As we embark on our home improvement projects,the very first things we are exploring are, naturally, DIY entryway ideas!
It is especially inspiring to see a dramatic before after transformation. There are so much to learn when we see how much a space become more beautiful and functional when some smart choice are made!
Through these amazing DIY entryway ideas we will explore many tips and tricks such as built-in and free standing entryway furniture, easy and attractive storage solutions for small entryways, multi-functional bench seats, and more!
Let’s start envisioning all the possibilities to make our own entryway a happy and welcoming place to be!
1 . Board and batten wainscoting DIY entryway ideas
The first group of our DIY entryway ideas are easy-to-install wood paneling. “Board and Batten” is a type of wainscoting with elegant, clean lines which are often used in farmhouse or Shaker style home designs. They add rich details and a place to attach hooks for hanging jackets and other items.
This simple DIY board and batten wainscoting project can adds lots of character to your home. Wainscoting is also easy to care for and clean, which makes it a great solution to your entryway, mudroom or dining room. ( Homedepot )
2 . Easy Board and Batten Mudroom Hallway Makeover
When the entry is a hallway, a board and batten wall adds beauty and provides the opportunity to display art along the linear space. (Paper Daisy Design)
Paint colors are also an important factor. Here are some beautiful paint colors (with names for each!) : 25 gorgeous kitchen cabinet paint colors to steal!
3 . Dress up a blank wall with beautiful entryway furniture.
Even simple entryway furniture such as a console table can become a focal point. Add a mirror and a lamp to complete the vignette.
It is now an attractive and welcoming space. Tutorial at Creatively Living Blog.
4, 5, & 6. Entryway storage closet makeovers
Some of the best DIY entryway ideas are closet makeovers. It turns out that a closet is not just to hide the messy stuff. It can be a beautiful space that also provides storage.
4. Doesn’t this makeover bring a big smile to your face every time you come home? ( House of Smiths)
Below are two more entryway storage closet before and afters. You can see variations of entryway bench seat and great ideas for small entryway storage.
5. Experiment with variations in shelving designs, seat fabrics etc., and tell your unique story. ( Fresh Crush )
6. The shiplap wall, white and neutral colors, and woven baskets give thie DIY entryway a farmhouse feel. (Woven Home )
7 . 8. & 9. Beautiful and easy entryway furniture ideas
Simple entryway furniture from places like IKEA can be beautifully styled with colors, textures, and unique objects from your life. This is a great way to easily create a fresh new look without any remodeling.
7 . This bohemian modern entry seating bench with happy bright colored cushions and pillows also provides lots of storage space for shoes and other essentials. ( Apartment Therapy )
8 . This DIY entryway is a great example of how to beautifully style a console table with timeless elements such as the farmhouse style mirror, apple blossoms in a mercury glass vase, and of course candles and baskets! (By Blissful Bee )
9 . Can you see why everyone loves shiplap wall? This stunning DIY entryway is so perfect with the horizontal wood plank wall, the console table and the unique mirror! You will also find Katie at Little House of Four decorating this entryway beautifully through the seasons.
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