Make Storage Multitask (pool area?) Solve two outdoor problems -- a lack of seating and of storage -- at once. Transform wooden chests with paint and custom cushions made of waterproof foam and fabric. (For backyard toys, gardening stuff, and pool chems)
Lovely mud room with a Dutch door. The soapstone sink is used for flower arranging and bathing the family's two King Charles spaniels, who come in and out through a louvered dog door at the base of the floor-to-ceiling cabinets.