Bench Seat With Storage

This Bench Seat With Storage is ideal for any room where you need a little extra storage, such as a kid’s room or an entryway.

The bench gives you a place to stash scarves, hats, and gloves in the entryway, or books and toys in the playroom. And because it features convenient sliding doors, whatever you choose to store will be neatly hidden from view.

How to choose a Bench Seat

Once a decision has been made to add a bench to the entryway, the more difficult task of actually choosing the bench begins. The choice can be based on a variety of different factors and can be influenced by personal taste quite a lot.

Obviously, you want your entryway bench to fit nicely into the space but also to be comfortable and practical at the same time. Before you decide on a design, measure the area where you want your bench to sit.

white oak bench storage
white oak bench storage

Decide what the maximum length would be best for it and also pay attention to any restrictions regarding the height or width in case you have a small space.

When all you have is a teensy nook to work with, a simple wooden mudroom bench can make a significant impact. In this space Designs, the piece of furniture is a practical necessity for parking handbags on top and shoes below. Take a good look at the blue walls—the color makes the natural wood features pop.

The flip-top seat of this storage bench opens up to reveal ample space to stow hats, shoes, throws, and more. To build your own, download a set of free plans.

Feel free to customize the finished product to complement your space by painting or staining it to match your decor. The project takes some time to build, but it offers immense rewards in the form of plentiful storage.

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