You walk in and see a beautiful entryway. It seems like it’s welcoming you home. You can’t help but smile as you walk past it to your living room! If you want this feeling too, Dress up your entryway with these amazing items! There are so many great ways to spruce up space in front of your house, but it’s not always easy to figure out how. You have a few different options: you can use large pieces like furniture or outdoor wool rugs, small accent pieces like plants and candles, or mix-and-match them both for maximum effect! Check out this blog post for inspiration on what styles will work best in your home.
Choose Right Furniture Items
What kind of furniture? You can use any furniture item that will help you make your entryway feel welcoming. This could be a bench in the front, a small side table on one side, or an ottoman for those last-minute drops before heading into the house! If you have more than one door to enter through, try using different pieces around, so it looks like a different space. Choosing the right furniture items is important for a welcoming entryway.
The Entryway Can Be Anything You Want It to Be!
What style of furniture do you want? This can be anything that will help make your entrance look presentable, and it all depends on what kind of mood you’re in or if there are any specific functions the area needs (like a place for coats and shoes). A bench or ottoman in the front of your door to keep things off the ground or a small side table on one side of an entrance with room for keys, mail, etc.
Size of Furniture Matters
Most of the entryways are narrow and small, so you need to consider this when choosing a piece of furniture. The entryways aren’t exactly wide, so anything more than two pieces will be hard to fit in the space and make it feel cramped. Also, don’t overcrowd the area with furniture – leave some space to walk around.
The entryway is the first thing people notice, making it an inviting place! It’s also a great spot for storing shoes and coats, keys and mail, etc., but these items can clutter up the area quickly if you’re not careful. We’ve got some great tips on how to keep the space tidy and organized.
- Keep shoes in one area, like a shoe rack or basket with compartments for different types of footwear (sneakers versus heels). You can also use an ottoman as storage for your shoes when they’re not being worn.
- Put hooks throughout the entryway for coats, hats, and other items.
- Consider a bench or stool to store things that need to be kept nearby (like your purse).
- Grouping similar items together will help you keep the entryway organized with less effort!
Make it Colorful with Runners.
Entrance is the first thing your guests see when they come in, making it memorable and fun. Bring some color into your space with gorgeous chobi rugs to brighten up the room. These are flat weave rugs available in a variety of colors and sizes. And they are easy to clean, too! Runners are mostly made of natural fibers and are tightly woven, which makes them durable.
Dress up a Bench in your Entryway
You can also dress up a bench seat using an accent pillowcase for that pop of color! Cover it with a tribal rug to bring a little extra color. You can also put cushions and pillows on the bench to create a more inviting space. Also, a vintage bench can be used as a prop to create interest in your space.
Baskets and Flowers
Give your door some color by adding flowers or other accent pieces like this lovely birdcage! Give these items an extra pop of color using fresh green leaves from Mother Nature. Now that’s one entrance we don’t mind walking up to! Fill baskets with flowers or other decorative items for instant curb appeal. You can also use them on the steps leading up to your front door. The basket will hold all of those heavy planting pots and add some color too!
Use Decor for Storage
Having trouble with storage? Hang hooks and baskets from the ceiling! These open-air space solutions will keep everything at your fingertips while adding some style into the mix. You’ll be able to find all sorts of hooks of different colors or sizes in our store so you can customize your entryway.
Lighting Makes the Difference in an Entryway
Many homes have a dark entryway because they are so long from front to back and don’t get much light from windows or skylights. Use lighting to create an inviting area that people want to walk into! Place sconces on either side of the doorway and add a string of lights over the door.
Welcome Mat Combo
If you want to go all out, create a welcome mat combo! These mats are double-sided and reversible so that they can be flipped for added variety. The top side is a traditional design, while the bottom has more fun options like stripes or polka dots. Please note that these mats are not meant to be used outdoors.
Suitable Accent Pieces
What kind of accent pieces? You can fill up your entryway with plants, candles, family photos, and anything else that you think will make the space feel more welcoming! The key is to use what makes you happy or reflects who you are as an individual. For example, if you’re a fan of succulents, fill your space with tons and tons of them!
Make it Inviting with Plants.
Plants are the perfect way to add some greenery and an inviting feel to your entryway. Not sure where to start? Bring your favorite indoor plants outside for a little sunlight and water. Your space will look instantly better! You can also place faux plants on your entryway table, making it look more like home.
Wrapping Up Tips on Making an Entryway Amazing
The final thing is to think about the colors of your rug. We recommend choosing one or two shades that complement each other and complement whatever it is you’re wearing for a pop of color on an otherwise neutral tone pallet. If still confused? Check RugKnots for a variety of patterns and shades to give your home that perfect look.