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.
Dark brown leather couch with pillows. - Lifestyle Wall - a new plasterboard that is so strong you can hang shelves - even a TV - without drills, rawplugs or special fixings. Screw straight into plaster.