This couple added paneling, coat hooks, and a picture rail to their entryway. It gives them storage without having a large piece of furniture there. Via Casa de Lewis. I think I'd like to do a part of the garage like this for a mini mud room.
Red Brick Floor, Cottage, laundry room, Smith River Stunning mudroom with red brick floor and shiplap paneled walls alongside built-in white lockers with storage cubbies and built-in benches flanking entryway