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RL Tips: Accessorizing your Foyer

Welcome guests with a well-designed entryway


Still can't decide as to what to put in your foyer? Design consultant Grace Moslares shares these handy reminders.

Interview by Katherine Lopez. Styling by Issa Villar. Photographed by Jun Pinzon.

Read the original article in the April 2012 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details.

Take note of these handy hints:

Use a slim and sleek console.

Mirrors can be beautiful on a foyer for a "last look" function [before] going out. You can also hang artworks in lieu of a mirror.

If space allows, place a slipper chair or stool in your foyer so guests can comfortably sit while taking off their shoes.




You can put vases with fresh flowers, lamps, or framed photos as tabletop accessories. 

Add a small bowl or tray as a catchall for your keys.

Styling Tip: Assymetrical Balance

You don't always have to place identical objects on both sides of your console. Play with different objects and heights.

For this setup, vases with flowers were placed on one side and a tall table decor on the other to anchor both sides with height. Fill the middle with low accessories.


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