These large shelves make use of potentially unused space below a staircase and draw attention toward its unusual design. With their irregular angles, stair landings and attics are also good candidates for floor-to-ceiling built-in bookshelves.
A sky high "dry stacked" stone fireplace is matched by an oriental rug, wall color, upholstery, and even tiered candles on the fireplace mantle. Nice recessed seats with framed art. --Love the candles on the mantle!
A separate mud room for the kids’ coats and shoes. I like the idea of a sink in the mud room – to wash up before they come inside with dirty hands. It looks like there is a built in step to the sink for the little ones.