I like the idea of an arched niche or maybe some other shape, but a niche that frames a piece of art in the entryway.
Like a similar table for living room along side wall under window
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A salvaged worktable provides this kitchen's prep surface. The owner collects pig-shaped cutting boards and snagged this little guy along with the two round ones at a local antiques shop. The breadbox houses the silverware.
sawhorse & picnic basket - mirror - heck - love it all