures of their projects? I love this, but would be interested in seeing others pictures, as well, to highlight different colored walls. My walls are called Mocha Light, but it is actually a pale yellow (sounds awful, but is really rich looking and warm when the lights are dim and the fireplace is blazing! I like these black doors, but wondering if I will look like a hug Hawkeye fan when done...we live in Iowa...Go Hawks!

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    1. Lori,
      If you'll notice in the first pix of the walls b/f I painted the doors they were a a yellow/gold color and the doors looked good with it. I have not gotten any pix from anyone so can't help you there. Send me some pix!
      Good luck.

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  54. I'd love to get your opinion :I have 2 white bi-fold closet doors that are visible to the entrance and main living space...should i paint those black along with the rest of the doors? Thanks :)

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    1. Absolutely Larissa!
      You will love the look!

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  55. Hi Renae,

    I saw your doors on pinterest and I love the look! I live in an old home that was a parsonage for a church. There is tons of old wood and I love it, so not going to touch any of those doors. However, I am thinking about doing this to the upstairs bedrooms, bathroom, and attic door which are all painted white and all the trim is white up there as well. Do you think it would be ok to have black doors upstairs and the old natural oak downstairs, or would that be too disconnected? There is a door in the kitchen(main floor)that leads to the mud room that is white as well that I would like to paint as well, but with it being on the same floor as all the wood not sure how it would look. What are your thoughts?
    Thank you so much in advance. I have lots of pics of my house currently that I could share to give you an idea of what i'm working with.

    Suzanne

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    1. Hi Suzanne!

      It may feel like a bit of a disconnect between the up and downstairs. What about finding a paint color in the tones of the beautiful wood you have downstairs? That way you can paint the door in the kitchen and the upstairs as well and there would be flow? If you want, send me a picture of your wood downstairs and I'll take a look! moore.designs1@gmail.com

      All the best!

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  56. Hi Renae,

    I have seen a couple of your pics on Pinterest but never the blog to go with it till now. Thankfully I did! I was showing my husband your pics and telling him we should do our doors but our concern is the interior garage door is flat. Didn't want to paint all the doors but leave that one white. Did you run into this dilemma and if so what did you do? A flat painted door doesn't look the same as the recessed doors.

    April

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    1. Hi April,

      I have a friend who has all flat doors and they really don't look bad. I would say go ahead and paint it instead of leaving it white.

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  57. Hello,
    I have 5 children and wondering if it would wipe down nicely. I am a neat freak and constantly cleaning up after them ;) Also, when you panted the bathroom sink did you sand first or just paint? I love that idea for my master bath. Can't wait to try it!

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    1. Hi Julia,
      5 children...WOW. Hats off to you girl. They wipe easily and I'm with you. When my boys were little I had all white cabinets...definitely a pain. With the vanity, I did not sand it first...I just painted several coats and it has held up very well, no chips at all!
      Let me know how it goes!

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  58. Hi Renae,
    I was wondering how well this wipes down? I have 5 children and obviously love finger prints ;) Also, when you did the bath sinks did you sand first? I want to do mine and can't wait!
    Thanks

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  59. you can wrap a brush or roller in a plastic grocery bag and place in the refrigerator and it will be good to go the next day.

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  60. I'm wondering what color finish is on your door hardware (door knobs & hinges) - it's hard for me to tell from the pictures? Love your black doors!

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  61. Hi Renae

    Moving soon and this look would be fabulous in my new home! Would you paint the inside of the exterior doors too? And if you didn't paint the outside of the door and chose a different color which color would i use to paint the sides of the door?

    thanks

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  62. I did paint the inside of the exterior doors too. From the kitchen to the garage, I painted both sides black and on the front door, I painted the inside black and wrapped the color of my front door around the sides. I hope that helps. I still love the look and have never regretted doing it. Will do it again unless I have fab solid tall stained doors!
    All the best.

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  63. I love the black doors!!! Im moving and the house Im buying needs a complete home reno job, from new hardwood to kitchen cabinets, and ceramic. I have always liked the espresso cabinets and wood floors. Do you think if I did that and black doors too that would be too dark and look horrible. The only doors in that area of the house would be the garden doors, basement and dining room french doors though.

    Please your opinion is important, thanks

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  64. I love the black doors!!! Im moving and the house Im buying needs a complete home reno job, from new hardwood to kitchen cabinets, and ceramic. I have always liked the espresso cabinets and wood floors. Do you think if I did that and black doors too that would be too dark and look horrible. The only doors in that area of the house would be the garden doors, basement and dining room french doors though.

    what do you think?

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  65. Hey Anon!
    I don't think it would be too dark...but how about doing your doors in a deep deep chocolate almost black? If your walls are light it will be a nice contrast! How much fun for you to be able to choose all that you like! Good luck.

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  66. Hey Renae! I LOVE the black doors. I recently bought a house and could not wait to paint the doors black after finding you on Pinterest. I'm so pleased with how they turned out. I'm even contemplating putting in black exterior doors. We currently have white bi-fold closet doors in the bedrooms, bathroom, and the entry way. I can't decide if we should paint those black or leave them white. Any thoughts?

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  67. Definitely paint the bi-fold doors, it is a pain but definitely worth it.

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  68. Renae, awesome job! That's a LOT of doors to paint! I just bought my first house & its wood trim & doors throughout. I was going to do it all white until I saw your pictures on Pinterest. Black doors it is! Question, what color is your powder room where you painted the vanity black? Looks like a dark blue to me & that's what I've been looking for!
    Thanks, Sarah V.

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  69. Hi Sarah!
    My powder room is actually a very dark green but you really cannot tell. It looks deep charcoal so I would go with that! Good luck!

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  70. Your doors look great. I recently painted my front door black and I couldn't believe the difference it made. Thank you for sharing your tips.

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  71. Did u paint the closet door white or black?

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  72. I really enjoyed your sharing and Now I am thinking about paint my garage door like that paint...but some time I am thinking that to hire a professional one...so now I am little bit confused...What should I do ...? http://www.aqualitygaragedoors.com/what-we-do.html

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  73. Can you please tell me the color of paint in your bedroom? It looks gray. Thanks.

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  74. Love it, I did start this project already but it's scratching off :(
    I deal with a wheelchair bumping into it four kids and a dog. I want to continue on but wondered if my paint was crap or put a sealer on it.
    The black didn't go on well from that company?
    Also I have brass knobs I want to spray paint them nickel, have you done this too?

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  75. I love the look of the black doors with the white trim. We have the oak stained trim and doors in our house-everything is oak, even most of our furniture. Boring! I'm tried of them, but my husband says no to the white trim and painted doors. He thinks everything has to match and won't go for it.

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