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.
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.
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.
Chip and Joanna expanded this kitchen entryway by cutting a wide archway, making both the kitchen and the dining room feel larger. Twin modern-industrial style chandeliers illuminate the kitchen island and dining table, as seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper.
Wake up a home’s entryway with an unexpected splash of blue paint and fresh potted plant on the porch. The bright door color looks equally fresh on traditional and contemporary homes, and pairs well with white or light gray exterior paint.
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.