Red Doors

Inspiration for our blogs can come when you least expect it; today our good friends finished their remodel project on their home in Southern California.  They included a brand new front door and painted it RED. When I made the comment to them;  that I had seen many red doors while living in Northern England during my first year of college – I decided to write my blog tonight on Red Doors.


There are several meanings of a red front door:

  • In some countries the red door means Welcome
  • In other countries the red door is a sign of protection
  • In Episcopal Churches – the explanation was that the red door indicated the mortgage was paid.
  • In China – a red door is the same as the welcome mat and also symbolized luck.
  • In essence, a red door symbolizes divine protection, good luck and financial status. 6a00e54ef1680988330147e28d46b4970b-700wi

About Poisematters

Lori is a recognized Protocol and Etiquette expert who received her training in 1997 from The Protocol School of Washington. Lori is certified and trained in International and Corporate Protocol and Etiquette instruction. Lori began her career with the Disneyland Resort in 1975 and has over 40 years of service with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. In 2001, Lori Dominguez received the Orange County Tourism Council's Service Excellence award in the area of accommodations (Hotels). Lori continues teaching workshops on Protocol & Etiquette to local schools in Southern California including Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Long Beach and Cal Poly Pomona and Chapman University. She enjoys Fashion, blogging, being a dog mom, loves social media and travel. Her family includes two grown sons; a husband who is a high school biology teacher; and one very spoiled Bernese Mountain Dog.
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1 Response to Red Doors

  1. Catherine says:

    Enjoyed all the meanings that a red door could imply. Never thought of it the
    way that could give good interpretations. Especially, the church is now paid for and
    one of the others gave a feeling of protection. Enjoyed all of the interpretations. Thanks

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