4 Inspirational Photos For Entry Doors With Sidelite
One of the biggest considerations when choosing a new entry door is the sidelites. Picking the right sidelites can make or break the appearance of your door. If you have never thought about sidelites, and you want some idea of what your entry door could potentially look like, below are four inspirational photos of entry doors with sidelights for you to mull over.
This home uses sidelites on either side of the entry door that fit perfectly with the paint job of the house. One of the most common mistakes people make when choosing sidelites is not going with something that matches the colour scheme of their house. You want something that is going to enhance the look of the door – not be a glaring distraction. The sidelite don’t necessarily have to match the colour of the door, in fact they often look better matching the paint colour of the home itself.
The purpose of sidelites is to draw attention to your door and the entranceway to your home, so the sidelites don’t necessarily have to be placed right beside the door. You can have sidelites directly above the door, as it is in the above photo. Again, the thing to notice is that the sidelite has been chosen so as not to clash with the overall aesthetic of the home. You can get something to match the door, but how it fits in with the rest of the house is the most important feature.
The colonial side lighting look is one of the most popular ones for entry doors right now. These sidelites options add an element of class and sophistication to any entry door, and look fantastic with brick homes and rich wood entry doors. These sidelites makes any home looking warm and inviting.
If you are looking for something a bit more modern, these steel frame, opaque glass sidelites do the trick perfectly. The harsh lines and the symmetrical layout of this sidelite scheme screams modernity and contemporary sensibilities, which is why it fits so well with the entry door in the above photo.
Sidelites come in a wide range of materials, colours, and designs suited for any home and entry door style. If you are in the market for new sidelites and would like some inspiration, hopefully the above sidelite layouts and designs can point you towards something that will look great for your own home.