See the “Desperate” Transformation That Made This Hallway Cozy and Inviting (For $70!)Home Projects
"I desperately wanted to make this space look inviting and warm, and I needed something to store at least five pairs of shoes," the renter says.
Jun 7, 2024
A “Very Plain” Entryway's Cozy Redo Makes Guests Do a Double TakeHome Projects
You could do a similar project in any room.
May 17, 2024
Pottery Barn’s Gorgeous Shelf Creates an Entryway out of Thin AirOrganizing
It maximizes vertical space instead.
Mar 8, 2024
38 Stunning Apartment Entryway Ideas to Make a Good First ImpressionDesign Ideas
These will sure to impress all your houseguests.
Jan 23, 2024
24 Small Entryway Ideas to Make Any Entrance GrandDesign Ideas
A well-organized entryway, with zones for keys, mail, shoes, and outerwear, is a boon to any home. But if your place lacks a decently sized formal greeting spot (particularly ones without a dedicated coat closet), you can still carve out a transition area that will provide some simple storage along with a well-decorated hallway and entry point. Below, some small entryway ideas we love to get you started.
Jan 19, 2024
An Entryway with an “Outdated Vibe” Gets a Modern Limewash Makeover
This entryway goes from dated and beige to daring and bespoke.
Jan 13, 2024
12 Best Boot Trays for a Winter-Ready EntrywayOrganizing
They're stylish and functional!
Jan 3, 2024
This "Unexpected" $180 IKEA Find Is the Smartest Place To Store Shoes
You’d never guess that this furniture piece wasn’t originally intended for the use these homeowners came up with!
Jan 4, 2024
A Blank Entryway Gets a “Vibrant and Happy” DIY Makeover
Projects & Improvements
The welcoming entryway is now infused with the homeowner’s personality.
Jan 2, 2024
Ripping Out the Dated ‘80s Decor Gave Me the Entryway of My Dreams
Projects & Improvements
My friend told me my new entryway felt like a hotel in Europe. With that one kind compliment, all the stress of the reno was worth it.
Dec 3, 2023
A “Bootility Space” Makeover Hides a Boiler and Adds a Bench for $615
It’s utilitarian *and* pretty.
Nov 8, 2023
An Entryway’s $25 Paint Makeover Is a Bold Maximalist Statement
Projects & Improvements
It’s black, white, and bold all over.
Oct 26, 2023
15 Brilliant Hat and Coat Storage Ideas If You’ve Run Out of Closet SpaceOrganizing
When you don’t have a dedicated coat closet or efficient hallway storage solution, your entryway can quickly devolve into a jumble of coats, hats, and shoes that you’re tripping over. If you’re working with an especially cramped corner or narrow hall instead of a proper entryway, then it can be especially difficult to squeeze in some coat storage. That’s why it pays to explore other storage options to make the most of your limited square footage.
Oct 11, 2023
An IKEA HEMNES Gets the Look of Expensive Bone Inlay for Just $43
This once-plain shoe cabinet is now a stunning entryway statement piece.
Oct 3, 2023
12 Gourd-geous Fall Front Door Ideas to Greet the Season in Style
‘Tis the season to spruce up your front door with pumpkins, wreaths, candles, and more.
Sep 5, 2023
B&A: 4 Low-Lift Swaps Make This Entryway Feel More Open and Timeless
The goal was to accentuate the positives while adding seating and replacing the flooring and lighting.
Aug 28, 2023
B&A: A $2,500 Entryway Redo Rescues “A Beige Cave Disaster from 1979”
This DIYer’s only regret? Not doing her IKEA hack sooner.
Aug 4, 2023
B&A: A Builder-Grade Entryway Gets a Welcoming DIY Refresh for $2,000
Home Projects
A few DIY projects made a big difference in adding some warmth to this bare entryway.
Jul 27, 2023
The Sleek $70 Storage Solution That Instantly Decluttered My Entryway (It Fits 15 Pairs of Shoes!)
It's a must-have for small entryways.
Jul 27, 2023
B&A: A Bare Entryway Is Now Functional, Cozy, and Family-Friendly
Home Projects
This home blogger has great advice for creating an entryway that works for you.
Jul 21, 2023
B&A: A Dark Entryway's Sliding Doors Were Blocking a Beautiful Design Feature
"I love everything about it!" this homeowner says of her revamped entryway. "It’s gorgeous and light and has sweet personalized details."
Jul 6, 2023
4 Smart Hallway Redos That Show the Hidden Potential of Pass-Through SpacesProjects & Improvements
It's not just a hallway — it could also be a home bar, an office, or an organized storage space.
Jul 3, 2023
B&A: An Entryway’s Colorful Spruce-Up Has 3 Great Gallery Wall Tricks
Home Projects
A favorite travel destination inspired many pieces of this personality-packed gallery wall.
Jun 26, 2023
Here’s How to Make a Coat Closet Work Harder in a Small Space
Fake it ‘til you make it.
Jun 13, 2023
How This TikToker Created Storage in Her Less-than-11-Square-Foot Entryway
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It took three space-saving finds for under $100 to get it so functional.
May 22, 2023
B&A: This Blank Apartment Entryway Is Unrecognizable After a Daring Redo
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Are entryways the new powder rooms? (Which is to say, the new secret spots to go bold and create a jewel box within your home?) This entryway redo suggests yes!
May 20, 2023
B&A: This $500 Apartment Entryway Redo Is Maximalism for Clutter Haters
Home Projects
When you live in a small space, you see every inch of it regularly. And when some of those inches are more cluttered than you’d like them to be, it can be stressful — or just monotonous. See how one renter went for a maximalist-but-streamlined change of pace.
May 14, 2023
B&A: A Clever IKEA Hack Makes This Open Entryway Much More PracticalProjects & Improvements
This smart entryway redo is from YouTuber Alexandra Gater’s first book — and she gave Apartment Therapy an exclusive look at the project.
Apr 25, 2023
B&A: A Bland Entryway’s $750 Transformation Features Colorful Tiles From TravelProjects & Improvements
A DIY that's part souvenir and part statement piece.
Mar 25, 2023
This Is a Simple, Budget-Friendly Substitution for Fancy Shoe Storage in an EntrywayOrganizing
. If you're looking for a truly simple way to have your shoes easily accessible in your entryway — without a built-in or spending more than $50 — it's possible, and you can thank Hilton Carter, Apartment Therapy's resident Plant Therapist, for the inspiration.
Mar 13, 2023
These IKEA Cabinets Can Be More Than Just BookshelvesDesign Ideas
You probably haven't seen this before, but you might end up wanting to try it.
Feb 23, 2023
7 Outdated Entryway Features That Homebuyers Always NoticeReal Estate
They're ready for a refresh.
Feb 13, 2023
B&A: A Lively Refresh Brings out the Best in This Row Home's Beige Living RoomProjects & Improvements
The makeover blends traditional touches with modern embellishments.
Feb 5, 2023
B&A: A $475, One-Week Redo Turns an Uninviting Living Room into a Cozy Hangout
These homeowners transformed their living room in a week, thanks to the deadline of hosting family the following weekend. But the space has served them well past their hosting duties.
Jan 18, 2023
3 Entryway Accessories You Should Always Buy UsedReal Estate
According to home stagers.
Jan 14, 2023
This Entryway Features an Elegant, Updated Take on the Popular Painted ArchDesign Ideas
The internet's favorite paint project gets a personal, travel-inspired twist.
Jan 13, 2023
B&A: A Run-Down Mudroom's $300 Redo Brings Cottagecore Vibes Without the Clutter
Paint plus thrifty upcycles for the win.
Jan 10, 2023
B&A: Low-Cost DIYs and Bold Design Risks Pay off Big Time in this Hallway Redo
"Hallways are often overlooked when it comes to design, and I saw this as an opportunity to take some risks and make some bold design choices," this DIYer says.
Jan 8, 2023
10 of the Best Entryway Redos We Saw in 2022, Starting at Under $120Projects & Improvements
These makeovers feature clever organizing ideas, bold color choices, smart DIYs, and more.
Dec 21, 2022
B&A: This $0 Redo of an Old IKEA Rug Is Perfect Inspo for "Shopping Your Home"
This homeowner's project cost her $0 because she used what she already had. But even if you had to buy all new supplies, your project total will come in under $100.
Dec 15, 2022
B&A: A Small Entryway is Transformed with 1 Can of Paint and Other Easy UpgradesProjects & Improvements
The blank entryway got a little punch of cheer.
Nov 28, 2022
The Best Colors to Paint Your Entryway, According to Interior DesignersDesign Ideas
Yes, white is one of them, but you may be surprised by some of the other best entryway colors.
Nov 18, 2022
B&A: A Set of DIY Built-Ins Triples This Entryway's Storage Potential for $1,600
This homeowner built a custom bench in her entryway to make life easier for herself, her guests, and her cat.
Nov 15, 2022
B&A: A Stained Staircase Loses the Carpet and Gets a Modern Refresh for $60
The new staircases matches its 1970s A-frame house much better than the stained and carpeted "before."
Nov 11, 2022
10 Slim Console Tables That Are Perfect for Small SpacesDesign Ideas
Convinced you can't fit a table in your tiny entryway? These 10 slim console tables might change your mind.
Nov 3, 2022
B&A: A Built-In Bench Majorly Upgraded One Family's Entryway for Under $500
This built-in project helps keep a family of five highly organized.
Oct 30, 2022
B&A: A $150 Entryway Project Has a Clever Trick for Displaying Photos and Art
"I got this project done within a week of thinking of it because I was just so excited about it," this DIYer says. "It didn't take long at all to install. I did it all by myself with no help — that's how easy it was!"
Oct 23, 2022
10 Space-Saving (and Stylish!) Coat Racks That Will Corral Your Jacket Collection
They're perfect for apartment dwellers, too!
Oct 18, 2022
B&A: A Plain White Entryway's Redo Makes Its 1910s Features Shine
Now, it's historic AND bold. It sets the tone for the rest of the jewel-toned home.
Oct 13, 2022
We’re Calling It: Pachira Aquatica Is the Easiest Indoor TreePlants & Yard
If you’re exploring indoor trees for your home but aren’t sure where to begin, trust us when we say that the Pachira Aquatica is the tree you want. It is virtually kill-proof, relatively tidy, and grows as large (or as small) as you want. They are also pretty much immune to the most common cause of black thumbs: over-watering (hey, we’ve all been there).
Oct 5, 2022
B&A: A Useless Entryway Spot Gets a Practical, Storage-Packed Redo for $300
"I love the classic look and the added closed storage," this DIYer says of her innovative railing swap.
Oct 2, 2022
4 Front Entryway Mistakes Real Estate Agents Wish You Wouldn’t Make Real Estate
They're easy to sidestep, if you will.
Oct 2, 2022
B&A: A Once-Neutral Entryway Now Packs a Punch with an Unexpected Color Combo
"When guests walk in, they're usually like ... 'woah,'" this homeowner says of the after.
Sep 23, 2022
11 Halloween Doormats That’ll Spook Up Your EntrywayDesign Ideas
These picks are scary good.
Sep 20, 2022
9 Tiny Entryways with Seriously Big Organization IdeasOrganizing
These teeny spaces are chock full of inspiration.
Sep 19, 2022
B&A: $600 Later, an Inefficient Entryway Closet Is a Functional Design Feature
Don't you just love when form meets function?
Sep 16, 2022
This Entryway Staple Could Transform Your Small Bathroom Design Ideas
Who knew this piece could function so well in a bathroom?
Sep 14, 2022