Your entrance is the first thing that any guest or visitor who walks into your home. A shabby and run down entrance can leave a negative impression on the mind of the visitor. If you find that your entrance needs some sprucing up, there are plenty of fun and creative techniques that you can use to do so. Let’s now discuss a few ideas that will leave visitors, and family members wowed with your fancy home entrance.
Make Your Door Fancy And Fabulous
The first thing that anyone who wishes to enter your home will see is your main door. You don’t necessarily need to have a dull, boring and distasteful door just because you have had the door from the time you have moved into this home. You can transform that door into something show-stopping and be stunning by just being a little creative. If you have a wooden door, you can consider having it painted into a deep navy blue or maybe even a bright and cheerful yellow.
When selecting a paint color for your main door, you need to ensure that the color you choose mixtures with the rest of the décor in your home. You can even stick a subtly printed wallpaper around the wall of your door. For instance, if you opt for a yellow door, you can choose tan or beige wallpaper with small motif prints.
Double Doors With A Grand Entryway
Most people end up opting for a single main door. However, if you want to be different and you want your home entrance to look extravagant, you can choose for thick and gorgeous wooden double doors. The double doors should open up to a classy and elegant console. You can even install a vibrant painted canvas or art installation on the wall that faces your main entrance.
Photos, Sketches And Bookshelves To Liven Up Your Home Entrance
The side wall at the entrance of your home can be given a whole new burst of life with some captivating and straightforward installations. You can put up framed photos along the wall, or you can even get professional sketches framed and installed on the wall. If you’re a voracious reader and continuously have the intellectual types visiting your home, a beautiful wooden two level bookshelf can give your entrance a cultured and scholarly vibe.
Open Shelves Adorned With Mementos
Another great way to adorn the side wall at your home entrance is by installing open shelves on it. You can fill the shelves up with beautiful crystal and glass figurines, mementos that you may have purchased on holidays and trips and other showy and decorative pieces. Let’s now discuss some ideas that you should consider when installing shelves on the side wall of your home entrance:
- Painting the shelf is an option you can consider if you want to add color and vibrancy to the otherwise dull and lifeless entrance.
- Don’t clutter or cramp the shelves with excessive trinkets and showpieces because it will only make your entrance look shabby. The showpieces or mementos must be evenly spread out with ample open space in between each piece.
- If you’re worried about the glass and crystal mementos and pieces breaking or falling over, you can install a glass sliding door on the shelf front for safety.
Faux Plants And Trees For That Burst Of Nature
Another excellent and effective way to source up the entrance of your home is by installing silk plants and other artificial landscaping products on either side of the main door and around the entryway. Silk flower arrangements are an excellent option for the console that faces your main entrance. You can place these faux silk flowers in a crystal vase and put it on top of the console. If you need to add a little bit of green to space, you can consider installing artificial palm trees on either side of the door. People who wish to give their home entrance a very outdoorsy and mystical look can even install beautiful and colorful hanging plant and flower baskets at the entryway. The faux landscaping products are extremely beneficial because they add character and color to your entrance and at the same time require zero maintenance, making them ideal for all kinds of homes.
An Oriental Entrance To Your Home
If you’re feeling a little frisky and bold, you can consider transforming your entryway into an oriental themed one. Now keep in mind that this suggestion may not be the most budget-friendly one, however, if you are ready to go all out by the expenditure, this tip will surely leave visitors awed.
Install a stunning waterbody surrounded by Buddha statues, urns and other oriental showpieces. You can have a distressed wood staircase lead up from the installed waterbody to the doorway of your home. You can also install water bamboos of all shapes and sizes around the water body and on either side of the staircase.
Minimalistic Ideas For Those Who Love Their Space
Not everyone enjoys a bursting entranceway to their home. Some people are a lot more comfortable with a minimalistic entrance décor. Here are some minimalistic ideas for your home entrance:
- You can keep the entrance surroundings minimal and just add a large-sized base to the center of the entrance area for the show.
- The vase can be further decorated with vibrant and seasonal flowers.
- Placing a round, large-sized, wooden decorative table at the center of your entranceway, with a gorgeous marble or stone table sculpture can also add some life to your home entrance.
These ideas have transformed many home entrances into extravagant, fabulous and show-stopping ones. Most of the tips and suggestions that we have offered require minimal structural changes and are quite budget-friendly too. So, get right to it and don’t waste another minute. You will be pleasantly surprised with the transformation of your home entrance when you incorporate these easy, affordable and fantastic ideas!