Neat and tidy: Install a coat hook low down on the floor in your hall and hang your trainers and shoes from it to keep life organised. Especially good for wet and muddy shoes. maybe even mount one outside the door on that porch.
Under the Stairs - Smart Storage - 16 "Sneaky" Ideas - Bob Vila - Staircases take up a lot of room. Where square footage is precious, use custom-fit cabinets, drawers, and closets with clever pullout drawers to make full use of the under-stairs space.
Gorgeous Under Stair Storage look Charleston Transitional Staircase Image Ideas with built-in storage closet closet organizers hidden storage pull-out shelves pull-out storage secret closet stair, for the back stairs into the kitchen.
Staircase storage - Simple version for under stairs storage. This would totally work if we gutted the basement as it is now. (Plus, no more dark crawling under the stairs to get at my christmas decorations!