A home’s entryway is the first space people see when visiting a house and are among the most challenging spaces for homeowners to decorate. Frequently small spaces, entryways are a good opportunity to make a big impact.
The key items for an entryway are a large mirror, a console with storage, an accent wall, and plenty of useful accessories. When selecting a large mirror, look for a bold color or an interesting frame. You can also try local antique or flea markets for a mirror with a more vintage look.
The console below should have as much storage as possible. Drawers are a good solution to hide mail, keys, dog leashes, and grocery bags. Chose one wall in the entry for an accent wall and either paint or wallpaper that area.
If you rent, stick to paint as wallpaper can be expensive to install and hard to remove. Painting stripes or a stencil in complementing colors can give the wall a similar look to wallpaper. The mirror and console should be placed against the wallpapered accent wall so your eye can focus on one vignette as you enter the space.
For the rest of the entryway, find accessories to layer in such as an umbrella stand, picture frames, a rug, or a tray. Remember that although your entry may not be an entire room, an entryway is an important place in a home to be creative with a few small steps.
Pair a large mirror with an accent of exotic wallpaper
Large drawers are key for storage and a great place to tuck away the clutter of keys, dog leashes and junk mail.
Selecting unique accessories for your entryway is an excellent way to introduce visitors to the style of your home