Clever solutions for a foyer are often quick fix solutions. When you update a foyer it can make a major impact. After all, a foyer is every visitor’s FIRST IMPRESSION. Your entrance way sets the mood for the entire home, as a reflection of the home’s style.
Here’s a few tips for decorating and furnishing a foyer so it feels clutter free, fresh, and light. Normally, it’s not necessary to do a major overhaul of flooring and wall colors. See what a big impact these 3 changes made in each of the foyers below.
1) Edit & update!
In a small foyer, one or two statement pieces can make a big impact. Notice in the before, there were SIX items, in the after there are Two. If your foyer feels dark or more formal than what you love, an updated lighter piece or two might be all you need! Perhaps you’re having trouble finding art that is the right size, shape. color combination. texture, picture frame, quality, style and price? Well that’s one of the benefits of an interior designer, some of them stock local art, so your can shop in the convenience of your own home!
The bench in a foyer below is handy for taking off wet or dirty shoes. Here, we recommended tall vertical art because it makes the low foyer ceiling feel much taller!