The Best 30 DIY Entryway Bench Projects

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Are you troubled with all those backpacks, coats, and lots and lots of shoes lying all around the entryway, keeping things look just so cluttered and unmanaged? You really don’t need to struggle with keeping things organized at the entryway as something as simple as a winsome entryway bench can make things a lot more easier. And these 30 DIY Entryway Bench Projects prove that making this piece of furniture at home is quite an effortless affair!

The Best 30 DIY Entryway Bench Projects

1. Entryway Bench

Entryway Bench

Welcome this Entryway Bench to your home and get something truly functional to keep those bags, shoes and much more. The simple and elegant design leaves a whole world of possibilities to customize it with boxes and different materials. Apart from the wooden boards, you need some screws, paint or stain and polyurethane, a miter saw or circular saw, a drill, and a kreg pocket hole jig. When Built offers the detailed project plan and the steps to recreate your own Entryway Bench, showcasing it quite well why it’s great to build one than to buy it.

DIY Details : betterwhenbuilt

2. Entryway Mudroom Tutorial

Entryway Mudroom Tutorial

Create a gorgeous mudroom for your entryway with built-in spots for hanging all your hats, coats, bags, and those scarves perfectly well-organized, while having enough room to store a whole lot of pair of shoes in the baseboard below. This one also offers a lovely bench for letting you tie your shoes before leaving home, or simply use it as a comfortable entryway seating. And that sleek and minimal design flaunted by this white mudroom with a touch of rustic wood shade also adds to the look of your space.

DIY Details : littleredbrickhouse

3. DIY Shoe Storage Bench

DIY Shoe Storage Bench

A regular wooden bench, when built in a way to house four very spacious crates, forms a fabulous DIY Shoe Storage Bench that not only allows you to store lots of boots, shoes and other mudroom stuff, but also offers a comfortable space to sit and put those shoes on. Thanks to that huge size of the crates, specifically 18 X 12.5 X 9.5 inches, that makes up for plenty of space, alongwith a soothing old navy satin enamel finish that brings the contrast. Apart from the crates, you need plywood sheets, wooden boards, screws, and wood glue.

DIY Details : thatsmyletter

4. Shoe Storage Bench from Kitchen Cabinets

Shoe Storage Bench from Kitchen Cabinets

Made out of some inexpensive kitchen wall cabinets, an old door with recessed panels, four ornate old coffee table legs, some shelf brackets, and some lumber lying around your yard, this one is one heck of a lavishly decorative Shoe Storage Bench that would look just so amazing, no matter where you place it around the house. Let the bench hold that huge variety of shoes, while hanging all those coats, bags and hats on the rack – that would otherwise usually pile up behind your entrance door.

DIY Details : prettyhandygirl

5. Turquoise 2×4 Entry Bench

Turquoise 2x4 Entry Bench

If you are all about the idea of subtle, or simply haven’t got loads of time to construct a complicated bench from the very scratch, this Turquoise 2×4 Entry Bench is perhaps, all you need to keep everything in perfect place with utmost grace. It has been constructed using a coffee table plan from Ana White with a few tweaks to suit the entryway. Place a few crates or basket underneath to house shoes, while using the table top to keep other knick-knacks. This one surely won’t fail to compliment your decor, no matter what’s the theme.

DIY Details : thedomesticheart

6. Cheap Cabinet into Nice Bench

Cheap Cabinet into Nice Bench

How about re-purposing that old, cheap, worn out cabinet you were thinking to discard, and converting in into a nice, trendy and edgy entryway bench? You just have to get a little creative on the cabinet using some scrap wood, glue and nails. The other supplies you may need are a good dark stain, some furring strips, a drill machine, a few nails, and a handful of construction tools. Go for a nice, bright paint to add the finishing touches to your bench, and use it as a chic book rack, or an entryway bench.

DIY Details : myrepurposedlife

7. Storage Shelf to Entryway Bench

Storage Shelf to Entryway Bench

It’s always great to upcycle a few old furniture items and turn them into something functional and attractive all over again. Here is one of the prettiest entryway bench projects that would yield something truly comforting for your space out of a wooden shelf, in a way that combines storage with cozy seating. Having lots of drawers at the bottom as well as on the side, this bench has got ample of room to throw a few pillows and cushions on the other side to spend those precious relaxing moments when you just enter the house.

DIY Details : zelfmaakideetjes

8. The Great Crate Challenge

The Great Crate Challenge

Painting a few wooden crates in a vibrant color, followed by attaching them together is the key to building a beautiful bench for your front porch, that too with loads of storage space within. What you will need is 3 wooden crates, a 1 x 12 x 12 inch whitewood board, bolts, nuts, washers, a few wood screws, a nice stain or paint, and wood legs to begin with constructing your very own crate bench. Take a look how you can build the bench with just a few easy-to-follow steps explained in the below guide.

DIY Details : operationhomeblog

9. DIY Shoe Bench

DIY Shoe Bench

Make yourself a spectacular DIY Shoe Bench that can be put to awesome use not only to get rid of the shoe pile by your front door , but also lets you use the board above to don a pair with ease. You just need to assemble a few different-sized wooden boards and pieces together in an interesting pattern, followed by trimming off the excess and sanding the bench to make everything glossy and smooth. Finally, paint the bench and add some varnishing to get the bench all set for attaching it to a nice top, and voila!

DIY Details : craftingintherain

10. Pallet Entryway Bench – Storage Bench

Pallet Entryway Bench – Storage Bench

It really can’t get any more apt than this DIY Pallet Entryway Bench for you if you believe in the concept of Less is More. Offering a solution for all your entryway storage and hanging needs, this one is so easy to put together using reclaimed pallet wood that you don’t even need to go for complicated wood working. It has got a sturdy built and a pleasing appearance, sporting bright metallic hooks at the top and a variety of shoe storage cabinets at the bottom. Not to forget, this one is specially meant for small spaces.

DIY Details : 101pallets

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