It is a great idea if you have a stairway or long hallway. I have one whole wall of pictures of my family in my livingroom like this above the piano. Dream Home,For the Home,Home Sweet Home,There's No Place
Amazing Easy DIY Home Decor Ideas- closet to mudroom . I don't like the idea of putting a mud room in the middle of the house somewhere. I do like the idea of putting cubbies for shoes in a walk in closet, instead of shoe racks.
Space-Smarts if your bedroom has lees than standard height walls use a long low built in offering ample surface storage. Drawers and open shelving below provide space to stow clothing, books, and more.