Say Hello to These 4 New Entry Table Ideas

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Nothing says, “welcome home” like the perfect entryway décor. I just recently did a makeover on my own personal entryway. I love that when my guests come over, they are greeted with a pretty entrance complete with a console table and accessories. Now, you don’t need a huge space to create something like this. It’s all about finding the right sized furniture that fit the space right. Since my entryway is rather skinny, I was able to find a thinner table, much like the one above. Another tip is to decorate “up” with a small space. Hang art and install lights above the table to fill the space vertically, not horizontally.

Vintage Library Card Cabinet Console Table
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This is a super small entry space. The best solution was finding a smaller table that could still fit accessories on the top, but didn’t take up a lot of width. A vintage library card cabinet with custom legs was the perfect idea. It’s unique, modern, and slightly quirky. It also gives drawers for extra storage space for keys etc.

Stairwell Entry Console Table
Image: Apartment Therapy

These owners had the right idea when decorating up a stairwell. They used a short table and placed hooks going up the angle. The simple table doesn’t compete with the space, at all, and gives counter space for accessories and other objects.

Simple Console Table
Image: Sfgirlbybay

This is one of my favorite entryway tables to date and it’s SO SIMPLE. It’s just enough great design to make a statement without overdoing the minimalist space. The black table and white wall gives off some pretty contrast, while the simple accessories are both decorative and practical. Throw your keys in the bowl and check the time on the clock. Perfect!

Not every space needs a console table. Some spaces would benefit from a bench or a simple chair. A console table simply adds style, sophistication, and extra space. If you need more things hidden, find a table with drawer space. Otherwise, purchase accessories like baskets and bowls that you can store things in. Have fun with your entryway and make it a personal space. Your guests will love to see you personality shine through!

What do you look for in the perfect entryway table?

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Kirsten Grove has always had a passion for interior design. Simply Grove is Kirsten's creative outlet for all things aesthetically beautiful. Started in 2008 as a way to show off eye catching design and decor from all over the world, Simply Grove has become a hang-out for like-minded creatives with a love of interiors and an appetite for design eye-candy. You will also find Kirsten featured in publications and sites like Better Homes and Gardens, Lucky Magazine, RealLiving Magazine, Elle, and Design Sponge to just name a few. She was also named one of Babble’s Top 50 Design Mom Bloggers of 2011 and has been a speaker at Alt Summit 2011, 2012 and 2013.