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How to make a stunning entryway: Four gorgeous looks

These four gorgeous looks showcase the hottest palettes and decor ideas — all inspired by the ultimate trend: Canadiana cool.
By Styling by Sarah Keenleyside & Julia Black
How to make a stunning entryway: Four gorgeous looks

How to an entrance

Preppy glam

Inspiration: Vancouver

If you choose this room, you're a sucker for classic colours and modern accents. You love to plan parties and hit the hottest restaurants, but you always find time for outdoor fun and sport.

Trend alert: Modular candle holders

Get this look: Wall paint, Forest Leprechaun, chair paint, Natural White, chair leg paint, Champagne, from $23, Rona. Mirror, floor vase, Home Sense. Chair, Ikea. Cushion, console, tray, side table, West Elm. Books, ceramic flower, Teatro Verde. Rug, CB2. Abbott umbrella, $40, Raindrops. Nine West shoes, $120, Town Shoes. Chair was painted by Paint It Like New!

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How to make a stunning entryway: Four gorgeous looksPhoto by Roberto Caruso

Beach-house casual

Inspiration: Prince Edward Island

If this is your pick, you dream of owning a seaside saltbox or breezy cottage. You'd rather build something than buy it — and your friends all rave about your amazing homemade jam.

Trend alert: DIY art, tribal patterns

Aha! idea: Flip a basket on its side to max out storage and show off what's inside.

Get this look: Wall paint, Fiesta Aqua, chair paint, Mariachi, from $23, Rona. Picture ledges, chair, Ikea. Large vase, Home Sense. Console, glass and wooden accents, basket, area rug, West Elm. Vintage jars, Coriander Girl. Floor vases, Crate & Barrel. ERic Javits hat, $225, Holt Renfrew. Chair was painted by Paint It Like New!

How to make a stunning entryway: Four gorgeous looksPhoto by Roberto Caruso
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Rustic modern

Inspiration: Banff

If this is your fave, nature is your playground. You're drawn to organic, natural materials and sleek design — and love to balance cozy weekends in the mountains with jaunts to L.A.

Trend alert: Wrought iron, bright yellow lacquer, organic textures

Get this look: Wall paint, Grey Clay, chair paint, Ultra Yellow, from $23, Rona. Pendant lights, Rona. Clock, console, tray, pillar candles, side table, area rug, West Elm. Chair, Ikea. Metal pot, Coriander Girl. Metal dish, Teatro Verde. Mats, CB2. Shoes, Stylist's own. Hunter boots, $160, Town Shoes. Chair was painted by Paint It Like New!

How to make a stunning entryway: Four gorgeous looksPhoto by Roberto Caruso

Urban eclectic

Inspiration: Montreal

If you love this look, collector is your middle name. Bliss is a trip to an exotic antique market, especially when you travel. Patterns, textures, colour — you want to bring it all home to your pied-à-terre!

Trend alert: Botanical prints, teacup planter

Aha! idea: Turn a vintage tea towel into one-of-a-kind wall art. Stretch it on a canvas, no frame required.

Get this look: Wall paint, Whiter Than White, chair paint, Fire Station, from $23, Rona. Chair, cushion, throw, Ikea. Table lamp, console, basket, area rug, West Elm. Teacup planter, Coriander Girl. Calendar, CB2. Floor vases, Crate & Barrel. Large vase, Home Sense. Hunter Boots, $150, Town Shoes. Chair was painted by Paint It Like New!

How to make a stunning entryway: Four gorgeous looksPhoto by Roberto Caruso

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