I really love old antique doors especially those in bright colours. Each one tell a different story and has its own history. They are like an invitation for you to come and knock and see who lives there.
The earliest records of a door are those represented in the paintings of the Egyptian tombs, in which they are shown as single or double doors, each in a single piece of wood.
The most ancient doors were in timber, those made for King Solomon’s temple being in olive wood, which were carved and overlaid with gold. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Door)
Below are a few doors that are absolutely stunning: