Anne Thornton, Hou Qi sometimes dreams of organizing a mud house or getting into the hall just because it means I have one that goes into the hall or mud room.
But those of us who desire such a space do not need to move or transform to get such a space.
On the contrary, creative furniture placement, and even redesigned closets, can create the feeling of a real entrance.
See how five homeowners and rent r do this in their own home.
Related: greet guests with quirky doormats.
Claim the closet.
Julian Francis and Patrick Foley decided to sacrifice the entrance closet of the house they rented at Menlo Park, California, to get the entrance to land.
They removed the door and changed the closet to an entrance corner.
"I think it is important to have a place to throw keys when you walk into the door, so they are always in the same place," Francis said . ".
Now, the redesigned closet is an attractive niche
The first thing you see when you open the front door --
There is a table, hat, artwork and a bowl for storing keys.
Decorative, non-functional lamps hanging above the door frame.
New hooks on the wall behind the front door can be used to store coats.
Chandelier: ceramic barn;
Art of back wall
Vintage Selce bottle: alamida antique
Imitate the wall with storage.
Building more walls in the house can be counter-instinct, especially less than 1,000 square feet of walls like this apartment in Tel Aviv, Israel.
But homeowner Rotem Solarchik and interior designer Dana Gutman have decided to do so as they carry out a full renovation of their house, including opening up a corridor leading to two bedrooms and a bathroom.
There is a new Home Office next to the front door, but they want a way to separate the two spaces while having visiting customers taste their aesthetics and expertise upon arrival.
They had a carpenter make a glass. and-
The Pine storage unit also has a locker right next to the door to divide the space and display their work.
"We want our customers to see the mix of materials as soon as they enter our home," Solarchik said . ". 3.
Define the entrance with bookcase.
While living in the loft in New York City sounds like a dream to many of us, there are still some practical challenges due to the absence or very few internal walls. Built-
Living in an open room is stressful.
Related: separate an open floor plan with bookshelves Andrew Holden and Perry Lowe, and solve these problems with a low bookshelf in the attic in Downtown Brooklyn.
Not only does it store a part of their extensive library, it also defines the entrance area and separates it slightly from the living area and the rest of the attic. 4.
Borders the sofa.
Hanging hooks, a folding chair and a folding chair on the wall, in the bungalow of Lonnie and Geran McConnell in Becker Field, California, this gave home to five
Wall prints, desk lamps and decorative accessories create an inviting entrance for guests.
From the inside of the living room, the sofa makes most things invisible, works of art and decorative accessories peeping from above, just like peeping from the sofa table.
From the front door, the sofa is like a barrier, loosely re-
Creates the feeling of entering the hall, so you don't feel like you are walking into the middle of the house.
Carpet area: Target
Use this wall.
Willie and Melissa haisike combined our 985-square-
Hiking rentals in Nashville, Tennessee.
Like the previous home, the front door leads directly to the living room.
Instead of adding a large piece of storage furniture and a sofa, they placed wall storage on either side of the entrance and an armchair on the other side.
Willie built a multi-purpose shelf that includes hooks for coats and scarves, as well as shelves that showcase artwork and personal souvenirs.
Other smaller decorative items are placed under the shelf to help the feeling of entering the room.
Original article about Houzz.