Refresh With Five: 5 Essentials For A More Welcoming Entryway

March 9, 2022
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Your entryway is the first thing your guests will see when they enter your home this spring. here are five essentials to help you build an entryway that invites guests in with enthusiasm.

1.  A Vase Of Flowers

Whether you choose to arrange fresh flowers or their silk counterparts, a bouquet of blooms can add light and life to your entryway. In fact, you could even display greenery or pampas grass for a more dramatic effect. Arrange in a charming vase for a look that’s fresh and welcoming.

  1. Home Essentials Print Vase – Macy’s Home Store
  2. Milly Vase – Anthropologie
  3. Lyman Scratched Vase – Crate and Barrel
  4. Rustic Blue Vases – Pottery Barn
  5. Metropole Bratislava Glass Vase – Nordstrom

2. Framed Photos

Add one frame or a whole collage that features your nearest and dearest. Framed photos in the entryway share a piece of your life with your guests, spark conversation, and invite them to stay awhile.

  1. Sawyer Digital Frame by Aura – Trueform
  2. Bronze 5×7 Lizzy Frame – Anthropologie
  3. 8×10 White Marble Picture Frame – Crate and Barrel
  4. Lund London Nordic Frame – The Container Store
  5. Philip Whitney 5-Piece Gold Frame Set – Macy’s Home Store

3. Subtle Storage

Keys, sunglasses, wallet, watch – your ­­­­­entryway is the last stop between your home and the rest of the world, so make it work for you as well as your guests. A cute catch-all tray, statement key bowl, or set of decorative lidded containers can help you keep track of your must-have items without being an eyesore.

Keys, sunglasses, wallet, watch – your ­­­­­entryway is the last stop between your home and the rest of the world, so make it work for you as well as your guests. A cute catch-all tray, statement key bowl, or set of decorative lidded containers can help you keep track of your must-have items without being an eyesore.

  1. Amber Lewis Wynn Wicker Tray – Anthropologie
  2. Zen Tray – The Container Store
  3. Large Raawi Strøm Bowl – Nordstrom
  4. Marble Canisters – Williams-Sonoma
  5. Agate Stone Catch-All – Pottery Barn

4. Illuminating Accents

Shed light on your entryway with a table lamp or statement candle. It’s a warm way to let guests know you’ll leave the light on for them.

  1. Porter Table Lamp – Pottery Barn
  2. Floral Society 6-Inch Fancy Pillar Candle — Nordstrom
  3. Esme Table Lamp With Linen Octava Shade – Crate and Barrel
  4. Fiorella Molded Wax Grey Pedestal Candle – Anthropologie
  5. Michael Aram Butterfly Gingko Candle – Macy’s Home Store

5.  A Personal Touch

Add a final pop of personality with a decorative item of your choice. Let your taste take the lead and choose something uniquely “you,” or take the opportunity to switch out your décor on a seasonal basis.

  1. Starburst Round Wall Mirror – Crate and Barrel
  2. Signum Swan – Swarovski
  3. Rectangle Letter Board – Paper Source
  4. Square Wave Kinetic Mobile – Nordstrom
  5. Home Is Where The Heart Is Trinket Dish – Fireworks 

For more tips on curating a home you love, register for Monica Hart’s April 7th workshop here at The Bellevue Collection. Limited tickets available.

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