Happy Cinco de Mayo, friends! I hope you had a fabulous weekend. It was a little rainy and chilly around here, so I decided to spend most of the weekend inside completing a couple projects. If you remember, a few weeks ago I got three new entry doors installed in my house.

Color in the Entryway | Inspired by Charm

One of those doors was my front door. As you walk in that door, there is a small entryway between my office and dining room. Last year I had a leak in the bathroom above this space. When I painted the office, I was able to fix most of the issues, but this little entryway needed some love as well. I was going to paint it when I painted the office, but decided against that since I assumed the molding around the front door would be disturbed when the new door was installed. Long story short, I finally got this area painted.

Color in the Entryway | Inspired by Charm

While it’s not a huge space, it actually took most of Sunday. All of the trim, ceiling, and walls got a fresh coat!

Color in the Entryway | Inspired by Charm

Initially, I had planned to paint the walls the same color as the office, Aloof Gray. After giving it some more thought, I decided I needed to bring some color back into my life.

Color in the Entryway | Inspired by Charm

I’m not sure how I got there, but Banana Cream from Sherwin Williams was the winner. Fun fact: this is actually a lighter version of the color my dining room used to be before going gray.

Color in the Entryway | Inspired by Charm

As of right now, I really like the color, however I do not love it. Yet. I was hoping the current accessories would work with the new color, but they just aren’t doing it for me. I’m thinking about switching things around and going with a yellow, navy, and teal color scheme.

However, what I do love about the color is that it’s so welcoming and cheery for an entry. I always hated this space because it was dark and dreary. Now it’s so sunny and happiness inducing. Especially when you first walk into the space. Ultimately, I think the color will work. If not, I’ll try something else.

Color in the Entryway | Inspired by Charm

I’m now on the hunt for some front door decor. (As much as I love my bunny wreath, it’s no longer Easter.) I’m actually struggling with what to put on the front door. I want something unique and colorful. Any suggestions or sources?

Color in the Entryway | Inspired by Charm

This space also lacks any sort of light. Today I’m working up a little DIY fixture and, if all goes well, I’ll be sharing that on the blog tomorrow.

What do you think of the new color?

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  • Christopher at

    I love the new color! I have to admit though, I am a sucker for any yellow. I just love the way it cheers up a space.

  • Kelly Senyei | Just a Taste at

    The picture frame selfie is priceless! Don’t think I didn’t catch that 🙂 Love, love, love everything about this!

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      Hahaha! Good catch Kelly! Thanks so much for all of the love!

      xo Michael

  • Elle at

    Without a doubt, your new entry color says, WELCOME!!

  • susan at

    Love your new front entry. As for your gorgeous front door, it truly needs no adornment.

  • Michelle at

    I love it!

  • Ellen at

    Love the yellow. It is cheery and bright. Looks great with grey also. I am a yellow girl though.

  • Carrie at

    I love the new color! It’s so cheery.
    Can I ask how you hung the bunny wreath? I have a glass front door too and I haven’t been able to figure out how to hang anything on it so that it will stay.

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      Carrie – I just used a large suction cup. Normally I have terrible luck with them, but this one seems to be sticking.

      xo Michael

  • Mary at

    I found an oval shaped grapevine wreath at michaels and attached different types of moss (also from Michaels) on it. It’s very organic looking and smells wonderful. I used a large suction cup with a hook that’s actually designed to hold wreaths, that was purchased at Walmart last Christmas season.

  • Laurie at

    Love the color. So bright and cheery. You have such a beautiful home.

  • Terri at

    The yellow is perfect. Very warm and welcoming. Love the selfie, so funny 😀

  • Katie at

    I love the color! it makes me think of banana pudding 🙂 it’s so happy! and if walking into your house doesn’t give you a sense of cheer, something is wrong. I’m also totally digging the bunny wreath! 🙂

  • Barbara at

    How about a wood 3 letter monogram for your front door?

  • Kelly at

    Where is that overhead light fixture from? I love it!

  • Kelly at

    Where is the light fixture from in the entry/foyer? I absolutely love it!!

  • Runt at

    I LOVE that yellow in the entry way. I’m actually really jealous. We just painted our kitchen and I really wanted a yellow, but I couldn’t find that I loved. They were either too yellow – like BAM, or not yellow enough that it looked white. We ended up going with a light green (that I really do like), but I wish I knew this yellow existed. SIGH! Maybe in my next house. :]


  • Tana at

    I love all the color but what I really want to know is where you got that great chandelier? I have been on the hunt for our entry way and that is just the right mix of tastes for us. Dying to know. Love the makeover.

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      Hey there! It was from Pottery Barn about 8 years ago. I’m not sure they sell it anymore. Hope that helps.

      xo Michael

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