slanted rack inside makes good shoe storage, coats on outside and wellies in the box, although could be too wide
Picture of Mud Room - Coat Rack and Bench Pretty much what I want but with storage above.
A Bench & Shoe Storage DIY
Coats..love this idea, but I would put it in the hallway
Coat hooks, shoe storage and extra closets on top..
Tongue and groove paneling would be a good hard-wearing option. From Neptune Journal
DIY banquette. I think this would work in my small dinning area and I could use the extra storage space.
Check out the shelving up top near the ceiling, which could be used to store things like our photo boxes/etc that we want "nearby" but not necessary "on display"
Stylish and Functional Mudrooms Ideas featured on Four Generations One Roof
from Modern Country Style blog: The Old Monastery: Modern Country House Tour