Festive And Welcoming Christmas Entryway

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One thing that I always want to be sure of, is that my entryway is ready to greet guests and welcome them to Worthing Court.  This time of year, it’s decorated with cheery and festive Christmas decorations and a soft warm glow from the sun streaming through the front door!

A view from front door looking into foyer decorated for Christmas.

It’s my hope that when you step through my front door into the entryway, that you’ll feel like you’re getting a festive, welcoming hug!  I want it to say, “we’re so glad you’re here!”.

As you approach my front porch and step through the front door, I think you’ll find that the beautiful Christmas decor in the entryway is a reflection of what’s to be found in the rest of the house – lots of black and white buffalo check, eucalyptus and happy pops of red!

My large foyer has several doorways and a staircase in it, so it’s a bit difficult to photograph, but let’s start at the small chest that you see right as you enter the front door.  Come on in!

Small gray chest with an arched mirror above with a faux greenery swag and Christmas decorations.

The chest is topped with an arched mirror draped with a swag that I created by wiring together several pieces of faux greenery.  To keep it in place, I tucked some of the stems into Command Hooks that are attached to the back of the mirror.  The addition of a few red berries really amplified the look and brought it to life.

Arched mirror topped with a sway of faux greenery and red berries for Christmas.

I also hung a twig wreath from the mirror, but I kept it the small side, so as not to overpower the rest of the vignette.  It’s decorated with more eucalyptus and red berries.

On top of the chest, there’s a lantern that is simply filled with a large red candle, but it’s the pretty bow that I attached to the top that I really love!  I keep saying you can never have too much ribbon at Christmas – right???

Wood and metal lantern containing a red candle with a bow made from Christmas ribbon attached to the top.

To complete the vignette, I added one of my favorite Santas along with sprigs of organic greenery, eucalyptus and red berries. So, so easy!

Christmas vignette with Santa figurine and faux greenery at the base of a lamp.

Opposite the stairway, there’s a board and batten wall that we added on each side of the opening into our office.  I added hooks to it, telling myself that’s where coat overflow would go when we have a lot of guests, but they’ve never been used for that. 😀

Board and batten wall with Christmas decorations hanging from the hooks.

I love dressing up the wall too much for the holidays to cover it up with coats!

Board and batten wall with Christmas decorations hanging from hooks such as a plaid blanket and a small Christmas tree on the bench.

There is a lantern with a candle hanging from the wall in the entryway.

My diy benches are a perfect place to display some of my favorite Christmas throw pillows too!

There is a plant hanging from a hook on the board and batten wall.

A red and white checkered pillow is in the corner on the bench that says Merry Christmas.

I hope you enjoyed taking this look around my Christmas entryway today.  Thank you for stopping by!

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  1. So sweet – I love all the things hanging on the hooks – very festive. I am with you about not covering those pretty walls up with coats either!

    Traci

  2. Very pretty! I am loving your home tour this year and that you are using red! It just isn’t Christmas without red. And I also really like all of the different ribbons you are using. Nope, you can never have enough ribbon!