OurSprings luxury apartment homes are a perfect backdrop for any type of style and decor you can imagine, starting literally at the front door. Indulge your creativity and charm visitors with these clever ideas for decorating entryways.
What's Your "Hangup?"
The entryway is an obvious place for coats, keys, purses and other items that should be accessible for quick getaways. Take advantage of the wall space by addingdecorative hooks and shelves that look good while providing convenience.
Curate Your Own Gallery
Entryway walls are also a perfect canvas for artwork. For maximum effect, arrange several pictures together tocreate a gallery look. Use art pieces that revolve around a particular theme, or display some of your favorite personal photographs.
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
A dramatic oversized mirror is a classic way to catch light and create the illusion of space. In practical terms, it's helpful to have a way to give yourself a last once-over before you head out the door.
Is your entryway a constant cluster of shoes, backpacks and other cast-off items?A bench instantly creates a handy seating area, while the space underneath is prime for storage.
Some benches have built-in storage pieces, or you can add colorful baskets or bins. If you want extra "green" points, recycle a vintage bench or seat from a thrift store or consignment shop.
Step on It
Accent our designer hardwood-style floors with an eye-catchingarea rug. With the wide range of available fabrics, colors and patterns, area rugs add texture and visual interest while protecting a high-traffic spot.
Make It Work
You don't need to devote an entire room to a workspace. All you need are a small desk or console table and a comfortable chair tocreate a mini-office.
Back to Nature
Make the entryway a true transition area from outdoors to indoors with somestriking green plants. Experts suggest that you treat the container like a piece of furniture and choose one that complements your overall decor.
Divide and Conquer
Aroom divider is an attractive way to make an entryway feel like a true foyer. As a bonus, room dividers are easy to move if you want to put it to another use, either temporary or permanent.