I am buying a house which I love, except for one thing.

My front door opens right into my LR, there is enough space to put up a wall but I think this would be too much, any ideas would be appreciated, room divider?

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Aug 16, 2017
    your question is cut off
  • Fiddledd224 Fiddledd224 on Aug 16, 2017
    Treat the first 5 feet or so like a foyer by putting in a small table and mirror, rug, small table lamp and plant. Like a small room vignette.
  • Nancy Nancy on Aug 16, 2017
    Maybe a 1/2 wall is sufficient. And you could add a large frame with either shelves or chicken wire. This would allow light and not make the entry feel closed off.
  • Amanda Amanda on Aug 16, 2017
    Are you able to block the door with some sort of cabinet? You could have the cabinet facing into the living room and then cover the back up with some sort of paneling.
  • Karen Rogers Karen Rogers on Aug 16, 2017
    I see shelving that's see thru and not heavy wood ,more like metal.can use for storage also .console on other side .looks more like a hall way instead of open space.
    • Terspest Terspest on Aug 16, 2017
      Thank you, that is definitely a good idea. I could lots of things with that.
  • Vrohde Vrohde on Aug 16, 2017
    If you reverse the door inside to outside and outside to inside it will swing out instead of in. t takes a little work to do that but it is worth it. I had the same problem with little room with it swinging in. Please make sure you paint it with a good exterior paint to protect it from the weather. If you have a porch that it will swing onto that works too. You also need to switch the locks. Hope this helps you. Have a great day.
  • Ptrish Ptrish on Aug 16, 2017
    I think a decorative shelving that allows for some closure but still allows openess
  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Jun 02, 2021


    Yes Screen of some kind (Timber and Glass)?

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