When space is tight, opt for furniture that cleverly expands, folds or does double duty. Versatile, practical and stylish, storage benches are a terrific seating and storage option for more than just the mudroom. I’ve put a cottage storage bench at the foot of my bed, and not only does it fill several roles, but it also adds a lot of interest to my rustic bedroom décor.
Windsor Faux Leather Entryway Bench
Incredible stylish bench to set up in the hallway. Bun feets and artificial leather seat covering gives it a unique character. Certainly draw the attention of your guests. It has a drawer, perfect for storing keys, gloves, scarves or cosmetic to maintenance shoes.
Entryway storage bench designed with classic flair. Bottom slatted shelf will accommodate shoes and accessories that you'd like to keep within hand's reach. Wide seat is upholstered with black leather look material.
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Turn kitchen cabinets into a custom banquette in your eat-in kitchen. Youll create more space, seating and lots of extra storage. Its the perfect place to store bulky serving pieces that are used only occasionally.
Lake house sun room window seat decorated in classic blue and white including ticking fabric. Space decor by @krinze
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I love how this cozy nook was created by partnering a worn farm table, chairs and a padded banquette
Love this for the foyer area in the basement. Drawers for shoes & supplies. Hangers for towels from hot tub
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I heart this breakfast nook - I swoon for dark wood for some reason. I also love the shelves behind for books!
Looks like the bottom of a dresser, and a headboard. How gorgeous!! Follow me for great DIY home decor!
Love the paint color with beadboard. Add Function to an Awkward Space Give an awkward area a purpose and appeal. Transform a basic bay or boxy window into a reading nook. Or furnish an empty corner of the living room with a game table and storage cabin
How to make this wonderful window seat - bench from old drawers. at My Cottage Charm
turquoise window seat interiors. Oh my gosh I love this!!! especially the little doors underneath!
Love the window seat for smaller eat-in kitchen areas. Plus, the flooring would look awesome in my little breakfast area
Cottage-style breakfast nook...only if I had a place for a nook.chandelier only
mud room - Wainscotting, Craftsman, Traditional, Chair rail
Ooo move my radiator and have this in the bay...window seat with storage underneath...
Our home: the big idea of small on Simple Mom. Gorgeous pics of a cabin that's home to a family of 5.
Love the baskets, shelves and bench....but maybe only do 1: smaller area used.....get rid of the paddles
Cute idea to have a window seat in the kitchen, place for kids to sit or you can sit comfy and read while keeping an eye on the dinner
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HGTV's Sarah Richardson cozies up in this country chic Canadian kitchen
Dining area of Lyndsey's 557 square foot home built using Tumbleweed Whidbey Tiny House Plans. Photo © Nancy Nolan for AtHomeArkansas.com.
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Dresser turned bench. For entry closet...old bedroom dresser? Painted? What color?
Beaded board doors and wainscoting, brick floors in a mudroom
This type of product provides a high comfort of sitting thanks to its large seat and solid backrest. It also offers plenty of storage space underneath. The frame is made of klin-dried hardwood, so the whole construction features a very high solidity.
A cozy window seat occupies the footprint of a never-used jetted tub. More bathroom renovations on a budget:
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This would be perfect for the porch at my cottage... totally doing this!!!
Cottage mudroom w/red brick floor floor-to-ceiling lockers
Great adaptation of EXPEDIT as a sofa table! (EXPEDIT shelving unit, 59.99; EXPEDIT set of casters, 15.00 ea. - 2 shown). Pehaps reinforce with stronger vertical piece in the middle.
A sitting area off the living room cannily resembles ship bunks. (Love the campaign style drawer pulls!)
Many old cottages used to have siding like this inside from expansions. I love this as an intentional detail. The entry bench is great. I would love to start seeing hall trees more ofte though.
Out of cabinet space for large serving pieces? Look up. This simple shelf solves the dilemma of storing odd-shape items, such as gravy boats and pitchers, while also displaying dishware that's just too pretty to tuck away. Also check out the recessed pla
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Building out along a wall can create enough storage to house all your stuff, leaving your space free of clutter.
Wire baskets for shoes. Wooden picking crates would work also, stack them lengthwise for runners etc and on their ends for boots.
White Sunroom. The rustic-looking white floor is laminate!
we could do something similar to this in the foyer leading to the computer both entry ways
Design Chic: Home Tour: Atlanta Guest House .."Think I've found my mother-in-law suite!"
Wall unit made with two tower bookcases, wall cabinet between them to serve as a bench, bead board and shelf with hooks above that
Breakfast Nook or Lounging Area Storage Bench Seating
I love built ins! I have two closets in my entryway at home, but I'm still not sure I should give one up for an open storage concept like this...
Pale blue and cream hallway The 'weathered board' wallpaper in this hallway creates texture without swamping a small space. Wallpaper Clarke & Clarke Paint Farrow & Ball Bench seat fabric Robert Allen Read more at
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