Thought of your new house...like how this "locker" is wide enough for a bench to sit on (via Mudroom Storage || Studio McGee)
wonderful hallway / mudroom
DIY Beverage Bar made with stock cabinets, chalky finish paint and butcher block.
sliding screen doors = brilliant!
antique screen door
A collection of things that pique my mental meandering
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Mud room! Dual purpose bench where you can store items and also sit on
insane mud room
http://www.housemaintenanceguide.com/residentialgaragedooropeneroptions.php has some information on the types of garage door openers that can be installed in the home.