if extension to laundry room can be done then add mud room to same area …

10 Great Mudrooms

wonderful stone wall in mud room Traditional Spaces Design, Pictures, Remodel, Decor and Ideas - page 9 In the porch if it gets built

DIY floral staircase from Old Home Love

Basement Staircase, Staircase Ideas, Beautiful Stairs, Is Beautiful, Dresser Drawers, Dressers, Wallpaper Samples, Old Homes, Floral Wallpapers

Add a pop of color by painting the side of a door...it is an unexpected surprise!

Painted door edge, Oh wow, someone has done what I did.and now reminding me to do the doors I've not yet done.