Some things are better with age. That is how antique stuff is even more beautiful as they age. However, filling your entryway with all-genuine antique furniture is going to be hard so why not mix it with some modern furniture which goes well with the antique look.
Read along because here are stunning entryway ideas that will take your home to the bygone era.
1. Antique Long Bench in Entryway
The most important antique piece that you should find is the long bench. For the rest, you can use modern stuff, like the coat hanger with a wooden plate. If you can find a hanger with a long plate, then you can use the upper surface as a decoration shelf.
You can put small plants and various framed photographs there. However, to make it look antique, make sure to edit the photo to sepia or black and white.
2. Antique Cabinet in Small Foyer
If your foyer is small, having an antique cabinet is enough. Just like most antique cabinets, this cabinet has a lot of compartments and you can use to store your shoes, bags, or hats.
If you can’t find one, it’s easy enough to replicate. Just build a cabinet with the exact design and to make it look like an original antique piece, you can put an old photo and candles on cabinet. If you want to put plant, using a clear glass vase might be a good idea.
3. Antique Mirror/Coat Hanger in Entryway
Sometimes, having an antique piece is not only because how the classic look is aesthetically pleasing, but also because how efficient it is. For example, this antique mirror that is also a coat hanger. The upper part is a mirror frame with traditional design. However, you can also put small golden hooks on it so you can hang your keys there. As for the lower part, the hooks are big enough to hang your scarves, hats, or even coats. Another decoration you might want to add is a vase of tall branches.
So, if you are a fan of antique style, then hopefully these entryway ideas can inspire you. You can either use original antique pieces or build new ones with the same style.