Make Your First Impression Count

April 1, 2019

When you want to add the “wow” factor to your Toronto home or office, one of the fastest ways to do it is to refresh your entryway with a new splash of paint following a carefully planned design. At ColourWorks Painting Design, we can design and paint an amazing foyer that can transform your existing structure into something warm and welcoming.

Consider what statement you would like to make with your entryway. Would you like it to be sunny and bright or daring and powerful? This is the time to set the pace for the rest of the house. Don’t go safe and follow the same neutrals as in every other room. Kick off the house with the kind of foyer design that truly makes you feel welcomed home.

Stately Colonial

Creams, grays and browns are the basis for any classic Colonial-style entryway. Use distressed, fatigued or whitewashed applications on a piece of furniture to carry the vintage theme and draw interest. Make use of the paint design on the staircase to showcase it as a focal point as in days gone by.

Accessorize: Use those antiques to carry the theme. Wood, bronze or metal fixtures all work together to make a beautiful statement.

Exuberant Welcome

A pulsing hue of red, a shocking electric aqua or a pleasingly light turquoise can all create a cheerful front hallway that draws people into the exciting bath of colour. Temper it with black and white furniture or a winsome neutral for a design that does all the work for you.

Accessorize: Try adding mirrors to double the drama or to bring in a calming colour reflected from an adjacent room. Add a complementary neutral on the ceiling to keep things light.

Peaceful Organization

After a busy day of hectic sensory overload, walking into a refreshingly uncluttered space can be a blessing. Try sinking into a gorgeous greige or be enveloped in a melting chocolate colour. Accent it with a crisp, white trim. You may be surprised at how a restful atmosphere welcomes you at the end of a long day.

Accessorize: Bring in antique fixtures, shiny brass or a soft-hued area rug to add to your refreshing design.

Exotic Travels

Use your love for other cultures by embracing an entryway that touches on the world. Try a stormy gray with clean white trim and ceiling as a neutral canvas to highlight your treasures. Bring in the warmth of the outdoors with a soft gold-bronze colour or a muted spicy yellow. Or, set the backdrop with a dark woods green colour on the door and sunny tan and wispy gray for walls and trim.

Accessorize: Now is the time to use that beautiful conversation piece that you picked up in your travels. Consider Moroccan tiles or bamboo parquet for a beautiful and easy-to-clean floor.

Get your free consultation today!

The entryway is the first thing your guests see and it sets the tone for the whole house. Let us help you design a winning combination to welcome friends in a way that showcases your style. Give us a call today at (416) 920-4482 or email us to schedule your free initial consultation. Or, ask us for a quote. Your team at ColourWorks Painting Design is ready to go to work on your foyer to create a marvelous first impression.

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