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10 Amazing Wallpapered Entryways

by Sofia Tuovinen

In terms of design, we naturally tend to focus our efforts on rooms that we spend most of our time in. Entryways often get neglected for the very same reason that makes them design opportunities — they’re areas that we mainly pass through. These smaller spaces are where first impressions are made, and there’s always room to add some personality!

An entryway can portray your personal design aestehtic in a nutshell, or it can be an inspiring prelude to what’s around the corner. It can also be a standalone statement that will leave your guests smiling every time they walk through the door. There are so many great ways to brighten up entryways, and wallpaper is definitely high on the list. Grace recently shared some thoughts on revamping her own entryway with some colorful wallpaper, and the rest of the team is equally inspired. To share the love, here’s a look into some of our favorite wallpapered entryways! Sofia

10 Amazing Wallpapered Entryways
Entering this Parisian home is such a delight! The entryway makes a fabulous statement thanks to the colorful floral wallpaper by Svenskt Tenn.
10 Amazing Wallpapered Entryways
This Farrow & Ball damask wallpaper in bright turquoise adds rich flair to photographer Kimberly Cornelian and husband Alfie Ferreyra’s colorful Minneapolis home.
10 Amazing Wallpapered Entryways
This large black and white Moroccan inspired pattern adds a modern touch to this 19th century farmhouse. The same wallpaper in the reverse colorway was used in the mudroom, a fun and stylish way to tie the two spaces together.
10 Amazing Wallpapered Entryways
Using contrasting colors can create striking visual effects. This green malachite patterned wallpaper in Kate Schintzius’ entryway is stunning on its own, while also drawing attention to the red interior in the following room.
10 Amazing Wallpapered Entryways
This sweet wallpaper by Osborne & Little is a pastel dream come true, and creates a heartwarming entrance in a 1950s house in northern Finland.
10 Amazing Wallpapered Entryways
We love how wallpaper has been used as an accent in this stately French entryway. The wallpapered stairwell is a gorgeous eye-catcher in the otherwise neutral space.
10 Amazing Wallpapered Entryways
The earthy color scheme of this Upper West Side home flows seamlessly from the entryway into the living room. The almost matching pattern of the vintage wallpaper and throw pillows is the icing on the cake!
10 Amazing Wallpapered Entryways
Large-scale patterns are the perfect way to add a bit of drama, and this distinctive brown and pink floral wallpaper in Rita Mehta’s Minneapolis home couldn’t do a better job.
10 Amazing Wallpapered Entryways
Gold foil wallpaper by Twenty2 creates a warm and shimmering entrance in this Brooklyn Heights apartment. The pattern is called Montague Terrace and was inspired by ginkgo leaves that cover the streets of the neighborhood in the fall.
10 Amazing Wallpapered Entryways
The swirling abstract pattern in designer Brett Bara’s Marimekko-wallpapered entryway will leave guests awestruck. Also, we just love how this impressive graphic leads to a pink room!

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  • That is some really nice illustrations that you have found!! :)
    I really agree in what you say – Let’s not forget the entry.
    I love when you walk into a new home, and it surprise you already in the hallway! Then you can’t wait until you get to see the rest.
    It actually already starts with the front door, doesn’t it?

    • Thanks Anita! And you’re so right about the front door! I live in an apartment building so can’t change how my door looks from the outside, but I did recently paint the inside of it to match my kitchen cabinets :) – Sofia

  • Number 6 is so lovely, especially just in that cove by the stairs against the white to add depth and luxury to an otherwise simple set up

    – Natalie

  • Love this!! From a fellow wallpaper enthusiast.
    I design luxury wallpapers, and some of these features definitely made my heart beat faster!
    Especially the French Entryway one, the way the curvy shapes in the print reflect those of the interior structure, beautiful! I’d be honoured if you would take a peek at my wallpaper designs.
    Laura, Surface House

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