Even the smallest of spaces in your home can be decorated, especially your foyer. It's the first thing guests will see when they enter your home, so you'll want to make sure it's as inviting as it is inspired.
The foyer offers up a unique decorating challenge. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes and their look should flow with the tone throughout the rest of the house. So add a little energy to your entry space with these tips on how to style your foyer.
1. Create a Focal Point
The best way to do this is to hang a medium to large mirror on the wall where you focus first when entering your home. There are many mirror shapes, finishes and colors you can choose. You want to hang the mirror at eye length for best results.
2. Add a Table
Tables come in unique shapes and colors. You can cover the table or paint it depending on the look you’re going for. Thrift shops are a great place to shop for intricate tables that are affordable. You may also find other pieces to add to your table.
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3. Add Character
There are so many things you can place on your table to add character to your foyer. Use vases, flowers, branches, colors, patterns, books, lamps, candles, a few photos, antique figures, etc. You can add a bit of bold color and a piece with a certain pattern. You do want to add pieces of varying heights. Be careful not to overload the table because you don’t want your decorating to look like a junk hub. The foyer and entry should appear neat and clean. Add pieces according to the theme you’re going for if you're afraid of over decorating.
4. Decorate the Walls
You can add an antique clock or something on the wall above the table or adjacent to the mirror. You can also paint the walls of your foyer to create an even more popping element to your home.
If you have any wallpaper or an area rug you love and are saving, this is your perfect opportunity to use it. Foyers make a statement upon entering your house so let your foyer speak for you.
Although a small space, the entry way and foyer to a home is an important space that is forgotten about when it comes to decorating. Use these foyer decoration ideas to add personality to your entryway!