Skip Nav
Barack Obama
The Obamas Traded the White House For This $5.3M Mansion
Everything But the House
6 Rules to Follow When Downsizing Your Belongings
Celebrity Homes
19 Jaw-Dropping Photos That Prove Lisa Vanderpump Lives the Most Fantastical Life of All the Real Housewives

Midday Muse: Heed to Your Hallway

I often feel that hallways are the most ignored spaces in our homes. If anything, we paint the walls, hang a photograph or piece of artwork, and set a console table there with a lamp. And "landing strips" are neither inventive nor novel; they're just something that evolves when we ditch our stuff at the front door. So, it's nice to see a little creativity in the hallway every now and then. I'm quite impressed by these two hallway images from Living Etc. In one, a quirky tree-shaped coat rack personifies the space, a vintage boot stand is interesting yet functional, and a glass display table makes odds and ends look decorative rather than messy. In the other, using a garden trellis to hang keys, coats, postcards, and pictures, and dragging the fur rug out of the living room, is thinking outside of the box. I know there are some of you who prefer to have traditional, formal homes . . . but even then, why not infuse them with a personality? Your hallways and foyers are the first impression your guests have when they come to your home, and the last when they leave; make them memorable.
Source

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
katedavis katedavis 8 years
I can't wait until we have a home we own that I can decorate- I have a whole "file" in Journler filled with inspiration for a foyer. These pics are going in too.
hanako66 hanako66 8 years
LOVE that tree coat rack...do you know where it is from?
Before and After: An Entrance Hallway Interior Door Painted Black
Hallway Painting Before and After
Before and After: ChicConservator's Hallway Makeover
Midday Muse: Front Door Fun
Ask Casa:  Color For a Dark Hallway
Guess What's Hiding Here?
Midday Muse: In Like a Lion

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Home & Garden
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds