First impressions are everything.
1. Hang up your hats.
2. Add open shelving to an awkward nook.
3. Use a narrow console table as a landing strip for keys and decor accents.
4. Create a DIY hook board to prevent further damage to your drywall.
5. Decorative storage baskets keep shoes hidden from sight.
6. Opt for matching accent chairs instead of a bench.
7. Large-scale artwork lends character to a blank wall.
8. IKEA’s Vittsjö shelf unit is an affordable (and easy-to-hack) entryway option.
9. A geometric-tiled entryway packs a punch.
10. An oversized mirror makes a small entryway appear brighter and more spacious.
11. A shoe rack with a flat top allows you to display plants and other items.
12. Paint the inside of your front door in a bold hue.
13. Throw down a rug for added warmth and texture.
14. Choose interesting light fixtures.
15. If you have an open entryway, try a round table.
16. Salvaged lockers are the definition of old school cool.
17. Fake an entryway with a floating shelf and a few hooks.
18. No space for a bench? Try a footstool instead.
19. Add softness to the space with throw pillows and a sheepskin throw.
20. Indoor plants provide a pop of color.
21. Mount vintage crates to the wall for extra storage.
22. Play with paint in unexpected places.
23. And finally, DIY this storage bench to corral shoes that pile up at the door.