Best of entry and foyer wall colors that are easy on your eyes
When you first open the door of your home, your foyer’s wall colors
have only thirty seconds to make first impression. So you better choose
them with care.
It is not surprising that this is the first question my clients ask me when
I enter their home. What foyer paint color should I use? The answer is
based on the size of your entry more than anything else.
If your entry is large….
If your entry or your foyer is the largest open space in the house you
do not want to overpower it with color.
Highlight architectural details of the house, display your art, personal
pictures and collections. Do not overwhelm your foyer with color but
rather keep it quite simple.
Here are some samples for two storied entries and Benjamin Moore
color choices for each of them.
Fresh, airy and clean, this color is so
universal that it accepts your eclectic
ideas. Now you can introduce
contemporary classics with traditional
and historical elements. Even ethnic
and nomad accessories and found
objects will be welcome because of
the all inclusive quality of this pretty
Earthy, simple, warm and universal,
this color works with green, blue,
burgundy, red, chocolate and cream.
It is mostly used within interiors where
tradition is strong and mixing of
different wood finishes and collectibles
When white color is what you need for
simplicity and clarity, this color is a
perfect neutral without being too gray
or too stark. It looks the best in Regal
Select branch quality and provides for
smooth and pretty coverage. If you still
want a more crispy effect, use it with
atrium white wall paint color.
Texas Leather AC-3
Warm. down to earth and casual, this
color works great with both, earth
tones and bright yellows and oranges.
The name of this color speaks for itself. It
is pure classic and works beautifully with
delicate antique gold of the collected items
and art. If you wish to display a collection,
this is a perfect choice of wall paint color.
More emphasis will be achieved if you
keep all the elements in your foyer within
the same monochromatic tones. Then your
collection will show its authentic quality.
Carrington Beige HC-93
Pretty and simple, this color is used with
any decor. It can be very pretty with
blues and teals.
For more impact and whimsical look
combine milk chocolate shades with hot
pink furniture or accessories.
Monterey White HC 27
For a sunny, warm look use pretty
cream paint color that does not look
yellow. It will look different under
different light but still keep its cheerful
Knoxville Gray HC 160
Choose this color if you like high
contrast and snow- like feeling of the
white trim and moldings. It works great
with earth tones, such as brown, ocher,
gold and rust creating a balance
between warm and cool color.
Shaker Beige HC-45
For regal, high contrast, renaissance
look that is quite formal, this wall paint
color will do a splendid job when used
with power colors, such as white and
black. Confident geometric lines, solid
fabrics add to graphic qualities as they
multiply strong visual effect.
Vellum- CC200; Ticonderoga Taupe 992; Albescent OC-40
If your foyer is small…
You can use bold and unexpected
details, elements and create vignetes
that are striking when decorating a
small foyer. below are some examples
of striped walls for the foyer.
Black and White Foyer and Striped Wall
Black and white stripes are juxtaposed with quirky floral of the chairs and
wall sconces! Bravo! This one does not need any explanation. Just super
creative and awesome.
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