For most of us, the entryway is that part of the house where mail, keys and shoes tend to pile up. But it’s also a visitor’s first impression of your home, and even more importantly, the first indication that you are home. Infusing this somewhat awkward space with a bit of personality can be difficult, so we’ve gathered 15 examples of well-dressed entryways that manage to do just that. And stay tuned for a little entryway accessories roundup at 1pm to get some stylish organization inspiration (all under $100)! — Amy A.
Image above: Boots and coats in a New Hampshire seaside town. From sneak peek: emersonmade.
Image above: A vintage Navajo rug and sliding barn doors made from re-purposed pine boards finished with a light gray stain reflect elements of the classic American style in this eastern Washington entryway. From sneak peek: heather paul of spool no. 72.
Image above: Louise Hederstrøm’s “Wire Tree” coat rack hangs in this Netherlands entryway from sneak peek: yvette laduk.
Image above: Wallpapered entryway in this 16th-century flat in Vienna from sneak peek: sandra haischberg of feinedinge.
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Image above: Hooks from Anthropologie and paper garlands brighten this West Hollywood apartment. From sneak peek: max wanger.
Image above: Just the essentials — shoes and an umbrella — in this San Francisco entryway from sneak peek: scott engler.
Image above: Baskets organize this entryway in Sweden from sneak peek: hetta.
Image above: Entryway in Chicago’s Ukrainian Village from sneak peek: michael and sara hunter.
Image above: A colorful stained-glass front door makes for an inviting entry in this New England home from sneak peek: lauren nelson.
Image above: A colorful entryway in Paris from sneak peek: sandrine place.
Image above: Seletti hanger in the entryway of a former schoolhouse in Poland. From sneak peek: asia gwis.
Image above: A 300-year-old wooden box serves as the entrance table in this Brighton, England, home. From sneak peek: nineteen seventy-three.
Image above: Dramatic and modern mirrors in the entryway of a 100-year-old home in Portland, Oregon. From sneak peek: jessica helgerson interior design.
Image above: The crendenza was an eBay find that perfectly fit this long hallway space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. From sneak peek: cathy + erik.