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.
Dutch Door in an entry: During warm weather months, the top door can stay open to admit breezes. A transom and sidelights frame the door for a formal look and to stretch the entry from wall to wall. ~ love the windows around the door.