Designer Steven Gambrel wanted the foyer to communicate that "dogs, kids, and bare feet" are welcome.
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Designer Ashley Whittaker chose Osborne & Little's Maharani wallpaper for the entry in a small Manhattan apartment.
A Small, Yet Bold Entry
In the entry of a Charlotte, North Carolina, house, walls in Phillip Jeffries's Moroccan on Manila Hemp grass cloth are grounded by the brown wainscoting.
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"I found the console in the entry at auction, stripped off its ugly blue paint, and aged it with white paint and sandpaper."
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A Victorian hat rack and ceramic stool from Sherrill's old house flank the back-hall entry to the living room.
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To create a light, airy feel in the entry of his West Hollywood house, visual merchandiser Mark D. Sikes painted the walls New Linen by Kelly-Moore and whitewashed the floors.
An Airy, Caribbean-Inspired House
The curves of the foyer's Made Goods mirror mimic the lines of the Swedish Rococo console by Tara Shaw Maison.
A Youthful Tudor House
The entry's horizontal plank paneling, painted in Benjamin Moore Regal Select in Briarwood, contrasts with the living room's sunnier color, Knoll Textiles' Ovation.
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Louvered shutters that open into the living room lend a touch of British Colonial style to the entry.
A Shingle Style Beach House
At the side of the entrance hall and golden as summer squash, a pair of inviting chairs — their arms curled into ram's horns — flank a blazing fire.
For the entrance hall of a Pennsylvania farmhouse, designer Jeffrey Bilhuber chose a regal blue, based on a color he had seen at Mount Vernon.