First Impressions: Dazzle Your Entry Way

When you first enter a space, that is the magic moment where the ambiance is set, as if a spell has been cast. The first impression of your home establishes a tone for the whole house and, as the saying goes, “you never get a second chance to make a first impression”. Whether you have a formal foyer or a casual entrance hall, or even if you enter directly into a living space, it is a design opportunity to make your home memorable and chic.

Foyer Decor Idea DIY Entryway Decor with Frames

Memorable Entryway Decor via Brewster Home Fashions

The entry above uses color, lighting and an artful arrangement of white frames to greet homeowners and guests with an inviting and pretty look. The mix of modern and shabby-chic elements is a fresh way to establish personality in the space, while the colors welcome you with a well-styled warmth. Be conscientious of lighting. An entry way should provide ample light without being so glaring as to feel unnerving and create harsh shadows.

A Stylish foyer with striped walls and fresh flowers

A stylish foyer with striped walls and fresh flowers via wallpops.com

A dynamic entryway that mixes stripes into the mix via HGTV

A dynamic entryway that mixes stripes into the mix via hgtv.com

Stripes are timeless and chic! The foyers above show how classic and fashionable stripes are, making a dynamic look for any style space. The color and scale of your stripe design can create any look from mod black and white to nautical blues or serene neutrals. A striped feature wall or all over stripes makes a graphic impact in any space, especially an entryway. WallPops stripe decals come in a continuous roll that makes creating a DIY striped wall simple and fun! Just peel & stick for perfect lines in any color.

colorful foyer decor idea with designer impact

Jonathan Berger pink foyer via housebeautiful.com

DIY foyer decor idea with wall decals

Pop of color on pure white foyer walls by Jonathan Adler for wallpops.com

Banish boring! Make your space pop using color as an invigorating element of surprise. Both of the spaces above are remarkable because they use color to wow! If you cannot or choose not to paint, you can add a pop of punchy color with vibrant wall art or bold lacquered furniture. If you want to set the mood for stunning, vivid accent colors in an entryway are a perfect way to get the style party started.

Entry Way Decor Idea DIY foyer decor

Add a resplendent detail to your entryway with botanicals

eco-fresh foyer decor idea diy wall decor idea

Add an eco-fresh look year round with botanical inspired art image via wallpops.com

Plants bring instant personality and beauty to any space. Adding a touch of eco-chic greenery actually makes people happy! Whether you live in the country or the city, a fresh plant will look lovely in your entryway. If you truly don’t have the light or the inclination to keep a plant alive in your foyer, botanical inspired decor accents or a vase of flowers will do the trick too!

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