Better Homes and Gardens Color
Space Related Challenges, Though they tend to be small, front foyers and back door entryways pose design dilemmas aplenty. These come on in spaces, which connect to the outdoors and to other rooms, play important roles in how your home looks, feels and functions. You can turn an entryway into a hospitable hub that harmonizes with whole through strategic placement of color and pattern. Look into the entryway from outside. Note visible walls and architectural elements in adjoining spaces to take in connections that will need addressing. Friendly Greeting. No hues say “Say awhile” , than warm tones; cozy up entries by introducing reds, yellows and oranges on walls, fabrics and area rugs. Draw from this scheme as you decorate adjacent spaces shifting wall colors to maximize impact. Establish Style and Tone. Entryways whether grand or diminutive provide a place for announcing your preference for formal or casual interiors. Consider how you can use fabric patterns, and color schemes. Refine charm, contemporary spirit or informal appeal.