" Wrought iron staircases add wonderful character to a home. When painted black, they have the feel of sprayed patio furniture. A series of subtle milk wash glazes were applied to give it an age-old flavor. " Look for patio furniture.
Simple built-in to create a mudroom and/or storage anywhere from an entry, to kids room or in a laundry room by adding shelves or a deeper bench for sitting. Put drawers under bench or have the seat lift up to store things.