Coats..love this idea, but I would put it in the hallway
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A Bench & Shoe Storage DIY
Picture of Mud Room - Coat Rack and Bench Pretty much what I want but with storage above.
Dear Husband, please can our next house have a big enough entrance hallway for this?!
clever to have a bench at the bottom - could add storage to it. Sliding doors are good for narrow entries
Our small entryway. Ikea Hemnes shoe cabinet.
Shoe storage hook solution
Silver travertine french pattern set indoor usage
Tongue and groove paneling would be a good hard-wearing option. From Neptune Journal