Simple Entryway Makeover

small entryway with wooden bench, wood slat wall shelf, and plantI’m finallyyyy getting around to sharing my brother’s entryway makeover today! I shared a bit about it on IG last month and then as usual, things took a bit longer than expected. But after months of staring at my brother’s entryway that had basically become a storage area, I just had to do something about it! He said he wanted something to sit on in that corner and maybe something on the wall… 🤣 ha! His home decor requests are quite easy to fulfill. So I worked on a couple DIY projects to meet those requests and this is what we got! I’ll be sharing the tutorials for the DIYs over the next couple weeks!small entryway with wooden bench, wood slat wall shelf, and plantI started by moving out all of the old clutter that was in the space. Then I patched holes and painted over those spots on the wall. I made a super simple wooden bench as that was the main request for the space and then added in a wall shelf that is perfect to function as both wall decor and offers some storage and display options! I tried to stay really simple on everything to keep it a space that my brother would use and enjoy. Topped it off with a faux fiddle leaf, a thrifted rug, and a neutral throw pillow!

Don’t miss the video of the makeover and the before and after photos of the space below!
small entryway with wooden bench, wood slat wall shelf, and plantbefore and after entryway makeover, small white corner areabefore and after entryway makeover, small white corner areasmall entryway with wooden bench, wood slat wall shelf, and plantSlat Wall Shelf – DIY
Wooden Bench – DIY
Faux Leather Lumbar Pillow – DIY


  • FloranetThursday, August 8, 2019 - 5:09 am

    Amazing work!! Looking for more from you.ReplyCancel

  • Emma van SteenSunday, August 11, 2019 - 5:33 am

    I love how fresh and inviting this entrance hall is. But i am particaulrly in love with the wall organiser, do you have DIY details for how to make this, its fantastic!ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathWednesday, August 14, 2019 - 12:58 pm

      Yes! We’ll be sharing the DIY next week!ReplyCancel

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