open rack with a storage bench
This DIY towel rack is gorgeous! The rustic finish and strong, sturdy hooks make this a perfect coat or towel rack for any space. Great step-by-step tutorial, too! maisondepax.com
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This beautiful farmhouse entryway is the perfect mix of style and organization with a cozy bench, hooks for coat storage, and a basket for accessories.
No room for a full front-entry coat closet? Check out this DIY industrial coat rack from Beneath My Heart.
I love the top. I would put a bench or something at the bottom instead of the buckets. A shoe rack would be nice too or storage under the bench
Piles near your doorway are just a fact of life. Don't underestimate the power of a cute umbrella holder and shoe tray to make everything feel tidier and fancier. See more at The Curtis Casa »
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