Get This Look: Modern Rustic Entryway

After a summer hiatus our ‘Get This Look’ posts are back! To kick off the fall season, today we’ll show you how to design a modern rustic entryway like this mirrored masterpiece from BHG.

Get This Look: Modern Rustic Entryway with Mixed Materials | Mixed elements like geometric mirrors with woven baskets and a sleek wood bench with a texture rich throw pillow all help shape this entryway's modern rustic style. This design formula works well in a variety of home styles and can be easily adapted for small and large entryways. #remodelaholic #getthislook #modernrustic

Mixed elements like geometric mirrors with woven baskets and a sleek wood bench with a texture rich throw pillow all help shape this entryway’s modern rustic style. This design formula works well in a variety of home styles and can be easily adapted for small and large entryways.

6 Tips to Design a Modern Rustic Entryway

When designing your own modern rustic entryway, focus on creating a neutral backdrop with cool white paint and hanging at least two to three different types of wall art. You’ll also want to add practical elements like the wood bench and storage basket if space allows. Read on for more tips and products to help create your own modern rustic entryway.

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1. Set the tone with a cool, neutral paint color

If you want to create a similar look in your own entryway, start by painting the entry wall a cool white with gray undertones. This neutral backdrop creates the perfect canvas to display the eye-popping mirrors and mixed media art. Below you’ll find our top 10 cool white BEHR paint colors to choose from.

Related Reading: How to Choose the Perfect White Paint Color

Top 10 Cool White Paint Colors | Designing a modern neutral space starts with the perfect white paint color! Try these. #remodelaholic #bestpaintcolors

Nano White  |  Frothy Surf
Gallery White  |  Frost
Winds Breath  |  Bit of Sugar
Snowy Pine  |  White Metal
Polar Bear  |  Swirling Water

2. Hang mixed media wall art

Hanging different types of wall art helps create visual interest and personality in this modern rustic entry space. Woven baskets along with a large piece of abstract wall art all add to the slightly eclectic but still polished feel. Think outside the box and borrow pieces from other parts of your home to hang on the wall.

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Wall art: rustic wall arch, rattan basket wall art, metal hanging wall decorcarved wood blocks, tobacco basket set, modern wall canvas, abstract art canvas, painted desert wall art

3. Anchor the wall with assorted mirrors

There’s no doubt that the unique collection of wall mirrors define this entryway. Not only do they make a statement, but they’re also practical. Wood frames add to the rustic appeal. Hang the mirrors at different levels ensures everyone has a place to touch up or check their appearance.

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Mirrors: quatrefoil mirrorrattan mirror, french country mirror, frameless scalloped wall mirror, muret accent mirror, entryway mirror with hooks

4. Make your own DIY bench

If space allows, an entryway should always have a bench. It’s a natural spot to slip shoes on or off. You can also use it as a holding place for items you need to be sure and grab on your way out the door. Build your own DIY bench with some of our popular tutorials:

Beginner Friendly DIY Bench Tutorials And Building Plans #remodelaholic

DIY 2×6 Bench  |  $25 DIY Farmhouse Bench
DIY Mid-Century Triangle Leg Bench  |  DIY Wood Chevron Bench

 

5. Add a large storage basket

Looking for an easy solution to all your entryway clutter? Simply add a large storage basket or bin to corral shoes, toys, and other odd items. Problem solved!

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Storage baskets: sea grass basket, set of 3 wired baskets, large wicker basket, jute storage basket, large woven basket, wire floor basket

6. Complete the look with a texture rich throw pillow

Complete the look and add to the entry’s functionality by selecting a texture rich throw pillow for the bench. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite throw pillows below in a variety of styles and colors to choose from. Or you can use this easy DIY pillow tutorial to make your own no-sew grain sack pillow.

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Pillows: striped lumbar pillowcolor block throw pillow, plaid throw pillow, oversize plaid mohair pillow, blue block print euro pilloworange global square pillow


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