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5 Ways to Create an Inviting Entryway with Lighting

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5 Ways to Create an Inviting Entryway with Lighting

[/su_column] [/su_row] [su_row] [su_column size=”1/1″] If you’re preparing to remodel your home, set aside time to focus on your entryway! This space is often the first room your guests see when you welcome them in. Not only does your entryway serve a useful purpose, but it also presents an introduction to the design displayed in the rest of your home. Consider these five tips as you seek to enhance your entryway.
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Image courtesy of Toll Brothers featuring Equinox chandelier.

1. Install a dimmer to adjust entryway lighting and create a calming effect for your guests as they enter the front door.
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Image courtesy of Southern Romance featuring Roxbury collection.

2. Use one or several fixtures as a focal point for the room, such as a stunning chandelier or a grouping of dazzling pendants.
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Image courtesy of West Point Homes featuring Inspire chandelier.

3. Leverage indirect lighting to fill the space and avoid any shadows or dark corners.
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Image courtesy of Susan Wilson Interiors, Stephen Alexander Homes featuring Fortune chandelier.

4. Pay attention to your ceiling color, as this will be amplified by the lighting fixtures you use.
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Image courtesy of Arthur Rutenberg Homes.

5. Avoid downlights, or the “runway look,” which can cause harsh shadows instead of creating a warm and welcoming room.

Check out our Style By Room: Entryway Pinterest board for more ideas!

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