wooden storage bench, Creative DIY Storage Benches, http://hative.com/creative-diy-storage-benches/,
Picture of Mud Room - Coat Rack and Bench Pretty much what I want but with storage above.
slanted rack inside makes good shoe storage, coats on outside and wellies in the box, although could be too wide
A Bench & Shoe Storage DIY
DIY banquette. I think this would work in my small dinning area and I could use the extra storage space.
Clever ideas for the hallway...the grey is quite calming and has a French feel to it!
Coats..love this idea, but I would put it in the hallway
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The Old Forge House Project with grey panelling and built in seating handily…
Pallet Shoe Rack. Simple, but rustically elegant.