GENIUS idea... instead of rugs in the entry hall - why don't we paint the floors! This is from a townhouse in Chelsea (I went to a party here not too long ago)... and these are painted wood floors. To do both entry halls would be cheaper than one rug! Plus we'd never have to worry about stains...
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A bold wallpaper pattern in a space that can hold it is always magic! Love this- and the pop of red- via Gorgeous Shiny Things