When it comes to choosing the perfect lighting for an entryway, start by considering the scale of the entryway along with any furniture, artwork or mirrors that you might want to highlight. Select fixtures that complement the architecture and design of your home while casting the right glow. You won’t find a strict set of rules that tell you exactly what type of fixture to use in every situation, but Pottery Barn has some entryway lighting ideas to get you thinking about your options.
Store shoes, bags, and accessories in baskets on a console. - For style and function, store everything from purses and gloves to stacks of mail and shoes in matching baskets. Easy, obvious, and yet totally impactful. Build a DIY wooden boot rack - If you want to keep your winter boots (or summer sneakers, for that matter) organized and easy to grab when you’re rushing out the door for an impromptu snowball fight, this DIY wooden boot rack is exactly what you need. Stephanie Lynn features her boot rack outside, but you can easily display it below your coat rack or next to a storage bench. If you decide to keep the boot rack inside, remember to place a tray beneath the rack to collect melted snow, dirt, and dust so your entryway floor stays clean.