Small cottage entryway with mercury glass mirror and a French oplaline glass pendant lamp
William Waldron

Cottage Entryway Nook

With a bold mix of new and old finds, the entry nook in this Charlottesville, Virginia home welcomes guests with ease and serves as a handy spot for mail and keys.


The warm colors and dark grout make a glamorous statement in this simple Covington, Louisiana space.
Laurey W Glenn

Warm Wooden Entryway

The warm colors and dark grout make a glamorous statement in this simple Covington, Louisiana space.


The heart-pine floorboards throughout were salvaged from dismantled structures.
Tria Giovan

Elegant Georgia Entryway

The heart-pine floorboards throughout were salvaged from dismantled structures. The crown and trim are finished in Hi-Gloss paint, reflecting light back into the rooms, and lending an air of formality to this Senoia, Georgia home.


A 1960’s vibe gives this front entry in Scottsdale, Arizona personality.
Thomas J. Story

Blue Entryway

A 1960’s vibe gives this front entry in Scottsdale, Arizona personality. Brilliant blue and lime green walls create a dramatic backdrop for art, a wall unit, and a retro chandelier.


A large painted canvas gives this formal entryway a splash of contemporary color and personality.
Laurey W. Glenn

Color Craze Entry

A large painted canvas gives this formal entryway a splash of contemporary color and personality.


A striped, slipcovered settee is the perfect size for this young gentleman. The photo display is a montage of family shots copied onto wooden plates and hung on the wall with simple hooks.
Laurey W. Glenn

Adorable Entryway

A striped, slipcovered settee is the perfect size for this adorable gent. The photo display is a montage of family shots copied onto wooden plates and hung on the wall with simple hooks creating a personalized, welcoming work of art.

 

 


A group of plant prints creates a focal point in this entryway. Complete the neat look with a few coffee table books and a large hurricane vase filled with fresh clippings. For added structure, try putting a pleated skirt over a console table.
Erica Georges Dines

Friendly Foliage Entry

A group of plant prints creates a focal point in this entryway. Complete the neat look with a few coffee table books and a large hurricane vase filled with fresh clippings. For added structure, try putting a pleated skirt over a console table.


Create this sweet spot in a living room or entryway with a few key furniture pieces and a bundle of pussy willow branches.
Erica Georges Dines

Basics and Branches

Create this sweet spot in a living room or entryway with a few key furniture pieces and a bundle of pussy willow branches.


This chic, simple entryway is packed with texture and personality. A soft turquoise enamel table lamp and a lavender enamel vase create pops of color against the brown wallpaper and armchair fabric.
Laurey W. Glenn

Rich Texture

This chic, simple entryway is packed with texture and personality. A soft turquoise enamel table lamp and a lavender enamel vase create pops of color against the brown wallpaper and armchair fabric.


Country Entryway
Annie Schlechter

Country Entryway

Family never uses the front door, so pay special attention to your back entry. A coat rack, umbrella stand, and doormat are easy additions to this functional space, but don't be afraid to mix in an area rug and a few easy chairs for comfort.


Mixed Antique Entryway
Laurey W. Glenn

Mixed Antique Entryway

This homeowner combined a burled-mahogany, bow-front chest with a faux-bois patterned rug to mix modern touches with beloved antiques to create an inviting, yet fresh entryway.


Exotic Front Door
Jennifer Cheung

Exotic Entryway

This lush entryway welcomes visitors with natural ease. A canopy of date palms shades a small collection of subtropical plants and helps cool the space in the summer.


Sophisticated Foyer
Jean Allsopp

Practical Foyer

A unique bamboo coat and umbrella rack makes this foyer the perfect place for guests to hang their belongings.


Creative Pink Corridor
Dominique Vorillon

Creative Display

A lack of storage space inspired this homeowner to display her china collection on the wall above a console in her bedroom. The monochromatic palette gives the display cohesion.


Console Table Concepts
Laurey W. Glenn

Console Concepts

Two dramatic Gothic arches make up the base of this creative console table. Outfitted with minimal trinkets, the table becomes the central focus.


Offer guests a place to sit and take off their boots or place belongings when they enter your home with an antique, green bench. Link the indoors with the garden outside by grouping butterfly prints above a sitting area.
Erica Georges Dines

Space To Sit

Offer guests a place to sit and take off their boots or place belongings when they enter your home with an antique, green bench. Link the indoors with the garden outside by grouping butterfly prints above a sitting area.


Front door with sprigs of rosemary in place of Christmas greenery and a bright red ribbon
Alexandra Rowley

Door with Rosemary Sprigs

A festive swag of rosemary on the front door sends a gardener’s greeting of Christmas cheer. Secure cut ends of branches with florist wire; tie with a ribbon.


White partitions with storage
John Granen

Cubbies and Columns


Because it’s used by both guests and family, the foyer in the Seattle, Washington, home needed to blend formality with practicality. A pair of 48-inch-high partitions separates the living room from the dining room. The craftsman influence comes through in the columns atop the partitions, which conceal load-bearing posts. One side of the hall has a built-in bench opposite cubbies for shoes.



Kid-Friendly Mudroom
Paul Whicheloe

Mess-Proof Entry Mudroom

Teach kids to keep this entry neat and clean. If shoes have a certain shelf, show them where it is. Keep storage for kids' toys and clothes low to the ground so they can contribute, and reward them for being tidy.


A modern Lucite table disappears beneath an abstract Richard Casey Painting, antique Vietnamese candlesticks, and stylized leaves that fill an old iron cachepot. A French provincial arm chair adds another international element to this mixed-media foyer.
Jeff McNamara

Mixed Not Matched

A modern Lucite table disappears beneath an abstract Richard Casey Painting, antique Vietnamese candlesticks, and stylized leaves that fill an old iron cachepot. A French provincial arm chair adds another international element to this mixed-media foyer.


Festive Floor Entryway
Richard Leo Johnson

Festive Floor

This home's entry from the beach makes a functional space fun with the diamond-patterned floor, an over-sized chalkboard, and closet doors made of recycled shutters.


Foyer with spiraling staircase, lamp.
Photo: Antoine Bootz and Jeff McNamara; Stylist: Charles Birdsong; Designer: Cathy Kincaid

Elegant Entry

From the entry to the living room, java stone floors give way to herringbone-patterned antique oak hardwood from antique building products. Entry fabrics by Dedar soften the space.


Green Lakeside Entry Room
 Antoine Bootz

Lakeside Entry

Architect Bill Ingram’s lakeside retreat was designed to be a refined, authentic house with American detailing that looks as though it has been there for ages. From first step, you are welcomed with a chandelier of mussel shells and a view of the guest bedroom, which was designed to evoke a sleeping porch.


Screened Spiral Stairway
Laurey W. Glenn

Screened Stairway

A two-story, screened stair hall adds drama to a formal entry and introduces materials such as concrete and metal, which are used throughout the house.


A blue gingham wallpaper print envelops this entryway. Small nautical knots form the pattern on the stair runner. Light blue floors decked out with sailboats, whale wall art, and a decorative oar finish off this quintessentially coastal foyer.
Tria Giovan

Quintessentially Coastal

A blue gingham wallpaper print envelops this entryway. Small nautical knots form the pattern on the stair runner. Light blue floors decked out with sailboats, whale wall art, and a decorative oar finish off this quintessentially coastal foyer.


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