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Designing your entryway with Scandinavian style

The entryway is a significant space in our home since it is the first place when entering the house, where we leave everything we bring from outside, and it is also where we receive our guests. When you open the door to receive them, what is the first thing you will see? The entryway should look good, but the most important thing is that it is functional and well organized. What better example than creating an entryway in Scandinavian style? For that reason I will give you a list of furniture and accessories to achieve it:

Shoe storage

A characteristic of Scandinavian culture, like Japanese culture and in countries like Germany, is to leave the shoes at the house’s entrance. Whether for hygiene or comfort reasons, it is a habit that we could copy in these moments where the health issue is in the foreground.

We know that, for the routine of going out and coming home to study, work, with the children, shopping, etc., we need a space to put our shoes on. Having a shoe rack or storage allows you to save space and hide all the shoes you need to have on hand in the entryway. Another option is to have an open shelf if you have a few shoes that you need to have when entering or leaving the house.

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Shoe tray

We want our entryway to be tidy and clean. For this reason, when entering our house, the ideal would be to leave our shoes on a tray and thus avoid making the place dirty from dust, mud, or snow.
The shoe trays are designed to place one or more pairs of shoes according to our needs. The measurements also vary in length and width, some have designs, and you can choose any of them according to your preferences.

Shoe tray
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Rugs

Having a rug at the entryway or in the hall gives a special touch to our space. For your safety, put a non-slip under your rugs.

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Storage for slippers (if you wear them inside the home)

Coming home after a long day and changing your shoes for your favorite slippers is the most comfortable thing. It is essential to have close by your slippers and your family. You could put them in a basket that can be open or closed, and with a handle, you can also use an organizer box.

Wicker baskets add a natural touch to your space, which we look for to highlight the Scandinavian style.

Organizer boxes: They will help us a lot in keeping everything organized. To maintain the Scandinavian style, we select neutral colors such as white, gray, and black.

We could place the baskets or boxes next to the entrance or shoe rack.

Storage for slippers
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Bench

We come home exhausted after a long day and need a chair or bench to sit down to take off our shoes. Place a wooden chair or bench next to your shoe rack that can be high or low but is comfortable. If you want, you can add a cushion as a decorative element.

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Storage for outerwear

It is essential to have space in the entryway to put the clothes or our guests’ clothes. If you don’t have a closet in your hall or one that is very narrow to hang these clothes, then the coat racks are a great solution. You can also hang bags, backpacks, etc.

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Wall coat racks: Different coat rack designs will stand out in your entryway. Choose the ones that best match the rest of the furniture and finishes in your entrance.

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Standing coat racks: If your entrance is wide, you could place a standing coat rack that will also be used to put more accessories and stand out very well in your space due to its measures.

Organizer for accessories

We need a space to put scarves, gloves, sunglasses or umbrellas. Accessory organizers can be mounted to the wall on a shelf. We can also place it on a bookcase or the shoe storage so that it does not take up space or install it behind the closet door (if you have one).

Hangers or parasol holders: Some designer parasol holders come with shelves; thus, you can place umbrellas, parasols, and other accessories.

Organizer for accessories 01
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Mirror and frames

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Mirror and frames 01
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Frames: You can add a little gallery wall in your entryway.

Board: A small board will be great for writing notes or reminders.

Shelf for small items

We can find shelf designs that have key hangers. These shelves allow you to have more decorative elements such as pots or books.

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