While not every home is blessed with a fancy foyer, when it’s styled right, even the most micro entryway can really set the stage for the rest of your space. Whether you have a hallway or a mudroom, all it takes is a few upgrades to create an eye-catching entryway that is both functional (think: shoe organization) and stylish. Bring in a few key foyer essentials like a basket to hide away bags and fold up coats, hang some of your favorite art and add a mirror for last-minute touch ups when you’re running out the door or greeting guests. This week’s edition of Decor Resolutions will show you how to beautify your entryway so you’re left with great style solutions, while adding form and function. Scroll on to see how we’d style the entry for a boho-chic space, the minimalist abode and a preppy home.
HOW TO DECORATE A BOHO-CHIC ENTRYWAY
For the boho-chic foyer, bring in soft pastel tones, real or faux plants and tons of texture. A patterned rug helps hide the dirt from the front door and a giant basket is handy for hiding purses, umbrellas and grocery totes. Bring in plenty of lighting so you can actually locate your keys, and set up a mini stool so guests have somewhere to sit while they’re putting on shoes.
Serena & Lily Seychelles Chandelier ($1825), Wilder California Blue Cactus Print ($20), Domino Renwil Deloro Mirror ($504), Kate Spade Elsie Table Lamp ($485), Lulu & Georgia Valentie Pillow ($88), Bungalow Rose Harbor Green Faux Fur Ottoman ($86), West Elm Intarsia Wool Rug ($49+), Pottery Barn Beachcomber Utility Basket ($30), Z Gallerie Fiddle Leaf Tree ($280), Serena & Lily Blake Raffia Console ($1195)
HOW TO DECORATE A MINIMALIST ENTRYWAY
Let your guests know they’re in for a minimalist treat with an entryway decked out in bold geometric prints and natural textures. If you don’t have space for a full table, a long bench works double duty: Put a sheepskin on top for a comfy perch and store baskets underneath for easy storage. A modern coatrack doesn’t take up too much room, and a pegboard is a handy way to keep your keys and other essentials right at eye level.
Plyroom Peggy Modular Pegboard ($195), Target A&B Home Rope Wall Mirror ($90), Chairish Grey Icelandic Sheepskin ($300), Lulu & Georgia Crosstown Star ($32), France & Son Atuanya Coat Rack ($90), Citta Design Mudcloth Cushion Cover ($40), Target Large Round Woven Plastic Storage Basket ($17), Chairish Pasargad Moroccan Lamb’s Wool Rug ($2970), Room & Board Case Study Planters With Walnut Stand ($189), Houzz Reclaimed Hairpin Leg Bench ($480)
HOW TO DECORATE A PREPPY ENTRYWAY
You’ll love coming home to this bright and preppy entryway. Set the scene with a gold zebra rug and a bold pink chair. A green campaign dresser offers a couple of drawers for storage, but you can always add more organization with a few key coat hooks. You can’t go wrong with black and white patterns like a throw pillow and a big geometric mirror, so finish off the look with a hot pink lamp and a colorful piece of wall art.
Urban Outfitters Magnetic Wall Hook ($12), Lulu & Georgia Ace Octagon Mirror ($120), Mya Bessette Move Me Print ($20), Lulu & Georgia Robyn Table Lamp ($158), Target White and Natural Woven Basket ($30), Loloi Rugs Zadie ($179+), Society Social The Marilyn Lounge Chair ($675), PBteen The Emily & Meritt Sequin Dot Euro Pillow Cover ($49), CB2 Potted Succulent With Copper Pot ($10), The Land of Nod Campaign Desk ($399),
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