Color for interior doors

I’m thinking about interior doors lately, mostly because I’ve got a fun strip-and-repaint-10-doors project ahead of me. I will always paint my doors a color other than white—it adds boatloads of character and is such a great way to introduce a bit more depth to what can be a forgettable feature in a house.

See what I mean?

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This (above) is an oldie but goodie from Martha Stewart—the painted edge. It’s perfect if you’re afraid to commit to bold color.

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My own interior doors are painted Benjamin Moore’s Thunder, a warm grey that complements the other colors in our house (mustardy yellow, light blue, peacock blue, and a medium-tone grey-brown).

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We are scheduling our remodel to begin January 2017, and our doors will remain the same color. But because they’re old, multiple layers of paint have prevented some of them from shutting as well as they should.

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There is no way I’m throwing my original doors in the dumpster, but my husband says they’re going bye-bye if we can’t get them to work properly. Anyway, they’ll be Thunder again after they’re cleaned up, so wish me luck as I prepare to start stripping, ha ha.

Do you have interior doors sporting a shade other than white? If so, what color?

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