Add Caribbean character to your outdoor entry with a few fresh coats of turquoise paint for a statement entry. This tropical hue combined with island accents such as a curvaceous metal porch bench makes for a welcoming invitation to paradise.
6 of 16Photographer: William Waldron
Lively coral Dutch doors flanked by black-green panels provide bold contrast for a strong style statement. Matching potted plants soften this entryway and lend additional color.
7 of 16Photographer: J. Savage Gibson
To make your home really stand out, select two analogous colors for the exterior, and a complementary hue for accent doors and shutters. Choose bright, fun colors to remind you of the islands.
8 of 16Photographer: Celia Pearson
A small overhang with a cedar shake roof adds beauty and function to this entry, providing both an eye-catching element and cover in inclement weather.
9 of 16Photographer: Deborah Whitlaw Llwellyn
Tall hedges and bougainvillea frame a traditional wood front door, creating a pretty garden-like entry and adding a pop of color.
10 of 16Photographer: Annie Schlechter
There's no shortage of charm in this cottage-style entry. Beaded board and Dutch doors exude classic beach house comfort.
11 of 16Photographer: Elizabeth Glasgow
Go for a classic color scheme of red, white, and blue for some patriotic flair. Furniture and accessories make a great way to add pops of color. Remember: A little color goes a long way on a front door, so choose wisely. For a sophisticated look, opt for subtle tones.
12 of 16Photographer: Jean Allsopp
Nature-inspired accessories such as plants and shrubs can add instant appeal to a home’s entrance. Additional accents, such as welcome mats, outdoor lanterns, and teak benches, can amp up the exterior.
13 of 16Photographer: Deborah Whitlaw Llwellyn
Brown shutter-style front gates mimic this home’s sliding plantation shutters and continue the neutral color scheme.
14 of 16Photographer: Philip Clayton-Thompson
Take a cue from the coast. Paint your front door a sea-inspired shade for an instant upgrade with minimal effort. Hooks and baskets help keep towels, coats, flip-flops, and other essentials from crowding the entryway.
15 of 16Photographer: Lisa Romerein
Keep bugs out and still let breezes in with a screen in front of a Dutch-style front door. A porch with light green walls and a dark green floor add subtle contrast to this bright white beach house.
16 of 16Photographer: Jonny Valiant
Custom black ironwork and a low, lime-washed stone wall make a dramatic entrance to a formal garden at this Spanish-inspired home on the Georgia coast. Clipped boxwood hedges and Meyer lemon trees in aged Italian terra-cotta pots surround a limestone fountain for an added statement.