You know what they say about first impressions. Make sure the entryway furniture, paint color, and seating you choose send the right message (as in, "Wow, you live here?"). These incredible foyers will get you on the right track.
You don't have to make it too fussy—an antique stool and lantern add elegance to a simple foyer. Try a mini console table for flowers, a lamp, and/or artwork.
Small Console Table, $141, wayfair.com
Chinoiserie jars are the epitome of chic. Add a rustic touch with mini topiaries on your console table.
Ginger Jars, $38, wayfair.com
Instead of wallpapering the foyer alone, carry it all of the way up the staircase to make more of an impact. If you're afraid of going too bold, choose a pattern in a neutral color.
Damask Wallpaper, $2, wayfair.com
Storage hack: Add a secret compartment under the stairs. The false front is perfect for bikes, tennis rackets, umbrellas, etc.
Blue and white is the perfect color combo for a beach house. If your foyer is large, add intimacy with pattern, wallpaper, and a warm rug.
If you want to upgrade your foyer without a serious reno, all you need is a pint job. Paint and matching trim will make the entry feel fresh.
A bouquet is good. An oversize floral painting is even better.
Add natural texture to a coastal entryway by installing a sisal rug on the wall. It's a fun, but still neutral, focal point.
City apartment got you feeling like you're stuck in a concrete jungle? Botanical wallpaper helps bring the outdoors to you.
No formal foyer? No problem. This screen is a sleek alternative to a room divider.
Hang oversized artwork over a chest to make an impact in your entryway. This Korean tiger blends with the Orient-themed decor.
Wicker baskets help this Chinoiserie-paneled entry feel more relaxed. Add ginger jars in varying shapes for an eclectic elegence.
Updating your floor can dramatically change an entry. A black and white checkerboard is bold, yet still classic.
Blues and grays create a soothing palette. It might seem more of a coastal color, but it works perfectly in a farmhouse, too.
Instead of runners, "carpet" your entry with inlaid mosaic stones. Say good-bye to shedding rugs!
We can't all have these incredible exposed wood beams, but we can fake a Spanish style with decor. Add period sculptures, an ornate console, and a upholstered bench.
If you don't want to paint, you can add fun color through your furniture. Try contrasting colors for a bench and accent chairs.
If your house has got stone or exposed brick, let the natural materials be the focal point of your entry. A simple accent chair or console table is all you need.
Light blue is soothing when you walk through your door. Add industrial pieces, like a chest or pendant light, to make it feel more rustic.
Paint one wall a deep, jewel-toned color, like this blue, to make an impact without darkening the space too much. The lighter trim will keep it feeling airy and welcoming.
If you've got high ceilings, add warmth to your foyer with a rug. Large-scale art on the walls will also help pull the eye down.
For a dramatic entry, cover the walls with a bold printed paper. Keep the rest of the decor simple, like a small table, so it doesn't feel too busy.
The bold pattern of a custom-made, zebra-inspired rug energizes the monochromatic palette in this entry.
Leafed wallpaper, a stunning chandelier, and a sleek black console make this foyer total glam goals. Add abstract art for color.
For a Hacienda feel, cover bench cushions in a reclaimed carpet. Rattan baskets and an eclectic gallery wall complete the look.
These wicker chairs are everything our plain accent chairs aspire to be. Painted metal palms add serious fun.
Add a basket under your console table for extra storage. Fresh blooms never hurt anything, either.
This looks like wallpaper, but it's actually a mural. Coulda fooled us.
Black might feel a bit uninviting for a foyer, but that doesn't mean you have to stay away from it. Incorporate it in accents, like a mirror or lamp.
To create a light, airy feel, paint the walls white and whitewash the floors. To add contrast, high-gloss the front door black.