Hamptons Style Entrances
When you enter a home, it sets the mood and the tone for the rest of the house. You can convey your sense of style and your aesthetic right away with a well-designed entryway.
Unfortunately, your entry may not get the design attention it deserves.We have collated some of the most beautiful entrances we could find and suggested 4 elements to create a dreamy Hamptons inspired entrance.
Elements That Will Create The Perfect Hamptons Style Entryway
1. Console Tables and Cabinets
Adding a console table or a cabinet which can serve as storage but also a statement piece is an ideal place to start.
Top it with a pair of table lamps so that you can warm up the entryway with ambient lamp lighting rather than relying only on overhead lighting. The Hamptons style often emphasizes a sense of flow and continuity between indoor and outdoor spaces. Placing a console table in the entryway that complements the design elements used throughout the rest of the home helps establish this sense of connection and harmony.
Image via Natasha Levak
From console tables to richly textured seating with style coordinates such as blue and white ginger jars and lamps, we at Lavender Hill Interiors have many of the most elegant and chic items similar to those used in these entryway inspiration pictures.
Oak 3 Drawer Console Table
White 3 Drawer Console Table
Convenience:Seating in the entryway can make it easier for people to take a moment to gather themselves before entering or leaving the house. It's a convenient place to put down bags, packages, or other items while getting ready.
Atmosphere: A well-designed entryway with seating can create a warm and inviting atmosphere for both residents and guests. It sets a positive tone for anyone entering the home.
Decoration and Style: Entryway seating can be an opportunity to showcase your personal style and enhance the overall aesthetic of your home. It can be a decorative element that complements the rest of your interior design.
Lavender Hill Interiors Storage Ottomans styled with Oak 3 Drawer Console Table and Bloom Linen Empire Shades on our Newport Lamps
Lavender Hill Interiors Small Rattan Armchair styled with Oak Tall Boy - Great storage and seating solutions for your entryway.
Lavender Hill Interiors Oak 3 Drawer Console Table with Blue Hydrangea Storage Ottomans
Many entryway benches or seats come with built-in storage compartments. These can be used to store shoes, umbrellas, bags, or other items, helping keep the space orgainsed and clutter free. Lavender Hill's inovative storage cubes are the ideal storage/seating and decorative items for your entryway.
3. Mirrors, Artwork and Flowers
The combination of mirrors, artwork, and flowers can transform your entryway into a visually appealing and functional space that sets a positive tone for your home. It's a way to express your personality, make a statement, and create a warm and inviting atmosphere for both you and your guests.
Mirrors can make a small or narrow entryway appear larger and more open by reflecting light and creating a sense of depth. A mirror in the entryway also allows you to quickly check your appearance before leaving the house.
Artwork adds a personal touch to your entryway, showcasing your style and interests to guests right from the moment they enter. The right artwork can set the tone for your home and create your style, whether it's a cozy, modern, or eclectic atmosphere.
Flowers and plants bring a touch of nature indoors, adding beauty and a sense of vitality to your entryway. Fresh flowers create an inviting and hospitable atmosphere, making guests feel welcomed and appreciated.
Designer Boys Artworks
Felecia Aroney Artworks
4. Ginger Jars, Lamps and General Decor
image by Randi Garret Design
Ginger jars are classic, timeless pieces that exude a sense of traditional elegance. Their intricate designs, often featuring blue and white patterns, add a touch of sophistication to the entryway, setting the tone for the rest of the home. The Hamptons style is heavily influenced by coastal living.
Ginger jars and other decor items can evoke a coastal ambiance, reminding you of the nearby beach and ocean. This adds to the relaxed and airy feel that is characteristic of Hamptons interiors. Ginger jars and lamps as well as decorative items contribute to visual interest and depth in the entryway. Their shapes, colors, and textures create layers and focal points, making the space more engaging and welcoming.
Daisy Jar - 22cm
Green Tea Ginger Jar - 2 Sizes
Glass Urn Lamp
Blue Hamptons Lamp
Your entryway shouldn’t be an afterthought—allow it to speak for the rest of your home with carefully-selected design elements and furnishings.
The entryway serves as a transition zone between the outside world and your home's interior. It's where you take off your shoes, hang your coats, drop your keys, and store other essentials. By considering its design early on, you can plan for adequate storage, seating, and organization, making your daily routines more efficient and reducing clutter.