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Entryways 82 Ideabooks

We’ve all seen them in the black and white movies of the Prohibition Era. The scene plays out like this: A nervous couple knocks on a heavy door off a quiet street or alley. A tough guy with a stubbly beard and a cigar clenched between his teeth opens a small door set within the door, peers out and growls, “What’s...
Room of the Day: This Mudroom Is Just Plain Hot
To be honest, saying a mudroom is swoonworthy is a bit like saying Uggs are sexy. Like a fleece-lined boot, the mudroom does a job, but seldom does the utilitarian space inspire a second look. But we challenge any parent out there to gaze at the mudroom...
Put On a Good Face: Design Principles for Home Fronts
We spend so much time focused on fixing up the insides of our houses, we sometimes overlook what people see as they approach the front. The focal point of any home is the entry, so that’s a great place to start, as it sets the mood and look for your...
Watch an Entryway Bar Transform Into a Table for Two
Most architects become famous by designing humongous museums or concert halls. But New York architect Michael Chen is highly sought after for small-scale projects that he calls architectural appliances...
Room of the Day: The Most Flexible Foyer Ever
When Kimberly Saunders DuBose, a designer for Ethan Allen in Wilmington, North Carolina, was asked to reimagine a garage as a living space, both her design skills...
More Room Makes an Eichler Even More Livable
Architect John Klopf knows Joseph Eichler’s work well. Having worked on more than 50 remodels of homes by the midcentury...
Grand Entry Elements: Newel Posts Past and Present
Erika Lusthoff, private curator for the Jay W. Christopher Collection, recalls the first time she really noticed a newel post. “It was in an antique store, and there were a whole pile...
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Entryway Touches Anyone Can Do
In case the diagnosis of Acute Houzz Envy is new to you, here’s the deal. Looking at gorgeous rooms for so many hours can lead to feeling forlorn about one’s own home — that it will never look as lovely as the photos online without piles of...
10 Easy Decorating Ideas for a Festive Entryway
Between holiday parties, friends' dropping in and overnight houseguests, our homes are on display more than ever this time of year. Make a fun first impression with chic, festive entryway decor that will last all season long. Whether you want to make...
15 Doggone-Good Tips for a Pet Washing Station
This is going to sound harsh, but your dog stinks. Don't feel bad — it's natural, and you are nice to let him swim in that creek and run in the mud and roll around in yucky things. You don't notice anymore, because your schnoz is used to it. But when...
8 Ideas for High-Functioning Mudrooms
Mudrooms help us transition from our adventures in the great outdoors to the comforts inside our homes. But when packed with clever built-ins, space-maximizing storage and nifty organizers, a mudroom can also become a high-functioning,...
12 Ideas to Make a Great Entrance
You get only one chance to make a first impression. That old saying applies to houses as well as people. It doesn't matter if your house is big or small; the entry can set the tone for the full house experience. I may be guilty of being too emotional...
Bewitching Halloween Entryways by Houzzers
Houzzers, you answered our call! Thank you for sharing your creative Halloween entryways with us. I have been having a ball checking out all of your decorations, from inviting harvest displays to decor made to frighten off the most intrepid visitors....
Entryway Appeal Can Hinge on a Pivot Door
The pivot door is a dramatic alternative to common exterior doors that swing or slide open. They can be larger and made out of metal, stone and other materials heavier than typical swing doors, because they are held up from below in lieu of being hinged...
Home Setups That Serve You: Designing the Entryway
It's easy to think you need to live like a robot to have a beautiful home, but that's not the case! The design for your home should always support your unique lifestyle. Designing a house that embraces your life and look is easy: Notice how you live....
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