Welcome to our site where you will find charming cottage entryways and foyers. Cottage style is often described as a cozier and softer take on rustic design. Cottage homes are usually smaller and have tons of charm.
Be sure to scroll through our curated interior photos so you can read all about the details of each design. We hope to inspire and ignite creativity on your design journey.
1. Classic Stairwell Cottage Entry
A classic entryway to this traditional cottage style foyer. A wood pane door greets you at the front and opens the way to rich wood floors and white picture-frame panel walls. A gorgeous black & white stairway with large scenery art framed leading upstairs and a round cocktail table in the nook area with a vase of tulips.
- Source: WaterMark Coastal Homes, LLC
2. Farmhouse Cottage Foyer
A charming farmhouse-style cottage entryway loaded with style and texture. The white door enters in to a space with light wood floors and a stripe runner which adds warmth. A slipcovered bench on one side for seating and a wood console on opposite side, that has a gallery wall of art above. The glass lantern pendant that hangs from the ceiling adds the perfect amount of light and charm in this foyer.
3. White Walls & Stone Floor Entry
The white door opens up to beautiful slate tile flooring and all white walls in this narrow cottage foyer. A charming hat stand for coats and purses as well and framed art on the wall. The vintage style schoolhouse semi-flush light fits perfectly in this entryway design.
4. Shiplap Walls & Natural Wood Foyer
This charming shiplap foyer features a rich dark-wood door that matches the staircase trim and storage chest. The rich hardwood floors are layered with a gray area rug, which adds warmth to the space. A brass coat hanger is placed above the wood chest and framed art is hung on the walls for added texture.
5. Coastal Cottage Entryway
The bright natural lights give this Cottage-style foyer a sunny demeanor to welcome the guests. There is also a comfortable cushioned sitting area on the side with a built-in bench below the window that could also serve as a reading nook.
6. Modern Desert-Style Cottage Foyer
This Cottage-style foyer opens to a large hallway bathed in natural lights coming from the glass wall at the end. This is adjacent to large built-in shelving that matches the light hardwood flooring.
7. Charming Rustic-Cottage Foyer
8. Sleek Wood & Metal Cottage Entryway
This is a simple Cottage-style foyer with dark wooden walls and tall shed ceiling. The main entryway of the foyer is a large glass sliding door that brings in an abundance of natural lighting to the gray marble flooring and the large moose painting.
9. Country-Style Cottage Foyer
The white shiplap wooden ceiling of this hallway-like Cottage-style foyer is a good match for the white walls. These are balanced by the hardwood flooring with patterned area rugs and the wooden door surrounded by bright glass windows.
- Source: Sea Island Builders LLC
10. Transitional Relaxed-Cottage Entryway
This is a rather small but charming Cottage-style foyer with a door dominated by the large glass panel in the middle that brings in natural lights for the white walls and light hardwood flooring. Beside the door is a small wooden bench topped with built-in hooks for the hats and coats.
- Source: AM Dolce Vita
11. Spanish-Influenced Cottage Foyer
The bright white walls, white wainscoting, and white ceiling make up for the small floor space of this Cottage-style foyer. This is then balanced by the dark wooden console table and the small colorful painting mounted on the wall above it.
- Source: Croma Design Inc.
12. Western-Inspired Cottage Foyer
This gorgeous foyer features a beautiful wood door that leads into a narrow foyer with blue paneled cabinets on one side and white walls on the opposite. A hanging coat rack is placed above a vintage wood chair and a floor basket is placed in the corner for umbrellas on a rainy day. Tons of natural light streams in through the french transom window.
- Photo: thomasjstory.com
13. Traditional Meets Modern Cottage Entryway
This Cottage-style foyer has modern plastic oval-backed chairs for the waiting guests. These go well with the white walls and white coffered ceiling brightened by the tall glass windows beside the white main door. These are all balanced by the light hardwood flooring.
- Source: SV Design
14. Black & White Cottage Foyer
This is a simple Cottage-style foyer with wrought iron hooks that look like anchors mounted on the beige shiplap wall by the main door. These matches well with the dark frames of the mirror and the wrought iron lantern pendant light that dominates the white ceiling.
- Source: Northern Iron
15. Southern Living Style Cottage Foyer
The main door of this Cottage style foyer is dominated by small glass panels that match with its sidelights and arched transom window. These bring in natural lights that brighten the white wooden walls and tiled flooring topped with a brown area rug.
- Source: Lauren Leonard Interiors
Cottage Style Entryways
A cottage-style entryway or foyer is an important area to design as it sets the tone and style for the rest of your home. A key part of the cottage aesthetic is the idea of a charming and welcoming, relaxed, often rustic space. The cottageentryway should include some or all of these design elements because it is the first space anyone sees as they are welcome into a home.
A. Furniture (console table, bench/seating)
B. Art (abstract, painting, nature, scenery)
C. Lighting (pendant, semi-flush)
E. Paint or Wallpaper
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