Update Your Outdoors

Fresh color brings new life to your outdoor spaces. Get started with some colorful DIY painting projects that are great for giving exteriors a boost.

Front door, decoration, 210 house number

Welcome Guests with Color

The front door has an important responsibility, welcoming guests into your home. Consider painting it a distinctive color that stands out in your neighborhood. Capture your home’s unique personality with a bright, playful color, or create a clean and inviting look with a deep, traditional hue. Sherwin-Williams Snap-Dry™ paint will help you create a new look sooner since it dries in as little as one hour.

House front porch, flower, rocking chair

Perk up Your Porch Appeal

Paint color can transform your porch from a well-worn entryway to a vibrant outdoor living space. For an airy feel, try painting the ceiling in a light refreshing hue like light blue. This pastel color has always been a popular go-to thanks to its sky-inspired hue that helps create an open and inviting space.

Garage, two garage doors and regular doors on the side

Dress up Your Garage Doors

Garage doors can play a major role in your home’s exterior design, especially when they’re street-facing. So, why not show them some love? Adding color to your garage door is an easy way to enhance your curb appeal and bring some style to an area that can be overlooked. Take your DIY one step further with decorative hardware and modern light fixtures to give your garage its finishing touches.

Wooden deck, table with chairs, grill

Enhance Your Deck

When choosing the right deck stain to make your home stand out, consider the rest of your exterior. If your deck is surrounded by lots of bright-colored plants and trees, choose a deep, rich stain to help the colors pop. Light-colored stain adds a relaxing tone to your outdoor area paired with a wooded backyard and bold-colored furniture. Sherwin-Williams SuperDeck® Deck Stain is available in a variety of colors to help you create the perfect look.


  1. I recently bought a house that has white siding and black shutters. The front door is painted a dark blue which I can’t really see and don’t feel that it really goes with the exterior. I would like to paint it a light blue/teal color. any suggestions?

    Thanks so much!

    Toni Verville
    • Sherwin-Williams logo

      Hello Toni, Teal is a great color for your door, check out these lighter teals:
      SW 6478 Watery
      SW 0017 Calico
      SW 9051 Aquaverde
      It is always best to look at color in your lighting. Order some free sample chips from our website to determine which color will work best for you.

  2. Hi! I love the cream wall color and the green ceiling color of the front porch picture in this blog! Can you share the name of the colors please. Just beautiful!

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