our favorite entryway paint color ideas
Ten uplifting concepts for a redefined space.
Published Oct 5, 2014 4:14 PM
When you only have one shot at a first impression, make it count with a fresh coat of paint. Get inspired with these bright ideas and bring your space to life!
A soothing shade of teal instills tranquillity with a welcoming tone.
“Bella blue” by Benjamin Moore
shades of gray
A unique combination of sophisticated neutrals inspires an elegant space with a hint of color.
Paint color (gray wall):
“Blackened estate emulsion” by Farrow & Ball
Paint color (cream trim and baseboard): “
Pointing” by Farrow & Ball
Paint color (taupe paneling):
“Shaded white” by Farrow & Ball
The versatility of an all-white space encourages creative freedom with design. Offset the bare with bold statement pieces and patterned upholstery.
“Blackened” by Farrow & Ball
color in focus
Mudrooms don’t have to live up to their name. This overlooked space is transformed with a lively color accent.
We’re loving the whimsical antlers that double as hooks!
Paint color: “
Alizarin red” by AC Moore
Downplay the intensity of dark colors, with soft tones in surrounding rooms.
Paint color (living room):
“Zephyr” by Behr
Paint color (study):
“Delicious Berry” by Behr
Paint color (bedroom):
“Pear #400A-3” by Behr
a staircase diy
No rug, no problem! Roll out the red carpet with a fresh coat of paint.
Paint color (red stairs):
“Redstone regal” by Benjamin Moore
Bentwood finishes stays clear acrylic polyurethane low luster sealant by Benjamin Moore
Vintage details add a polished finish to monotone schemes.
“Glacier sand” by Pratt & Lambert
define with color
A dominant hue establishes clear boundaries within ambiguous spaces.
“Myth” by Pratt & Lambert
easy window treatments
Pass on the space-consuming drapes and opt for simple decals to frame the windows and doors.
Paint color (walls): “Navajo white” by Benjamin Moore;
Paint color (floors):
“Chocolate floor stain” by Benjamin Moore
Heavily saturated colors focalize the contemporary decor, as the vertically stacked prints establish a sense of balance in cluttered areas.
Paint color: “
Tuder brown” by Benjamin Moore