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Entranceway decorating inspiration gallery

Below are a collection of entranceways projects completed by keen DIY'ers.

Click on a picture to find out more about the project or search the Gallery using the search function. If you’d like to submit your project into this decorating inspiration gallery we’d love to hear from you. Simply email information about your project and your images to Every project featured will receive a small gift from Resene.

A nod to mid-century
A nod to mid-century

Dusty tones of Resene Karen Walker Smoky Green... more
Bright front door
Mid-century mood

Feature colours are sprinkled throughout the home, for a lively palette... more
Villa front door
On a colour journey

Nadine and John’s 1905 villa has evolved over time... more
Indoor and outdoor spaces
Trio of bold

Three primary colours were selected to contrast with the cedar... more
Live your best life
Live your best life

A monochromatic colour palette with black features on doors, frames... more

On a colour journey

A bright yellow Hello sign welcomes in guests... more

Character in colour

A striking front door in Resene Daredevil... more
Red front door
Red wins out

Expectant visitors to go to the house with the red door... more

Pretty in pink

Adding Resene Pompadour on the gables for extra punch... more

Retirement of renovation

A combination of Resene Coffee Bean and Resene Oilskin... more

Finding the perfect colours

The Resene Ayers Rock columns make the entrance way pop!... more

Fun in the hall

The geometric painted door used a mix of some of Melanie’s favourites... more
Inspired by spring
Inspired by spring

The colour palette makes you feels like being on summer holiday... more

Spring in your step

They picked Resene Poppy as a bold statement for the front door... more

Enjoy now extend later

They also love yellow; it makes them feel warm... more

Bad bach no more

Resene Surf Crest green looks great on the front door... more
Bed and Breakfast
An unexpected colour journey

Exploring unusual colours that work well with a heritage home... more
Cute cottage colour
Cute cottage colour

To continue the sweet cottage appeal, the exterior of the home is painted... more
Masked of squares
Colour brings cohesion

To add interest on the front porch they masked off squares... more
Inspired by spring
Inspired by spring

They wanted to create a unique feel in the main entrance way... more
Wrapped in colour
Wrapped in colour

To emphasise the main entrance door they painted it a light grey... more
Ponsonby Villa
Capturing the calm

The renovation of this Ponsonby villa... more
Shades of grey
Shades of grey

The aim was to create a home that is both functional and stylish... more
Inspired by paddington
Inspired by Paddington

Nicola loves her villa, but it was definitely due a new exterior paint job... more
In need of TLC
In need of TLC

The final colour choice was to find a bold statement for the new front door... more
Farmhouse refresh
Farmhouse refresh

A warm, light and versatile paint colour palette... more
A door-able in colour
A door-able in colour

Injecting colour into a neutral colour scheme... more
Coming home to colour
Coming home to colour

A feature wall of Resene Ayers Rock makes a striking first impression... more
Colour makes this home
Colour makes this home

For a striking first impression, the exterior is painted in Resene Bali Hai and white, with a pop of colour... more
A touch of colour
A touch of colour

The new change of colour made a huge difference to the light in the home... more
Unified from inside out
Unified from inside out

Highlighting the traditional bungalow features that had been painted out over the years... more
Piece de resistance in pink
Piece de resistance in pink

The piece de resistance, a bright pink front door... more
A dream home
A dream home

The exterior has a clean look with LINEA® painted in Resene Blackjack... more
A piece of the overall picture
A piece of the overall picture

This colour complements the stained glass door feature at her entrance... more

A labour of love

The main entrance hall is finished in Resene Cement, making the space quite moody and sophisticated... more
A touch of us in teal
A touch of us in teal

Adding a feature painted wall to greet them in the entrance... more
A home around a door
A home around a door

They carved their story into a 90-year-old church door... more
Colour brings character
Colour brings character

Keeping heritage features... a soft palette with a relaxed vintage feel... more
Going on a painting spree
Going on a painting spree

The whole family love the relaxed, quirky, vibrant vibe... more
Ask an expert
Ask a expert

Using Ask a Resene Colour Expert service to get some colour ideas... more
1900s Villa
For the love of old homes

Hoping to do the house justice with their colour choices... more
Colouring a forever home
Colouring a forever home

Communicate welcome, friendship and hospitality... more
Resene Triple Ash with Resene Clockwork Orange front door
Orange front door

Resene Triple Ash with Resene Quarter Thorndon Cream trims... more
Resene Paris White and Resene Half Rice Cake for the design and painted the coat hook Resene Tulip Tree
She loves colour

Resene Paris White and Resene Half Rice Cake and Resene Tulip Tree... more
Resene Havoc, Resene Tea and Resene Half Parchment
A fresh pop of colour

Resene Havoc, Resene Tea and Resene Half Parchment.... more
Resene Half Pearl Lusta is a connecting neutral
Art deco entrance

Welcomed by curved walls and original stucco plasterwork... more
Resene Tax Break and Resene Periglacial Blue walls
Resene Tax Break

Resene Tax Break and Resene Periglacial Blue walls... more
Panelled door painted in Resene Kumutoto
Resene Kumutoto door
Her front door is in Resene Kumutoto tones... more
Resene Pirate
Large and welcoming

An entire wall of images framed with Resene Pirate... more
Resene Moroccan Spice on hall and entrance walls
Entry with warmth

Resene Moroccan Spice in the entry and Resene Half Spanish White in the hallway... more
Exterior using Resene Half Lemon Grass
A welcoming entrance

Resene Half Lemon Grass and Resene Quarter Masala on the steps... more
Resene Moroccan Spice on hall and entrance walls
Entrance with style

Resene Bokara Grey walls with Resene White trims and a Resene Red Berry door leads inside... more
Resene Opal
Outstanding feature
Resene Opal for the feature wall opposite the grey polished walls... more
Modern entry
1912 villa entrance

Light and airy refurbishment in this Edwardian villa... more
Resene Equator Paint
Glowing entry

Resene Equator brings warmth and light into this entry... more
Traditional entranceway
Traditional elegance

Resene Triple Spanish White and Resene Quarter Pavlova below the dado in the foyer... more
Resene Orient and Ronchi Paint Colours
Luxurious hues

Resene Orient and Resene Ronchi bring the colours of the golden sands inside... more
Resene Kumutoto on the entrance toungue and groove
Illuminated entrance

The entranceway colour was chosen to match the chandelier... more
A bright entranceway
Bold and striking

Resene Fahrenheit decorates the entry giving a bold striking wall when you first step into the house... more
Resene Moroccan Spice on hall and entrance walls
Modern sharp look

A Resene Chilean Fire feature front door with Resene Alabaster... more
Resene Milk Punch and Mulled Wine Paint Colours
Light hues and deep

The entry/landing walls are Resene Milk Punch with a feature wall in Resene Mulled Wine... more
Resene Napa, Resene Cactus
Tall entryway

Resene Napa is stunning in the tall entry and carries on into the hallway... more
Resene Alabaster entry

Resene Alabaster and Resene Jet Stream feature in this modern entry... more

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