Benches are so inspiring for me. They are a great option with a versatile use and look great in many spots around the house. Ideal for halls to lace the shoes and get ready before you go, bedrooms and dining-rooms. Check my collection below and you'll be stunned with the options.
Panka - Indoor/ outdoor bench Panka is a handmade, made to order bench , built with reclaimed wood and recycled steel pipes, hand bent with oxygen/acetylene torches.
IKEA Hackers | Expedit Turned Banquette Seat: A bookshelf turned sideways and given an upholstered backing becomes a chic storage bench.
4' bench cedar 16-18" wide & 18" tall seat. Back is 42" high, No two alike. etsy TRUECONNECTION shop $475
A stunning addition to living rooms and dining rooms, this chic dining table has an oval top, and a pedestal base with three curvy legs. Plus, the wooden craftsmanship makes the whole sturdy and reliable.
Storage for Kids: long bookcase with legs and a cushion makes a great reading bench
Hampton Storage Bench with Rattan Baskets
It is a piece of furniture that has got a functional role in the house. This bench is made of durable wood in a neutral white color. It includes a supportive backrest and two lower shelves with baskets that can be used as storage drawers.
Look at what you can make with a door, a cabinet, and some hooks. You could find a 30” wide door and 30” wide cabinet at a home improvement store, attach them, trim them with baseboard, then prime and paint them both. The mirror and cushioned seat
fabulous dining room windows..BUT I would have a long bench with a back instead of the one against the window...much more comfortable
crown molding arm rest | Back Yard Swing With Drink Holders - Furniture - 586 -
I think I like the idea of a bench with a back and pillows for a kitchen table seat!
This contemporary curved bench seat in the landscape is so smart. Can you imagine relaxing and kicking back in the afternoon sun. The form would also work well with exposed aggregate concrete. If done in this treatment it would then double as a skatepark
adjustable back rest bench so cool! French designer and cabinetmaker Chloe de la Chaise created a limited-edition series of fifty of these benches, produced with options including chestnut, oak, robinia-acacia and moabi.
Life size checker board game with white benches. I'd make the pieces with a hole in the middle; older adults could easily move them with a dowel, but the could easily store in the winter.
Kitchen Island/breakfast nook combo. A good idea to keep in my back pocket. I much prefer the bar stools with an over hang for an island, but then again, I'm always looking for ways to save space, just in case I don't get to build my dream home to spec.
Driven By Décor: Breakfast Nooks: Kitchen Bench Seats / Banquettes
Face two wooden chairs next to each other. Using lumber from the home improvement yard, or better yet, recycle wood pallet slats, connect the chairs on both sides along the seat base. Don’t make these side pieces too long as you want the bench to be sta
Winthrop Storage Bench
This is a bench in the hallway, which can perform two functions simultaneously. It's bench, which facilitates the establishment of shoes. At the same time it is a storage compartment. Here, you can bury a variety of items that the hall can be useful.
Garden Swing Retreat Idea
Fun rustic mudroom idea - just add simple hooks to a stained plank with simple bench below (no need for back). The stain (color, value/depth) is great = warm, natural.
Make the most of your space with a cozy breakfast nook. More breakfast nook ideas:
Situated near the back door and away from the cooking zone, this mudroom built-in holds cubbies and a boot bench for kids. | Photo: Eric Roth
An awkward wall and pass-through between the kitchen and living-dining area in this house created a disjointed feel. Replacing the wall with a peninsula maintained counterspace in the kitchen, while providing the back for a brand-new dining banquette.
Seated Solution A low shelving unit offers a convenient storage solution as well as a place to sit down and put on shoes before heading outdoors. Large baskets are ideal for stashing outdoor gear near an exterior basement entry
like this - will alter to be large enough to lay down and make the back drop down - possibly add drop down tray
Hayburn & Co beautiful white, sand, and linen color scheme with a lovely banquette backing up to an island.
DIY Cinder Block 'sofa': This certainly isn't for everyone, but I love how this cinderblock sofa almost takes on a kid-like quality. It's like it's built out of legos! I'd probably toss a cushion across the bench seat, but I love the plants organically gr
Garden Furniture made of stone with fire place, fabulous! have a hill side this would look beautiful in front of
TLC Home "Deck Ideas: Craftsman Themes Fina a Home" - I like the separation of decks by changing the orientation of the planks
Make Your Own Porch Furniture DIY...I love this & could actually make it.
Entry Way ideas for small spaces @ DIY Home Design
Sit and Stay Awhile Give your guests a selection of spots to sit and relax by providing built-in seating. (Plus, the more seating your deck offers, the less furniture you have to purchase.) Keep in mind that if you live in a hot, sunny climate, sha
Here is a nearly indestructible metal bench made from a Chevrolet truck tail gate and metal. Wouldn't this look great on the porch or in the shop?
Hay bale seating - I like the idea for an outside wedding but I feel the guests would feel uncomfortable without a place to rest their backs. If I decide to do this, I'd have to have different seating for the elderly.
Bench in the entryway
Or even this small corner pergola with a stationary bench in the back left corner of the yard would be good
No-Equipment Sculpting Moves: Plank Tuck. Works shoulders, lower back, abs, obliques. #SelfMagazine
Huge fire pit seating area. I love this - but I definitely prefer the circular seating for whatever reason. And ours would obviously be for a real fire with real logs.
Add some excitement to a deck or backyard with one of these smokin' fire pits or hot torches.
A built-in bench with hinged top provides needed storage in an entryway or back-door mudroom. | Photo: Keller + Keller |
raised bed with benches for old people, it says, or people with back problems, still....
Montana Wildlife Gardener: Repurposed kitchen sink! I love this idea. Even better if there was an actual water supply. I would omit the bucket and run a drain pipe straight down or towards the back. Dig a shallow hole directly under the pipe and fille
A window seat (or a vintage trunk) can stand in for a file cabinet when fitted with freestanding hanging-file-folder racks, available in various widths to suit any size storage space. To prevent straining and twisting your back while accessing files, inst
Enjoy Your Outdoors More with a Beautiful Deck Love the flower boxes
This upholstered bench looks awesome with white dining chairs and classic, traditional wooden table. Everything is designed with the neutral color palette. The white, cream and brown colors are a restful combination.
KItchen Colour combination that I am planning for my TinyHouse... - To connect with us, and our community of people from Australia and around the world, learning how to live large in small places, visit us at or at ww
This design proposal for a modern urban bench considers the varying needs of different people who might use it. The designers, Rocker Lange, use a computer program that takes data about the intended site and creates a form that offers multiple seating sol
Waist Cincher Start in a side plank with feet staggered on bench, right foot in front of left, left palm on floor, right arm wrapped around waist. Raise hips as high as you can (as shown), then lower to start for 1 rep. Do 12 reps. Switch sides; repeat
An old-fashion beauty for your cottage country home, which will bring industrial sparks to any interior. The coffee table stands on powder-coated metal legs, holding a sturdy wood top in a natural finish.
How to Decorate in Grayscale The only thing I will need to add to my room is the gray wall! Love it <3
Tucked into the wall along a staircase, this clever shelf space makes use of an often under-used area. The square shelf units mimic the stairs, and the backs are painted a seaglass hue, in keeping with the homes palette of turquoise, green, navy, and whit