The entryway to one’s home typically conveys its entire personality. Like a welcoming smile or a friendly handshake, as you walk up to a home, you take in your first impression. And if you’re like us, you want it to be a lasting one.
Some Midwest homeowners make their walkups stand out with vintage lighting fixtures, interesting landscape choices, bold trim and home siding, or a door with interest.
We’ve gathered a few walk-ups that give us entryway envy—take a peek.
Through the columns:
Some entryways just feel like home. This suburban Colonial is clad in Artisan® lap siding and trim by James Hardie. The bold blue door is like a beacon, welcoming guests inside. The vintage light fixtures and mailbox add to the character of the entryway, and the natural wreath adds an organic texture to the picturesque walkup.
Some added ambiance:
This soft green home is clad in Artisan lap siding and trim. The front walk, lined with wild, local grasses leads the way to the stone landing pad and natural wood front door. The lighting adds a homey ambiance that lures you inside.
A burst of bright variety:
This home is a head turner, with a bold color combination. The homeowners opted for a few varieties of siding including HardiePlank® lap siding, HardiePanel® vertical siding in the gables and HardieTrim® boards. The home is well landscaped and feels quaint with its welcoming wreath and beckoning front porch.