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The Doors You Don’t See

That Pink Door - A Non-Colorful Palm Springs Door Tour

That Pink Door - A Non-Colorful Palm Springs Door Tour

During my last trip to Palm Springs, my friend Sally and I were determined to go on our own Palm Springs door tour. Obviously I’m referring to “That Pink Door”, and all of the other brightly colored doors belonging to the mid-century modern houses. While Sally was after something more bright, I was a lot more appreciative of the doors that weren’t brightly colored. I loved all of the doors that added a certain charm without taking away from the beautiful architecture. Today I’m simply sharing some of my favorites.

That Pink Door - A Non-Colorful Palm Springs Door Tour The Doors You Don't See - A Palm Springs Door Tour

The Doors You Don't See - A Palm Springs Door Tour

While we were slinking around (ha!), snapping photos of random people’s houses, a man who lived in one happened to be outside and invited us into his backyard. Sounds totally cool right? Or like the beginning of a horror film. Either way we very carefully went to check it out. It turns out that all of the homes back onto a golf course and have a beautiful view of the mountains. It was sort of magical.

The Doors You Don't See - A Palm Springs Door Tour The Doors You Don't See - A Palm Springs Door Tour
The Doors You Don't See - A Palm Springs Door Tour The Doors You Don't See - A Palm Springs Door Tour

On top of the stylish architecture, the landscape of these homes was stunning. From purple cacti to artichoke-shaped plants, everything was interesting. I just love desert landscape and wish I could make it work in our rental.

The Doors You Don't See - A Palm Springs Door Tour The Doors You Don't See - A Palm Springs Door Tour
This home was very much my favorite of the bunch.
The Doors You Don't See - A Palm Springs Door Tour The Doors You Don't See - A Palm Springs Door Tour

The Doors You Don't See - A Palm Springs Door Tour

For a more colorful tour, visit Sally’s post!

That Pink Door
1100 East Sierra Way
Palm Springs, California 92264

… for more, go back to South Camino Real, and turn left onto Yosemite.

Inspired by Palm Springs


Have you been to Palm Springs? Did you check out the colored doors?

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20 comments

  1. This was a fun post and perfect timing as I was just there last weekend. I went on a modern home tour with The Mod Squad and I highly recommend it. After the tour my sis and I made a quick trip to the pink door. Quite cute! Hoping to get a post out soon about my three days there. Not sure if you have been to the Parker but the photo ops are endless. Have a great week!

  2. Oh this is such a fun post idea! I am always looking for a good background and doors are one of my favorites.

    xo,
    Steph
    @trendyinindy || trendyinindy.com

  3. Hi there! Would you share where you got the tour info from? I’d love to get tickets and check these out. Thanks!

  4. I have always wanted to visit Palm Springs and see the pink door, but this post definitely makes me want to go now. I love how you showed a different side I haven’t seen before!

    Xo, Brianne
    http://www.scrubsandsparkles.com

  5. All three of those doors are super cool! That pink one is my favorite – you definitely don’t see that around very often 😉

  6. so fun!! i love this – the pink door is pretty, but there are so many other swoon worthy places!
    lauren
    LMents of Style

  7. Your photos are always so gorgeous! I love the pink door. Palm Springs looks beautiful!

  8. These houses are beautiful! I love that the backyards open into a golf course. How cool is that? I love the view of the mountains and of course, that lovely pink door.

  9. I find it so cool how one door can be so well known. I think it is such an iconic door now!

  10. I’ve never had Palm Strings on my tourism wishlist, but the photos you posted are gorgeous! I love the colorful cacti and the pops of color. The metal door covers are intriguing.

  11. I absolutely love the color of that door. It is very feminine. I think your blog post will sound creepy if it is a black door. Oh, if it is black, I would not love to enter it. I am glad its not and I think that everyone would love to stay in that spectacular place.

  12. This looks like such a cool house. I love the pink food.
    Angela

  13. I’ve been to Palm Springs several times, but haven’t really noticed the colorful doors! I gotta be more observant on our next trip!

  14. I absolutely LOVE this post idea. I have been looking at doors lately. I think they can really describe a person and are something that should not be missed in a home.

  15. So many beautiful corners in Palm Springs! Loving all your photos!

    Sportsanista

  16. This is such a fun post idea!! I love checking out other people’s doors. I think that you can really tell a lot about a person based on the colour of their door.
    Charlene The Frugal Fashionista

  17. I wish I had fun doors like this near me! The pink one is my favorite!

    xx,
    Amanda || http://www.fortheloveofglitter.com

  18. Oh my gosh I love this idea!!! This is too fun. Loving this and all your fun travel posts!

    xo,
    Rachel
    http://simplypoisedfashion.com

  19. Sounds like an amazing trip!! Your photos are beautiful! The icon pink door is definitely my favorite though.

    Xo,
    Courtney http://www.whatcourtwore.com

  20. I have never been to Palms Springs, but I love the fresh clean look. I have always wanted to visit it so I am going to have to make plans.