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Before & After: Sabrina’s Front Foyer

by Grace Bonney

When I ripped out all of the old tile in our downstairs bathroom, I felt like a superhero. It was one of the most satisfying things I’ve ever done. It was one heck of a stress reliever and the end result was instantly cleaner and fresher than before. Sabrina of Pink Little Notebook knows how I feel because she recently made over her front foyer and replaced some outdated tiles with a bold, geometric style. Sabrina’s goal was to create something functional but modern and stylish. An entryway is the first thing people see in your home and I think Sabrina nailed that mix between design-forward and functional. Click through to read more about her process and the final look. xo, grace

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Sabrina's Makeover, Before & After
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Sabrina's Foyer, Before
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Measuring and preparing for new tiles.
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Measuring to extend the tiles into the closet.
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Installing the new hexagon tiles. Sabrina chose a dark grout because the Canadian winters mean snowy boots and lots of dirt. The darker grout will hide those stains and dirt more easily.
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Sabrina's foyer, After! The final result is a cool modern space that is both functional and stylish. The oversized mirror really adds light to the foyer and makes it feel even bigger than it is.
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I love the shiny new handles Sabrina chose for the closet doors.
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The hexagon theme continues to the inside of the foyer closet where painted shapes mimic the tile floor below.

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