Mother Earth Living

First Impressions: Entryway Design for an Organized Home

Make your entryway a stylish space that welcomes guests and makes you happy to come home.

Use our tips to make your home entry design a welcoming and stylish space.
Handpainted Metal Address: Set of three 7 1/2-inch-high numbers handcut from recycled steel drums and handpainted in vibrant colors; $30
Photo Courtesy Tropical Metal
Green Rhino Trophy Head: Handmade of recycled newspaper, cardboard and paper; sales support Haitian artisans; $110
Photo Courtesy Uncommon Goods
Deco Deluxe Pendant: Faux Bois Light fabric shade made of recycled soda bottles; $336
Photo Courtesy Lights Up
Citrus Kitchen Coir Mat: Densley woven from all-natural coir, a renewable material made from coconut shells; $32
Photo Courtesy Tag2u
Slim Desk: Available in 10 colors and handwelded in Minnesota; base is made from 95 percent recycled materials; 50-inch-wide desk; $499
Photo Courtesy Room&Board
Square Tack Frame: Made in the U.S. from sustainable cork; $65
Photo Courtesy MIO culture
Matador Small Outdoor Light: Features at least 70 percent recycled steel, 100 percent recycled glass and a low-VOC finish 16 inches high; $499
Photo Courtesy Luxalo
Plaid Design Coir Doormat: Handwoven from natural, renewable coco fiber; $25
Photo Courtesy Amazon
Succulent Wreath: Water-saving succulents grown and assembled in the U.S. wreath and hanger; $108
Photo Courtesy Viva Terra
Cursive Script Numbers: Rust-free recycled aluminum numbers handcast in Michigan 17 1/2 inches high; $25
Photo Courtesy Address Numbers
Hyacinth Woven Baskets: Made of rapidly renewable hyacinth stems and bamboo handles set of three; $90
Photo Courtesy Organize
Ellipse Outdoor Post Light: Handforged in Vermont from recycled aluminum 71 inches tall; $1,464
Photo Courtesy Hubbardton Forge
Modern Font House Numbers: Cut from recycled architectural-grade aluminum in New Mexico 4-inch numbers; starting at $22 each
Photo Courtesy Modern Dwell Numbers
Basque Honey Bench: Handhewn from sustainable, kiln-dried solid mango wood 48 inches wide; $299
Photo Courtesy Crate&Barrel
Tan & Orange Traymat: Made of recycled paper; corners unsnap to create a placemat; $12
Photo Courtesy Engage Green
Eco-Friendly Square Planters: Biodegradable planters made of rice straw, bamboo and other renewable materials, 5-inch pot; $5 each
Photo Courtesy Fiskars
Boom Metro Console Table: Sustainable wood with water-based lacquer and recycled aluminum legs, 30 inches high; $470
Photo Courtesy 2modern
Two Tone Red Coir Mat: Made of natural grass and coir, a sustainable fiber extracted from coconut shells; $28
Photo Courtesy Tag2u

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