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Add Spring Decor to Your Small Entryway

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It’s another month of the Pinterest Challenge and today we will add spring decor to your small entryway.

ADD SPRING DECOR TO YOUR SMALL ENTRYWAY

It’s Pinterest Challenge time!

And you know what that means! One inspiration photo, LOTS of bloggers putting their own thumbprint on the decor challenge, and uber amounts of inspiration for you!

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BIG thanks to our kind, sweet, and ever-accommodating hostess, Cindy from County Road 407! She does all the behind-the-scenes work on these monthly hops, and we all are thankful!

If you are hopping over from Bluesky at Home, an extra helping of welcome to you! Carol always has such great ideas for vignettes, and today is no exception!

This month, we have 14 bloggers sharing their spring ideas, just for you! Be sure to visit each of my friends and give them some love. The links are at the bottom of this post!

Inspo for Small Entryway Spring Decor Pinterest Challenge

This month’s inspiration photo comes from my sweet friend, Jamie at Anderson & Grant.

wooden chair next to glass paned door with basket holding tulips a bunny and throw blanket
Isn’t Jamie’s spring decor lovely in this little entryway?

Jamie’s little entryway near a window-paned door makes my heart smile because My Wee Abode also has a small corner to decorate in the tiny entryway!

Our inspiration photo includes:

  • a wooden chair
  • a woven basket
  • purple tulips
  • a pretty white throw blanket
  • and a sweet gray bunny

Now, let’s take a look at the twist that was taken in the MWA entrway!

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Tiny Seating in a Small Entryway with Spring Decor

Instead of a vintage wooden chair, my trusty IKEA storage bench is my mainstay seating in the entryway.

small entryway spring decor pinterest challenge entryway with white bench and spring decor

This white bench does double-duty at My Wee Abode. It holds my steam cleaner and gardening tools inside, and often holds pretty decor on top… and sometimes I have room to sit and put my shoes on, too!

When adding seating to your small entryway, think about:

Use Baskets in a Tiny Spring Entryway

Don’t you just love the woven basket that Jamie used in her entryway?

Well, if you don’t have a large basket, or if you can’t fit one on your tiny entryway seat, use a tote instead!

white bench with woven tote and purple tulips with tiny lamb artwork in front of mint pillow

I picked this tote up for $1 at a yard sale and it was well worth the money! This tote has been used many times at My Wee Abode, including as door decor for Valentine’s Day.

If you don’t have a woven tote… use anything to hold some spring flowers that reminds you of the season:

Add Real or Faux Flowers to Your Spring Decor

People, I finally sprung for some “real touch tulips”! They look SO real! And you know the rule, if they look real from 3 feet away, they are decor-worthy. πŸ˜‰

small entryway spring decor pinterest challenge closeup of purple tulips in woven tote

I tell ya… if you purchase any faux floral with ‘real touch’ in the description, you’re getting a good faux. These are made with latex, and even feel real!

Here are some great spring florals with the ‘real touch’ description:

Free Spring Printables – Spring Entryway Refresh

Okay… I went out on a limb here, friends. And I hope I don’t get my hand slapped for thinking a bit more outside the box…

But, I have no regrets! πŸ˜€

Instead of a bunny figurine, I decided to create a new set of free printables!

white bench with woven tote and purple tulips with tiny lamb artwork in front of mint pillow
I’m sad that I didn’t take one of those pretty purple tulips and place it on the bench, like Jamie did!
Wouldn’t that have been just the right finishing touch?

This sweet little lamb reminds me of the sacrifice Jesus made on the cross for us, and then rose on the third day. He was the perfect and worthy Lamb that was slain for our sins, but how glorious that He rose again and returned to Heaven to prepare a place for His children! He is a good God!

small entryway spring decor pinterest challenge white bench with woven tote and purple tulips with tiny lamb artwork in front of mint pillow

The little spring lamb rests on a bed of pastel spring florals with bright pops of purple.

And the printable comes with or without the lettering. πŸ™‚ AND, there are several in the series!

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Add Texture with Textiles to Your Spring Entryway

A light throw blanket is always pretty to add to your entryway seating.

However, a big spring pillow is also a great way to add texture and coziness to any area, including a small corner in your home!

white bench with woven tote and purple tulips with tiny lamb artwork in front of mint pillow

The mint color of this soft and cozy pillow really compliments the other colors in the vignette, as well… Don’t you think? (But it is missing that tulip lying on the bench. But, I digress.)

A Full View of My “Tiny” Spring Entryway

Okay, I gotta be honest here…

Yes, I have a tiny corner in my entryway.

