This eclectic white entryway houses a functional mudroom featuring a contemporary storage bench. Wooden shelving is situated above the bench, creating additional storage options. Colorful geometric patterns are used to keep the space feeling lively and trendy.
Measure, mark and cut the top, side and back pieces. For the top you will need to cut (3) 1” x 6” x 55½” pieces. For the sides you will need to cut (4) 1” x 6” x 21¼” pieces and (2) 1” x 4” x 21¼” pieces. For the back, cut the sheet 21¼” x 52”. TIP: Ask to have the sheet cut at the hardware store. Remove rough cut edges from all boards with sandpaper.
Instead of piling logs along the side of your house for all to see, slide them under a bench with built-in storage, like this DIY design from Lowe's. Positioned near your fire pit or outdoor oven, the seat gives easy access to fuel when it's time to stoke the fire.
Susan Brunstrum not only added an elegant style to this Park City, Utah vacation home, but she solved storage problems as well. In this mudroom, she situated a rustic bench for shoes and hung eight small "antler" hooks on the wall for purses, bookbags and jackets.
This breakfast nook has storage benches for seating as seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper. Decorative throw pillows feature a textured knitted finish with partial black design and tasseled corners. Dainty framed plants are fixed over the shiplap walls.
Built-in benches with blue cushions offer comfortable seating in the mudroom, with a place to store shoes underneath. Above the coat hooks, wicker baskets provide enough storage for any beach items you may need. A wooden console table centers the space to complete the chic, coastal design.
A Western Stoneware crock, distressed metal mounted hooks, and framed plants decorate this country breakfast nook. White shiplap walls and storage bench seating create the calm and bright framework of the design. A tasseled throw pillow add cushion and a touch of color to the space.
A window bench padded for comfort provides a spot for changing shoes. Cubbies below the bench offer storage for shoes and other accessories, with baskets in a tower of open shelves for organized storage of smaller items.