Another upholstered door to consider is the one spotted on Design*Sponge, that pairs a deep emerald green vinyl with nail-head trim to create one serious show-stopper. - The colors, the pattern rug, the mix of furniture, everthing in this room is perfect!
Bahamas home of interior decorator India Hicks, decorated in French Caribbean style. To achieve this look, use elegantly curved dark wood furniture, decorate with quirky island touches such as shelf of straw hats, rattan birdcage.
Designer Summer Thornton, who commissioned custom panels and massed blue-and-white porcelain for a Florida home's foyer, says she likes to make a statement in her entryways. Click through for more foyer decorating ideas and designs.
Nantucket Entry by T. Keller Donovan, wainscoting on staircase, blue wall with family and sea art. I'd put a large port hole window at the foot of the stairs. Maybe a grey instead of blue and like this for the living room and hall.
Entryway Decorating Ideas --like the idea of putting windows on either side of the front door, especially when the door just opens into the room and there's no entryway or foyer. It dresses up the door and creates a focal point.