Décor for the hallway can be varied and often mish-mashed in that people can sometimes struggle to match art, furniture, furnishings, and décor elements with the overall aesthetic of the hall, and by extension the style of the home.
And with the hallway being one of the first things that people will lay eyes upon when they enter your house or flat, it is mind-boggling why people don’t put more effort into decorating them. You want your guests to have a good first impression when they enter your home. It also sets the tone and décor palette for the rest of the home; in that people will know what to expect.
With this in mind, we have put together this article to feature a few tips and tricks that will make your hallway stand out for all the right reasons.
Many people are afraid to go bold with their choice of paint colour; try going very light or very dark. Choosing a colour that goes well with your home’s aesthetic is great, and the very light or dark shade can contrast well with the next room. It can also catch some eyes!
Light shades can make your hallway seem wide, airy, and open whereas dark shades can make it feel cosy, tight, and homely. So be sure to choose accordingly.
Planets are a good choice for any hallway, big or small. For bigger hallways, it can help you fill the space and for smaller hallways, they can act as points of interest where you can’t fit furniture.
Not only will they look and smell nice, but they can also brighten up any space they are in. That and they improve the oxygen levels in your home by converting carbon dioxide into oxygen; making your home feel less stuffy.
This is a big one that many people do, but not many people do well. Artwork is firstly an expression of your personality, and then a stylistic choice. Too many people pick something because they like it with little regard for its surroundings. Do both.
This can help make your hallway into a passageway of inspiration for your guests when they come to visit.
Radiators are everyone’s pet peeve for hallways; especially small or narrow hallways. They can take up a lot of space and hallways can also prove hard to heat, many people skip on radiators for their hallways which is a mistake. It seems to be a common myth that it is hard to heat a hallway efficiently. Well, cue the vertical radiator!
A vertical radiator will help cut down on vertical heat escape by filling up the usually empty spaces towards the ceiling of your hallway. This, in turn, leads to an even circulation of the heat; this is great for both small and large areas.
By getting yourself a vertical radiator you will not only be using optimal wall space that is normally not used at all, but you will also be providing a unique fixture for the aesthetic of your home. That and it can give you somewhere to hang your coat up after a rainy, stormy day.
These are some of the many ways that you decorate your hallway space to help make it stand out; for you and your guest.
Hopefully, you have found our tips useful and we wish you the best of luck when it comes to designing your hallway.