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4 Tips for an Entryway Makeover

Entryways are the first thing you see, not to mention the first thing your guests see (you know what they say about first impressions!) Even though they are a small space its an opportunity to make a huge difference. I love small decorating projects like an entryway. You can give it a little refresh with not much effort or money and it goes a long way. Here are four tips for putting together a modern entryway.

4 Tips for an Entryway Makeover | Oh Happy Day!

1. Add Plants or Flowers. I don’t know much about feng shui but I know that the moment I put a plant or fresh flowers in a space it adds a breath of fresh air, it livens the space right up.

2. Make something the Star Attraction. Here we made the art big and colorful! It is the first thing that catches your eye when you enter.

3. Trays and Catchalls and Bowls Oh My! These make great clutter collectors for keys and mail so your space stays nice and organized.

4. Make it Functional. We added this pretty bench from Target for a place to sit and take shoes on and off as well this coatrack to corral jackets and backpacks when you enter.

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This post is sponsored by Target. Shop Home Décor for modern luxury made easy.

Sources: Bench: Target | Rug, Lamp and Coatrack: Vintage| Artwork: Kindah Khalidy | Bowl: Helen Levi | Necklace:  E. Smith | Table: R&B

Photos by Paul Ferney for Oh Happy Day 

  1. Nicky

    October 9, 2014

    Pretty! Can you let me know where the rug is from? Thx!

    • jordan
      • jordan
      • October 9, 2014

      Yes! The rug is vintage from Morocco. It’s my favorite!

  2. bridget

    October 9, 2014

    From where is that coat rack? Such a cute style and perfect, difficult to find size!

    • jordan
      • jordan
      • October 9, 2014

      It is vintage! I just added sources above.

  3. Autumn Hope

    October 9, 2014

    Love how fun this looks! I will defiantly take your advice about the plants!

  4. Erin @ The Grass Skirt

    October 9, 2014

    Very pretty! I definitely agree. Plants especially seem to make a huge impact.

    The Grass Skirt
    The Mini Skirt

  5. Belinda

    October 9, 2014

    Hi! Where did you get that colorful print? Its lovely!

    Greetings from Tijuana, México!

    BR

  6. dior

    October 9, 2014

    so bright and fun! we just bought a house and I’ve been pinning ideas for our entryway – this is definitely on the list!

  7. Natasha

    October 9, 2014

    I bought a bench for our entryway this week, so this post was very helpful. Right now it’s just a space for our ironing board etc, but I want to make it look good.

  8. danielle hardin

    October 10, 2014

    Jordan, where is the elegant, spare entry table from?

    • jordan
      • jordan
      • October 10, 2014

      From Room and Board! All the links are at the end of the post!

  9. Allison

    October 10, 2014

    any good recommendations for fake plants/flowers?

    • jordan
      • jordan
      • October 10, 2014

      My only recommendation is to don’t use fake plants and flowers. 😉 They are much more work to take care of but so much more beautiful!

  10. eva b.

    October 12, 2014

    Looks beautiful and functional! Where is the hat from? Thanks!

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