We are done! Finally, after almost 3 months, we are done updating the entryway. We strayed away from the plan a bit, but we love the results. Check it out:
Instead of paying over $250 dollars on a mural for a feature wall, we made this “piece of art” from a shower curtain! Tutorial to come. I painted the walls West Coast Grey from Dulux.
Liam was sceptical at first, but I thought a glossy black front door would look so chic. I think he approves now; it gives the room a bold elegance. The brass doorknob was replaced, and the bright and playful carpet is from Ikea.
We also constructed this console table out of black pipe from the hardware store and a 50+ year-old wood beam from the old cottage dock. Tutorial to come.
I left the table styling pretty simple. The mirror is from Wicker Emporium, and I hope ties in the wood and grey walls. The leaves motif also works with the autumn inspiration I originality had for the room. The orchid adds a natural element, but I’m not sure how well it will do in a chilly front hall. The geode I picked up at Home Sense and I absolutely love it. It appeals to the science-geek in me, works with the nature theme, and picks up the blue in the rug.
Guest slippers are neatly tucked away in a cute Ikea basket. We lucked out that the colours already went well with the room. The electrical plate got updated, and all the baseboards and trim got a fresh coat of Dulux white paint.
I absolutely love my entryway now, it really sets a tone that I want to carry through into the rest of the house; modern/rustic/whimsy is a tone right?I kinda just want to hang out in there all the time. But like our Powder Room Reno, the entryway isn’t a room we can really hang out or be social in. We probably need to take a little bit of a renovation break (to maintain finances and sanity), but we are itching to do-over the dinning room. Stay tuned!