Pastel or softer colors look better in flat paint. Chocolate brown or very dark colors, I think look better with a little shine to them. The satin or semi finish will keep them from looking dreary by reflecting light around the room. Painting is the most cost effective way to give your room lots of impact. You may want to select a striking wallpaper pattern in keeping with the color scheme of the rest of the home. Stripes are great for adding volume and height.
If you have a large house with windows or doorways facing the entrance, place huge chandeliers in such a way that they can be viewed well from outside. Your attractive spiral foyer lighting is sure to grab the attention of many passersby! You can also add depth and character to your foyer just by opting spiral foyer chandeliers. The sparkling transparent crystals and the reflecting light throughout the entryway, look extremely flattering. Yet, colorful and trendy foyer lighting will be even more welcoming.