How to Make Your Hallway More Welcoming

Your hallway is the first thing that your guests see when they enter your house, so it would be wise to make it look very inviting so that your guests feel comfortable at all times. Fortunately, there are some simple tips that you can follow in order to make the hallway look and feel cozy, without having to make a hole in your budget. Here are some solutions for changing the decor in your hallway.

Colors

Walls should be painted in bright colors or neutral colors such as beige or white,  to create the illusion of more space. There are however some exceptions to this rule. If your hallway is large, you can choose between multiple shades of colors such as red or yellow. and if it’s too narrow you should stick to neutral shades. If you want something special for the walls of the hallway, you can use a fun wallpaper. The wallpaper is an easy and inexpensive solution. Paneling also works great for hallways, especially if you want to make the space look more rustic and cozy. These materials can be found in various colors and designs for all tastes.

Decorations

Well-chosen decorations can radically turn the layout of your hallway. One of the most popular ways to personalize your hallway is to hang on the wall several paintings of family members. This way your hall will become warmer and more inviting. For a classic look, just hang black and white photographs. Picture frames should also match with your home decor. If you want your hallway to look like an art gallery, you can hang wall art paintings and use several different lights to attract attention. You can also install more mirrors of different shapes and sizes to make the hallway look more unique. A colorful rug can radically change the look of the hallway. Don’t forget to install an umbrella holder, a special hanger for clothes and shoes. Also in the hall you can place a table near the door, onto which you have placed a vase with fresh flowers and a decorative plate to keep your mail and keys or a keyholder to keep your keys.

Lighting

Light plays an important role when decorating the hallway. You can opt between ceiling lights, wall or table lamps that have an unique design. For small hallways it is advisable to install several wall lamps that will add a touch of style to the atmosphere.To create a special atmosphere in the hallway you can hang a chandelier that will decorate the hallway, your guest will be definitely impressed.

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