Back then, I was into the cafe au lait/espresso combo. It warmed an otherwise very cold space with tile leading from the front door all the way into the kitchen. All of a sudden, I couldn't live with it another day. From beige and espresso to gray and white:
The plain white front door. I'm so glad I painted it teal. It makes me happy to look down the hall and see the big pop of color.
Spackle & sanding:
I've only painted this wall, for now, but may continue it on the wall of the front door.
The Ikea Ribba frames are perfect. My "white" walls/trim/doors are actually more cream than white, so the cream mat works well.
Move in day: