7 Stop ’Em in Their Tracks
Entries don’t typically inspire dark palettes, but for Keenan, it was just the right thing to do. “I really want guests to pause when they walk in the house, so I used the dark paint to create drama,” she explains. “The room had lots of light, so I knew I could get away with it.” Plus, the rustic, salvaged wood-paneled walls help break up the look.
A single floor-to-ceiling curtain panel, rather than a pull-down shade, covers the window in the front
door at night.