Do you think it is
A — Dated and tacky
B — Charming and vintage, goes with the style of the house
So you know, regardless of the door, there will be a new handleset and also new hinges. If we keep the current door, it needs a new paint job (which is one of the reasons I’m thinking about just replacing it — does that sound lazy or what?).
If we replace the door, it will be with something very simple, probably with some small windows near the top, as that area needs the light. I like the black color, but the new hardware is “oil-rubbed bronze.” Do you think this would look funny together? The bronze is almost black, so there wouldn’t be any contrast between the two. What color should we paint the outside if not black (the inside will remain white)?
Also, should we get a new vintage doorbell to match the other new hardware? (Yes, I know that sentence contained an oxymoron — funny.) I think I can get one in the bronze color. Or should we just install a regular doorbell?
Please weigh in — I am very conflicted about this!