Use space under the stairs
Hanging Drywall - Building a Nook Under The Stairs. Maybe the idea of adding a dog door on the outside wall to have an indoor/outdoor doggy space
dig-hidden-storage-closet under staircase I would love to do this as a pantry.
AV: I would love to put my son's desk/homework center under the porch. I would also use this area as our family command center.