Navy Entranceway

The foyer in our house hardly merits the name — it’s just a little box between the hallway and the living room, but I’m grateful to have it! It’s really handy to have a little landing pad area for shoes, keys, and mail before you enter the house proper.

We did this little update a few weeks ago:

navy blue foyer

We painted a navy blue accent wall that you see right as you come in.

The foyer area used to look like this:

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It was kind of a milky mocha color. The paint really wasn’t in the best shape (you can see the weird blotches) and just wasn’t really me. Also, I definitely prefer cooler blues, greens, and grays, rather than browns. Maybe it’s the Pisces in me, haha!

foyer console table

The paint color is Behr’s China Pattern, which isn’t strictly a navy, since it definitely reads blue ALWAYS, never black. But I tried a darker navy and it was too dark, so this one ended up winning out.

We’ve had the console table for a few months. It’s the Tao Foyer Table from World Market, which is unfortunately being discontinued. We snapped it up on clearance. It’s a very small and slim console table, so it is perfect for our tight foyer space.

The antique mirror is something we picked up over a year ago. I pumped up the gold finish with some gold leaf paint.

navy and gold foyer

I didn’t style the table to make it look perfect so you can see the tray that catches my mail, sunglasses, chapstick, and keys! Also, I guess I didn’t close the drawer all the way =p. Just keepin’ it real, peeps.

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We got this flush mount light from IKEA for the foyer. I removed the white plastic base and spray painted it gold. I think it gives the area a little more glamour.

navy blue foyer

I love dark blue and gold together, don’t you?

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4 Comments on Navy Entranceway

  1. the cape on the corner
    October 24, 2013 at 12:42 pm (3 years ago)

    this looks so stinkin’ good, it makes such a statement! love it!

    Reply
    • Camilla
      October 24, 2013 at 12:50 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks so much!!!

      Reply
  2. brooke
    November 5, 2013 at 3:54 pm (3 years ago)

    I love the transformation! The navy is so bold!! Thank you for linking up to my furniture and Paint party!!!

    Reply
  3. DaneSantiago
    November 19, 2013 at 4:23 am (3 years ago)

    Hi,
    Mirror looks really beautiful. Golden frame gives awesome look to wall. Any one who see this mirror will surely dream about own it.
    Keep sharing such more designs.

    Reply

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