close up play room closet behind, utility room. open it like this to make laundry closet at the back door. Enclose the water heater. use space where w/d are now at right of door as a little built in seat for bags & coat hooks over it.
Reading corner - I love the wooden letters (from JoAnn's painted white) the framed book covers. IKEA spice racks painted white for the bookshelves and dot rugs from IKEA. I would love to do this in a corner of our family room!