NEW YEAR, NEW DOOR

December 31, 2019

Is Black too Bold for the Blanco Bungalow?
I say not!
When we painted the exterior of the house white, the old door became impossible to look at every day. The overall condition didn’t match the freshness of our crisp white paint (and I despised the spindles, and the handle. They reminded me of my grandma’s house, but not in a good way:). However, I loved the original door, and wanted to keep it, just give it a little face lift. I mean it is a 100 year old door! We had to keep it.
I’m all about keeping original character, but also breathing in new life.
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Blanco Bungalow, New Year New Door, Restoring a 100 Year old Front Door on a Spanish Bungalow Home   Blanco Bungalow, New Year New Door
Blanco Bungalow, New Year New Door, Restoring a 100 Year old Front Door on a Spanish Bungalow Home   Blanco Bungalow, New Year New Door, Restoring a 100 Year old Front Door on a Spanish Bungalow Home

I wish I had better shots of the door & entryway before we painted, but I think you get the idea from these pics.

I wish I had better shots of the door & entryway before we painted, but I think you get the idea from these pics.  I mean how scary is that sconce!?!

 

The bottom half of the door was cracking and splintering from years and years of sun and water damage. The baseboard was missing chunks and the door handle didn't exactly function.

 

 

 

 






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