Entering your home should feel make you smile! Entryways are the ultimate place to blend beautiful design and functionality. This is one space in the home that has to work for the whole household, but don't forget to have a little fun with it too! Whether you have a tiny apartment entry or a spacious foyer, utilizing the space to fit your life is important. Of course, you can’t forget about style and personality! When gathering entryway design ideas, think of this space as your home’s first impression. When you and guests enter your home, do you want your entryway to evoke a sense of calm and order or energy and excitement? Do you have pets with muddy paws or kids who need a place to put their shoes? All of these questions can help guide you when gathering foyer design ideas, and sequentially direction for your foyer design layout. Being that entryways are typically high-traffic areas of the home, durability is a must for any furniture and decor selections. You may want to consider area rugs that are easier to clean and can hide dirt. Additionally, a console table can be a beautiful addition to a foyer, and better yet, one has storage of sorts for keys, dog leashes, umbrellas and everything in between. An entryway will most likely be used on your way in or out of the home, so adding a mirror can be quite practical as well. A smaller entryway can benefit from a mirror even more so, as it will reflect light and give the appearance of a larger space! When gathering foyer ideas, you can also think of your home as a whole. Being that the entry is the first impression of your home, you’ll want to ensure that the style flows with the styles in the other rooms of your home. Having an entryway that feels like the first step and natural progression into the rest of your home stylistically can be a beautiful way to create design harmony in your home. Whatever design style, color palette and decor you chose to put into your entryway don’t forget to make it feel personable to you. Your entry should make you happy to be home, and a well-designed entryway can feel like a warm hug to anyone entering your space. We’ve gathered many entryway ideas for you to get started with your inspiration and design journey
Add subtle balance to your sideboard decor with interestingly shaped objects that draw attention to your art. Flanked by 4 uniquely shape decorative objects, the landscape in this image becomes more attention-grabbing and gives the eye a nice scene to focus on.
Create a warm welcome home for yourself with a cozy bench where you can kick off your shoes, and pair it with a lovely piece of wall art that inspires you. In this image, a serene landscape gives you a moment to decompress after a long day and leave your worries behind before entering the rest of the house.
Getting the proportions of your furniture and wall art right can be a tricky balancing act. Fortunately, decorative items can bridge the gap between what is hanging on your wall and the furniture that rests along with it. In this image 3 delicate line drawings are paired above the right side of a substantial console table while a tall vase and cherry blossom rest on the left. The vase fills in blank space on the wall behind it and leads the eye towards the wall art, which draws your gaze back down to the console, creating a sense of visual balance in the space.
If you want to add impact to your space without going overboard, consider pairing simple forms and intricate materials. A burlwood console, woven top stool, and marble accents have organic textures that feel ornate and interesting without overpowering the space in this image. The marble themed wall art echos the decor's organic materials, providing an extra level of interest.
We all have little rituals to perk us up after a long day. Whether you prefer a pint of ice cream, a glass of wine or a facemask, these little things can make a world of difference when you're feeling down. Treating yourself to a luxurious and elegant entryway can have a restorative effect too. Just imagine the relief you'll feel kicking off your shoes a sinking your feet into this cozy rug right when you walk int the door!
Set the tone for your home with a boldly styled entryway that leaves a lasting impression. For this space, we selected traditional style foundational pieces that play up the drama of the shiplap walls and fill the whole space with historical appeal.
Hallways don’t have to just be pass-through spaces. In fact, they can create an intentional, thoughtful moment in the middle of your home. This hallway features a built-in cabinet that could be used as a linen closet or just for additional storage. While we used the built-in bench more as a decorative moment, you could also get a full-length cushion and use this area as a reading nook!
Home entryways work as a kind waystation for our daily comings and goings. As such, they often accumulate clutter that makes your space feel messy. To avoid a cluttered entryway, we suggest finding the right storage solutions for your space. In this room, we've placed baskets that can hide shoes and accessories for easy access when you leave the house. We've also added a large credenza for extra storage.
Set an energetic tone for your house by filling your entryway with a bold array of graphic patterns in high contrast colors. Boldly patterned wall art, decorative baskets, and rugs are eye-catching, and the pop of contrasting colors when you walk through the door will enliven you and get you excited to be home.
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