Below the ornate stairs, a small, elegant seating area is created with cherry blossom wallpaper, custom chairs and a golden table. The chandelier overhead is crystal. Wall sconces: Uttermost; wallpaper: York Wall Coverings
Glossy dark brown handrails and balusters contrast against the rustic hardwood floors in this eclectic foyer. Taking advantage of every nook, the hallway is turned into a cozy seating area with chic glass cases for displaying favorite accessories.
The foyer of this Atlanta, Georgia, home opens into a cozy den with intimate seating area, stone fireplace and antler chandelier. Heavy wood beams accentuate the architecture of this French country-style home.
This rustic foyer is the perfect dropping off space between garage and living areas of the home. A built-in storage bench provides a seating area when removing shoes and coats, and Spanish tile is easy to clean when mud is tracked in.
A soft gray settee is paired with a sleek white coffee table and end table to create a cozy seating area in the foyer. A floating staircase combines dark wood with glass railings for a chic, contemporary look.
This gorgeous entryway manages to be both formal and inviting, with its round pedestal table and welcoming seating area. Stylish accents like an elegant console table, framed mirror and sparkly chandelier add to its elegant style.
In this 600-square-foot home, the living area doubles as an entryway and serves as the family’s main gathering space. A graphic rug anchors the seating area, and a roomy sectional sofa is covered in a durable, neutral fabric. Glass-topped wood cubes are lightweight and versatile as a coffee table.
An angled wall supports a sleek, modern fireplace in the living area of this contemporary Reno home. A shimmery rug tops the Danish mahogany floors, creating a cozy seating area with a pair of red club chairs that ties the space to the foyer's vermillion walls. Even the piano fits the home's contemporary design, creating a home that's designed for entertaining.
After: A brick path was laid in three different levels with the lowest level at the yard's gate, the middle level at the seating area and the upper level near the entryway. To save money, the window sashes were painted a bold red that popped against the existing house color.
This opulent patio space from designer Thomas Oppelt has arching entrances lined with bricks, exposed wood beams and outdoor brick fireplace. An ornate candle-holder forms a visual focal point on the fireplace mantel, and a seating area is highlighted by ornate light fixtures, comfortable outdoor chairs, ottoman and glass side table.