this is kind of how I see the little entry way - tiny, but with board and batten
DIY Board & Batten Entry Way Tutorial - Measurements (use pine instead of MDF --- it's lighter and can be screwed into the wall, rather than using a nail gun.)
i can do this.
Do It Yourself- Coat Hanger with Brances i need to do this for my entry way!
Board and batten entry - remove closet to create a more open feel.