One of the first steps in making a space feel like home is hanging photos and art. You could do this with frames from the dollar store and mix in a decorative mirror or other matching, wall-hanging items. I want to do this with black frames and black and white photos, Playbills, etc.
OH GOODNESS...I love love love this shoe storage or whatever storage. It is off the ground & easier to reach & clean under (also leaves space for super tall rain or work boots if needed)...awesome idea!