Now here is an idea for the wall you face from the entryway! Do a skylight in the hallway and then a living wall to accommodate many of your plants! There are systems to automate irrigation and allow for easy removal / swap-out of plants as it grows!
Ok, so this *is* tacky but kitschy fun. This playful picture frame is so easy to make. Just get an old frame, superglue heaps of action figures and other little toys to it, then spray-paint the whole thing gold. (By DaWanda, via craftdiscoveries)