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Nordic Blue Front Door & Red House

Nordic Blue Front Door & A Rustic Red House

Friends we have three front doors on our red ranch here in Vermont.  I have been trying to think of a way to make them pop against our red house with black shutters for a while now.  When we first bought the house I painted them all an antique yellow and that worked for a while.  Until I discovered the beautiful Nordic Blue color of Sweden.

 

The Nordic Blue that I chose was the C2 Inuvik Ice Eggshell

It is such a warm color against the red house and it will be beautiful in the winter months against all that white snow!

 

 

 

 

I applied two coats to each of our three doors.  It was really an easy transformation.  I left the doors and knobs on and painted around them.  This was about a 2-hour project, max.

 

Full disclosure:  It's been raining for about 6 weeks straight here in Vermont at the time of this post, which really made the photography a bear.  But we are all friends here and I hope you will enjoy the post!

 

 

 

 

Hearts are also a big part of the Nordic style.  I found this rock wreath at a local nursery, Mettowee Nursery to hang on the front door.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notice the puddles on the landing?  LOL  It's been a tough spring here in Vermont this year.

 

 

 

 

I switch up the flowers between a basket, which I luv the texture and an old terra-cotta pot that my mother gave me a few years ago, where the coloring looks so fun next to the new Nordic blue door.

 

 

 

 

Here I added a large burlap bow to the heart stone wreath.

 

 

 

 

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I can't wait for all the flowers to bloom around this front door.  Follow me on Instagram to see the updates to this space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hey, there friend I'm Ann and welcome to Dabbling & Decorating, a home & Vintage decorating blog.  I luv creating, collecting, and sharing vintage and thrifty finds, DIY projects, and antiques that showcase a cozy,  vintage home style, From our   Vermont home   to our newly inherited coastal Maine Raeside-Dame cape.  Oh, and our Berner, Ella!  I'm so thrilled you stopped by today!  

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