Components for DIY Dining Nook with Storage (note from Larissa: I may try a version of this for in Es bedroom under the window to add a little reading spot and book storage for her) - Home Decor Dreams
Would make a terrific mudroom entrance --- hooks for jackets, baskets for hats/mittens/hiking gear, etc. A bench to put on/take off shoes. The corner windows are a nice touch. The room has such a warm feeling to it.