The entrance to your home is one of the most important areas of the house, because it is the first room visitors and guests see. Here are some tips and ideas on how to make your entryway the room that everyone will envy:

1.DIY Decor Ideas

Are you one of those creative souls, with a flare for do-it-yourself talent? Revamp your entryway with some of these handy DIY decor ideas to add that extra creative accent to the first room your guests see in your house:

Personalized Frame Gallery:

For an entryway with lots of wall space, a personalized frame gallery is an excellent way to create a welcoming atmosphere, and showcase the love and adventures in your family. Frames can be purchased at the dollar store, and it is up to you how you create the gallery. For some ideas how to make your gallery, click here.

Add some Green

For a cheap and easy way to brighten up your entryway, why not add some plants? From wall hangings, to repurposed ladders, there are many ways to stage greenery in your entryway. For some inspiration and DIY ideas on how to display plants in your entryway, click here

Add a Bench

If your entryway has a bit more space, a bench is a fantastic way to organize your shoes, while providing a place for people to sit and get ready to go out. There are many ways to make your own bench, including turning an old bookshelf into one, upcycling a kitchen cabinet, or using repurposed wood. Click here for multiple tutorials on how to create your entryway bench.

2. Organize and Declutter

There are many ways to keep your entryway tidy, without having to get rid of your favourite pairs of shoes. Adding a storage bench with baskets can help reduce the clutter, and create a visually appealing way to store everything. If you add a few hooks above the bench, you can hang your favourite coats up and out of the way of visitors. For an entryway with less wall space, a standalone coat rack is great for hanging jackets, and for all the accessories, you can use storage boxes. The website,  Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body Has some excellent ideas for maximizing the storage potential for a variety of entryways.

3. Add Some Colour

One of the best ways to make your entryway welcoming to your guests is to add a bit of colour to it. This can be done in a number of ways, depending on the space and the design of the room. For areas with a lot of extra space, add some colourful furniture, floral accents, or a catch all tray, like this easy DIY one. For the smaller, cozier space, try adding a nice accent rug, or painting the walls or your door a pastel colour. For more inspiration and ideas about putting more colour into your home, you can click here

4. Decorate Without Breaking the Bank

No one says that redecorating has to be something that costs an arm and a leg! If you are on a tight budget, but still want to make your home entryway the room everyone will be talking about, here are some tips on how to decorate without breaking the bank:

Stick to DIY projects

A lot of the decorations you see at HomeSense or IKEA have potential to be DIY projects. Pinterest is full of ideas how to create furniture, decorations, and accents on a budget Whether it is creating your own family photo wall, organization and storage, or accent cushions, there is always a cheaper way to do it.

Shop at the Dollar Store

If you are looking for inexpensive way to decorate, dollar stores are a great place to start! Places like the Dollar Tree and Dollarama have fantastic prices on photo frames, wall decals, and floral accents. Prudent Penny Pincher is a website that offers 100 ideas on home decor that you can purchase and make with dollar store items.

Spring is the best time of year to reorganize and revamp some of the rooms in your house, so whether it is adding colour, making your own decor, or reorganizing, this is the perfect time to make your home entryway the room that you always dreamed of, in a house like the ones Falconcrest Homes is famous for providing.

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