Put samples of shampoo, lotion, conditioner, & other toiletries in a glass container & put in guest bedroom when you have overnight guests so they have the items they need. Love this for the guest bathroom!
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.
Farrow and Ball Light Gray paint would produce a very similar effect on your front door! Perfect with Cotswold Stone from The Best Front Door Neutrals To Paint Cotswold Stone House Part 1 over on Modern Country Style