This might come as a surprise to those of you with entryways, but some people don’t have them. Oh, sure, there’s a door, but it might swing open right into a living area. Or worse yet, it might swing open right into a living area that’s carpeted. As someone who used to own a house with just this kind of arrangement (carpet and all), let me tell you, they’re irritating. No space for people to congregate as they enter and exit. Continue Reading
This entry door is–hands down–one of the most interesting I’ve ever seen. Makes you wonder what the rest of the facade looks like, no? Well, here it is:
Sources say the art nouveau structure is located in Brussels. For a little more info and photos, check out House of Turquoise.
Pretty Handy Girl has outdone herself with this entry hall organizer. The Pottery Barn-esque unit can transform any entry hall into that ‘mud room’ you’ve always wanted. And get this, PHG tells us the entire project took only 3 days to complete and cost a mere $300 bucks. Here’s the list of supplies she used to complete the project:
2 – 1 x 10″ x 12′ pine boards
3 – 1 x 10″ x 8′ pine boards
1 – 1 x 15″ x 8′ pine board
1 – 1 x 15″ x 4′ pine board
2 – 4′ x 8′ pre-primed masonite bead board sheets
1 box of 2″ screws
1 box of finish nails
6 – 1″ x 2″ x 8′ pine edging strips
1 – 8′ piece of decorative shelf moulding
1 – 8′ piece of trim moulding for the top shelf
Triple Coat Hooks
Do you have a ‘No Shoes Allowed’ rule in your house? If so, how about this rather erudite welcome mat demanding compliance to your decree?
'No Shoes' mat available at Signals for $39.95.
Have an apartment or older home with no entry closet? Check out Stacks and Stacks’ Entryway Organizer. At 16 inches deep and only $189 bucks, it is a great alternative to the cumbersome and pricey armoir. Available in two styles, these cubbies may be just what you’re looking for in stylish storage.