And, yes, there is no where else to place the entryway decor or seating.

BUT, my entryway really isn’t that small…

small entryway spring decor pinterest challenge entryway corner in large walkway with pantry wall
How do you like that HVAC vent on the ceiling? And it roars like a lion, too! LOL!

You see what I mean?

On the right, that is a wall pantry… filled with decor and kitchen items!

The wide walkway is perfect for my mom’s walker… it makes it easy to get her in and out of the apartment.

Of course, there IS the small corner to hold everything I NEED for an entryway! I love it!

Extra Spring Decor and Closeups of a Small Entryway Refresh

Did y’all notice the little white lantern sitting on the floor?

white lantern with vines and speckled eggs inside
My sister let me know how much she loves this idea, and so do I!

Instead of tealights, take the stand and wrap some wire ivy around it and add some speckled eggs! I think I might got back and add some moss to the bottom, as well! Argh, I hate when I see these things WHILE I’m writing the post!

Did you all notice that I had a mini-version of my spring printable? You can make this decoupaged canvas art, too!

small entryway spring decor pinterest challenge white bench with woven tote and purple tulips with tiny lamb artwork in front of mint pillow
Do you like the mini version on the bench, or the large framed version?

And did I mention I love these faux tulips? But remember, you can always use fresh flowers, too! Just be sure to place them in a vase that will accommodate the tote!

purple tulips in woven tote

Don’t you think an entryway always is better with a mirror. And, each season I love adding a little bit of artwork underneath the mirror to give it a little more sumpin’-sumpin’.

small entryway spring decor pinterest challenge entryway corner in large walkway with pantry wall
I paid TOO much for those birch logs! I’m using them whenever I can!

Are you planning on refreshing a corner in your home this season? How will you add spring decor to your small entryway?

Now it’s time to hop again. Hop on over to my friend Lora Bloomquist’s blog for more inspo, that is! Lora is the queen of vintage items, and she has a DIY that you will love!

And remember to check out all the other bloggers below!

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47 Comments

    1. Thanks, Laura. The printable is a bit different for me, but I really love the series that’s coming this week!

    1. Good morning, Mary… I mentioned in the post that the printables will be available later this week. You’ll received a newsletter when they go live! Hope you enjoy them!

  1. Your bench is the perfect spot for your spring vignette Julie! Amazing how realistic tulips are these days and they look lovely in your tote! Nice little spin on the challenge with the decoupage lamb artwork! Love it girl!

    1. Thank you, Michelle! I’m looking forward to visiting everyone after I catch up on some comments here! πŸ˜‰

  2. Love your pretty bench and that basket of tulips is stunning. Such a precious picture of the lamb too. Your egg display in the lantern is genius, what a unique and fun idea. Love how your interpreted the challenge this month.

    1. Thanks, Rita! It was fun to see it come together… and I have two little tulips on laying on the bench now, too! πŸ˜‰

  3. Did the lantern come with that tealight stand?? where did you get it? Especially love that Worthy is the Lamb print.

  4. Julie I really thought your bench was a chair at first glance! I think the pillow fooled my eye. Love this sweet take on the challenge and your printables are a special reminder of the reason we celebrate!

    1. Oh, no need to apologize, Mary! I apologize if I sounded blunt. It was not intended. πŸ™‚ Hugs and hearts!

  5. Julie, great idea to use that cute bench. It’s the perfect size for your space and I love the texture. Your sweet printable is a great addition, perfect for the Easter message. Thanks for the tip about β€œreal-touch” faux flowers.

  6. What a smart idea to add the printable! Love that. And your vignette turned our perfectly. I don’t think you need to add the moss to the lantern. It looks great! Your tulip color is amazing as well. It’s all welcoming and springified. Thanks for joining in. pinned

    1. I’m glad you thought the lantern looks good the way it is. Still haven’t changed it! LOL! Thank you for your ‘love’, my friend!

  7. Its all well done Julie, but I especially love the lamb print. Done either way for a different area. As always your ideas are achievable, and therefore so inspiring,

    1. You are so welcome, Melanie… did you get to see all of them in the series? They went live on Saturday.

  8. Julie, I love your entryway bench!! The tote is beautiful and has the perfect texture contrasted against the smooth tulips. I like that your bench hides necessary things. Lovely!!! I’m glad you showed your whole entryway with those cabinets. We have a few cabinets out in the garage and I use for many of the things I use around the house.

    Enjoy your lovely decor and Happy Spring & Easter,
    Many hugs from Texas,
    Barb πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you, Barbara… I actually think I’m getting bored with the bench. Hmmm. Time to brainstorm!

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