Entryway renovation on a budget.
Split foyer staircase makeover ~ The carpeting was removed and the wood given a gorgeous new finish. http://www.hometalk.com/l/MLN
Our Foyer Tour 23L
Split foyer decorating
More split foyer decorating...bottom of the stairs
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Shelf above front door (but use different decorative objects), grouping of large artwork to fill tall walls above doorways.
Keep Home Simple: Our Split Level Fixer Upper
Beautiful space to take off your shoes at the end of a hard day.