Hall of Fame - Top Tips for Styling Your Hallway

Hall of Fame - Top Tips for Styling Your Hallway

With the lounge, master bedroom and kitchen usually taking centre stage in the home, it’s easy to forget about the humble hallway. We can be guilty of using the space as a dumping ground for coats, shoes and house keys, but as it’s the first thing your guests see when they walk into the home, it’s worth showing it a little love.

You can breathe new life into your hallway in just a few simple steps. We’ve complied our top tips to give it that ‘wow’ factor.

Stylish storage

To create an open and airy feeling even in the smallest of hallways, stay clear of large or bulky furniture. Instead, pick more dainty pieces which will not only maximise space, but keep the hallway neat and clutter free.

Another good tip is to invest in multipurpose furniture. We love the August Grove Simoneau Hallway Unit from Wayfair.co.uk as it’s not only beautifully stylish with a Scandi chic feel, but doubles as a coat rack and small seating area, making it a great piece to sit by the front door.  

Add a touch of colour  

Adding colour to your hallway creates a vibrant, welcoming entrance, and can be used to set the tone for the rest of the home.

Opt for a brightly coloured, lively feature wall to get your guests talking, or use accessories to add a pop of colour. A vibrant green house plant, bold lampshade or even colourful carpeting or a runner on the staircase are all great ways to bring your hallway to life.    

Picture perfect

Tap into the gallery wall trend and display your favourite family photographs and artistic pieces in the hallway.

For a chic and sophisticated look use identical frames and opt for a theme of black and white photographs, or let your personality shine through with a mix of frames, colours and prints. A beautiful entrance to your home, a gallery wall is bound to stop visitors in their tracks.

Time to reflect

Mirrors are a great way to maximise space and light, and with hallways often lacking windows they are a great way to make the space feel bright and airy.

We love this Marble + Brass Wall Mirror from West Elm which would work well even in the smallest of entrances. Hang vertically on a blank wall to give the illusion of height, or place horizontally above a console table – perfect for a last-minute check before you rush out the door.


Do you have any top tips for styling a hallway? We’d love to hear from you. Find us on Twitter @MillerHomesUK.