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!
Ohhio Braid is so easy to work with, even a novice could make this cute chunky cat bed. Get a DIY kit or buy ready-made on Kickstarter! Link is in the bio Tap the link for an awesome selection cat and kitten products for your feline companion!