First impressions

“You never get a second chance to make a good first impression”

— Will Rogers

What does your home’s first impression say about you?  Today I am exploring entries that inspire…

Wud Furniture Design_Red gum floating console

Love this Red Gum Floating Console by Wud Furniture Design.  Perfect for tight spaces!  Speaking of small spaces, the custom designed console, below, by Jennifer Weiss Architecture, is another great way to corral keys, wallets and sunglasses, even if you don’t have room for a proper mudroom.

Jennifer Weiss Architecture_Moraga Entry

I always say that paint is the best DIY improvement you can make with minimal investment and this striped entry is no exception.

Striped Entry

I love the drama of a patterned wood floor.  It shows attention to detail in a subtle way…

Muskoka Living_Diamond Hardwood Flooring

And last, but not least, take advantage of something free, to fill your entry with warmth like Mary Evelyn did in this light-filled space…

Mary Evelyn Interiors_Entry

Take a moment to think about the first impression your home is making…does it reflect you, your family and your style?  If not, a few quick fixes can make a lasting impression.