I also like the idea of a bench along the wall in the foyer. I like this one but it may be too modern for the look of the rest of the house.
IKEA cabinets as a buffet for dining room
kitchen love - white offset square tile + black grout + hanging bulb light + marble counter + brass hardware A huge range of Splashback tiles available at Suregrip Ceramics!
Minimalistic living room with coffee table books