Entryway

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

Image: Stacey Brandford

Entryway

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

Is your entryway looking lacklustre compared to the rest of your house? Don't stress. Find inspiration with these 20 stunning entryway designs.

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20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

1 Boho-chic

We love the boho-chic vibes this entryway is giving us. Incorporating unique pieces, like a concrete-based table lamp, an evocative painting and funky wooden console, add style to an otherwise plain room.

 

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Image by: Stacey Brandford

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

2 Grand entrance

With white walls, gold chandeliers and plenty of natural light, this entryway feels airy and elegant. The addition of the old-world patina rug is the perfect nod to this period home’s traditional roots.
 

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Image by: Ashley Gieseking

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

3 Fabulous meets functional

No room for a closet? No problem! This family-friendly home adds oversized knobs to the wall for a stylish storage solution.


 

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Image by: Janis Nicolay

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

4 Clean lines

This white and bright entryway stuns with natural wood trim and a wood clad ceiling. The two round consoles balances the room's linear design.



 

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Image by: Janis Nicolay

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

5 Stunning millwork

These homeowners chose to keep their design simple, with a short black and white console and earth tone accents, which allows the millwork to shine. 

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Image by: Stephani Buchman

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

6 'Wood' you look at that

The rustic carpenter’s bench is a perfect substitute for your run-of-the-mill console. The ruggedness of the piece is balanced by the sweet peach accents. 
 

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Image by: Robin Stubbert

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

7 A twist on traditional

The herringbone patterned oak floors are a welcomed alternative to the standard linear design. The rustic pieces, like the wicker basket and chandelier, add charm to this traditional entryway.   
 

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Image by: Robin Stubbert

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

8 Nautical lake house

This lakehouse makes a splash with its arched doorway and natural wood accents, and the muted blue tones add warmth to the space. 
 

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Image by: Michael Grayden

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

9 An artist's abode

We love that this homeowner's photography nearly melts into the white walls, which is consistent with the home's monochromatic theme. 
 

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Image by: Angus McRitchie

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

10 Vibrant colours

Vibrant artwork and a cobalt blue loveseat bring life into this entryway. 
 

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Image by: Robin Stubbert

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

11 Chic entryway

Gold accents lend an opulent touch to this monochromatic Victorian home. 
 

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Image by: Donna Griffith

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

12 Black and White

We love that the homeowner chose to paint this room white, except for the treads of the stairs — which helps the narrow space feel bigger and brighter. 
 

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Image by: Tracey Ayton

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

13 Creative placement

The console takes centre stage in this open concept entryway. 
 

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Image by: Tracey Ayton

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

14 Narrow spaces

An oversized mirror and long white console make this narrow entryway feel bigger, and the large black trimmed pendant light compliments the runner. 

 

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Image by: Stacey Brandford

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

15 Cozy corner

The bench seating can easily be tucked under the narrow black console for a chic space-saving hack. As for the old metal trunk, it isn't just an accessory — it's used to store hats and scarves. 
 

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Image by: Robin Stubbert

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

16 Masculine design

Dark accents pop against the light grey wall in this masculine entryway. Large artwork and low furniture make the space feel bigger. 


 

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Image by: Ashley Capp

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

17 Organic Design

Incorporating nature's objets into a space never felt more natural. This urban cottage feels organic with its light grey walls, naturally shed antlers and beaver stick.
 

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Image by: Ashley Capp

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

18 Beautiful brick walls

Black hooks and a long and narrow white built-in shelf offer storage solutions without detracting from the home's stunning brick walls. 
 

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Image by: Stacey Brandford

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

19 Original pieces

The homeowner almost replaced the original dark-hued front door with something new, but instead added a stained glass window with copper trim to match elements in the rest of the space. And we are so happy she did. Now, the entryway feels spacious and inviting. 

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Image by: Stacey Brandford

20 entryways that make a fabulous first impression

20 Seaside chic

Who needs artwork when you have stunning antique pieces like this salvaged church bench? The entryway feels warm and welcoming with its subtle colours and cozy throws. 

Read more: SEASIDE CHIC STYLE
Image by: Robin Stubbert

 

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