18 Entryway Furniture Ideas Perfect for Offering a Stylish Welcome

When it comes to deciding on your next home makeover project, the chances are that your entryway is not on the list. After all, it tends to act simply as a dumping ground for shoes and coats, so as long as there are some hooks on the wall that’s all that matters right? Wrong. Entryways are the first thing that both you and your guests see when you enter your property, so why not show it some love with a new look inspired by one of these projects?

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1. Use Kitchen Cabinets

This project is a great example of how the right entryway furniture can make a huge difference to a home. A kitchen cabinet has been transformed into both a bench and

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2. Make a Relaxing Space

It is very easy to use a hallway as shoe and coat storage and nothing else, but why not utilize the space in a different way? This entryway furniture idea features a coat

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3. Turn a Shelving Unit into a Bench

This mudroom project features wallboards and a rustic feel perfect for a beachy look, but the centerpiece is undoubtedly a shelving unit which has been laid horizontally

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4. Transform Empty Wall Space

This project offers inspiration on transforming wall space that lies just inside a front door. Working on a blank canvas can be tough, but this user marked out her vision

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5. Creating an Entryway from Limited Space

No entryway? No problem! This project offers some hints on how to install entryway furniture in even the most difficult conditions, as this user only had a 30-inch wide

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6. Make a Multi-Purpose Mudroom

In contrast, this project is all about transforming a large mudroom space. After creating a hallway within the room, this Hometalker went on to install storage lockers

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7. Revamp a Dresser into Entryway Furniture

Finding the right entryway furniture is not always easy, but this project offers some great ideas on how to turn an antique dresser into the perfect option for a hallway.

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8. Build a Headboard Bench

Another project all about repurposing old items, this project is based on transforming an old headboard into a farmhouse-style bench which would be perfect as entryway

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9. Turn an Ikea Shelf into a Console

Ikea shelving units offer ideal storage in a range of situations, but this project highlights how a Kallax unit can easily be transformed into a console ideal for use as

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10. …Or Turn It into a Bench!

This project features another innovative idea for an Ikea Kallax unit, this time transforming it into a movable bench. After building the unit, this user purchased some

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11. Creating a Coat Rack for a Tight Space

Another perfect idea for if you have limited space; this project is all about creating a coat rack in a small apartment and ensuring the front door can still open. An

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12. Turn Crates into Entryway Furniture

Crates are so useful, and this project reveals how you can transform them into entryway furniture easily. After sanding the crates and applying a color of your choice,

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13. Use an Old Record Cabinet

Entryway furniture can come in all shapes and sizes and this project illustrates how an old record cabinet can be transformed into a stylish piece of storage. Wood from

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14. Transform a Coffee Table

This project came about after this Hometalker wished for entryway furniture which looked like her old coffee table. When the table began to split in storage, she realized

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15. Use a Foam Pad to Make an Entryway Bench

Having somewhere to put on your shoes is ideal for an entryway, and this project is all about creating a bench out of a handful of items. A foam mattress pad is added to

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16. Revamp an Old Entertainment Center

Hometalker VintageRustVa had a brainwave when she saw an old entertainment unit on Craigslist and she quickly set to work transforming it into entryway furniture. After

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17. A New Use for a Baby Bed

We’ve already seen how a headboard can be used to make a bench, but this project uses an entire baby bed. Hometalker Jeremy Hoffpauir created this impressive design

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18. Create a Table from Pallets

Wooden pallets are another versatile item which can be used in a number of ways, and this project demonstrates how you can create an impressive slim entryway table that

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