5 Simple Ways To Elevate Your Entryway

The entryway is the first space visitors see in your home, so it’s important to make a great first impression. While space and furniture needs are different and can vary based on your own home, styling remains a priority.

We love to incorporate beautiful, functional pieces to elevate your everyday experiences that create a warm and welcoming environment upon entry. From statement-making console tables to textural rugs and accessories, simple elements can instantly set a stylish tone for your home.

Here are five fool-proof ways to elevate your entryway. Plus, we’re sharing exact pieces we love to recreate the look yourself.

No. 1: Add elevated furniture

Depending on your space, it’s always best to start with adding an elevated furniture piece such as a console table or sideboard. Not only do these provide visual interest, but they also make a striking statement, allow for storage if necessary, and provide a space for other styling elements. We love the use of an oversized console table, a modern cabinet or a round table.

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No. 2: Dress up your flooring

The entryway really isn't complete without a beautiful rug. We lean toward vintage rugs with character and natural fiber rugs that are durable for heavy traffic. Whether you choose to go for a more muted color scheme or opt for a vibrant color, be sure the colors coordinate with the surrounding rooms. Rugs add texture, ground the space and provide warmth against the solid furniture.

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No. 3: Incorporate a mirror or artwork

Reflect your style by incorporating a mirror or artwork. Mirrors are a wonderful way to make the space feel larger, while artwork can be used to showcase your personality. It truly depends on the scale of the furniture piece and the wall constraints you're working with, but either options are perfect choices to occupy your wall space and create height above the furniture. Pro-tip: If you're working with a large-scale furniture piece, use two of the same mirrors or artwork to provide an oversized effect.

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No. 4: Style with accessories

Now that you've got your larger pieces to work with, it's time to accessorize! When in doubt, less is more. Keep things simple with a few stacked books, a beautiful bowl, a unique ceramic pot, candle and a vase with greenery.

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No. 5: Update your lighting

Lighting is like the jewelry of your home. We consider this element to be one of the most important when designing a room. Whether your space allows for wall sconces, a table lamp, or chandelier, all are opportunities to showcase a beautiful piece that ties the whole room together.

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