Replacing an existing window that was smaller, a new insulated double hung window with white trim over the bench with relaxed roman shades brings lots of natural light into the entry. Two adjustable industrial-style wall sconces with a polished nickel finish help illuminate the space.
HGTV Fixer Upper host Joanna Gaines turned the once bland laundry room into a colorful and inspiring craft room for the homeowner and her daughters. Three vintage chairs pull up to a large craft table made from an old pocket door.
A round foyer in a Tudor revival cottage dating to 1928 features an original Dutch door, a stone floor and a faux painted dome ceiling. Designer Judy Hodgens grouped together mid-century modern iron chairs, paintings and framed landscapes in her room for a Historic Macon Design House in Georgia. The style has a sense of formality with an updated twist, she says.
Round Foyer with Stone Floor in 1928 Tudor Revival Cottage
In a round foyer with a stone floor and faux painted dome ceiling, designer Judy Hodgens used a modern leopard print bench and petite bronze sculpture. The space, which was 12 feet in diameter in the 1928 home, was decorated for a Historic Macon Design House in Georgia.
The entry's custom white built-in bench includes gray velvet pillows and custom pillows in a paisley print. An open storage area below has space for storing boots and shoes, with green baskets for grab-and-go items to pick up before heading out the door.
A straw hat, venting bucket hat, leather messenger bag, and leather travel bag hang on the satin nickel hooks flanking the bench. A wood wall home organizer with fabric pinboard and wooden push pins above the hooks includes Cincinnati postcards for local flavor and two cubbies for storage of daily mail.
The entry to this quaint Jamestown, Rhode Island, cottage is both charming and functional, with a built-in bench that's perfect for stopping to put on or take off shoes. Nautical-style light fixtures hang from the peaked, beamed ceiling. Copious white-painted woodwork fits with the bungalow's East Coast cottage style, giving the home a sense of place from the moment a visitor steps inside.