An often-overlooked area in many homes is the entrance way.  Countless people spend a great deal of time making sure the design and layouts of their interior space is perfect but neglect to incorporate this important area into their plan.


Think about it: the entrance way is usually the first and last thing a person will see when they enter your home; therefore it is bound to leave an impression. Below you’ll find a few simple ideas to spruce up yours.


  • Go bold: Try making a statement using vivid colors and accents. Just make sure they don’t clash with the overall theme of your home.
  • Take a seat: Add a unique looking bench or some other type of interest seating to create a comfortable spot for people to remove their shoes.
  • Mirrors: If you entrance way is small, try using strategically placed mirrors to make it appear more spacious.
  • Functional and beautiful: Consider adding a subtle (or bold if you wish) hall tree to hang coats and hats, store keys, etc. Perhaps get one with a flip-top bench for additional storage.

Hopefully these simple ideas will get you thinking about giving your entrance way and how you can improve it.


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