I love the look of this and I would probably try to do it in the same coulour for the garage enterance.
Swedish Antique Bench
An antique bench is a focal point in the home's entryway.
The Windsor Bench
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If I can't find the perfect church pew to complete the look I really want then something like this would be great too. I like the baskets underneath although I don't want it to look too cluttered in my entry.
I have one almost identical to this one, came from Jack Rhodus @ show in N'ville, Tn. He called it a "low back settle".