Make a grand statement with your entryway. Here, beautiful arched doors lead into a spacious foyer with an eclectic mix of styles. A contemporary table is paired with a traditional black mirror and simple accessories for an eye-pleasing vignette, while a fur area rug adds warmth to the rustic hardwood floors.
The front door, crafted from hemlock planks reclaimed from the interior of a 150-year-old home, complements the natural pine flooring and yellow birch panel ceiling in the HGTV Dream Home 2011. A white pendant light illuminates the space while black wood furniture and large accessories anchor the room. A gray floral patterned throw rug greets visitors to the home.
This contemporary entryway features a red accent wall that provides stark contrast against the otherwise white walls. A metal and glass console table gives the area a unique edge, while track lighting rounds out the overall look.
Try hanging an accordion rack in your entryway or mudroom to store and display everyday items. This will keep you from piling objects on the nearest counter, helping eliminate household clutter. Also, a major bonus: you’ll always know where you put your keys.
A stunning grand foyer greats you as you enter this home. Look up to see the impressive domed chandelier, balcony and staircase done in wrought iron. The Corinthian columns tie it all together into a truly remarkable and elegant space.
We could all take lessons from Atlanta designer Whitney Ray's impressive foyer console. The ideal blend of art and design, Ray cleverly uses both the top and the underside of this console to display framed art and decorative elements. The mix of representational and abstract art suggests a mini-museum exhibition amidst the obvious functionality of providing a perch for foyer lighting.
They say you only get one chance to make a first impression and this entrance definitely has a WOW factor. From the dazzling, oversized light fixture to the quirky wall decor collected from all over the world, you are instantly engaged as you walk through the dramatic steel and glass doors. The adorable faux sheep were custom crafted in Paris for the homeowner and set a playful tone as cuddle little greeters for guests coming and going.