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10 Imaginative Storage Benches!

One can never have too much chocolate….. or too much storage!

It’s that time of year — time to switch out your winter clothes for springtime frocks and dresses. And while I was thinking about great ways to store my sweaters and blankets, I thought that storage benches can serve that purpose, plus — they add extra seating and style to a room.

I’ve found 10 great storage bench ideas — from fast and easy to detailed and custom! Check them out after the break!

 


  • Turn a Bookcase into a Bench 1 of 10
    Turn a Bookcase into a Bench
    I use this style of bookcase at my house, but I'd never thought of this great idea. These bookcases are sturdy enough that you can turn them into a bench -- complete with storage. You might even choose some nice baskets to use underneath. Either way, it's a straightforward project that you can style to match your decor.
    Learn more at Houzz
  • Shipping Pallet Benches 2 of 10
    Shipping Pallet Benches
    You can make a storage bench out of almost anything. Like these crafty benches made out of shipping pallets.
    Learn more at Design Sponge
  • Wooden Plank Storage Benches 3 of 10
    Wooden Plank Storage Benches
    I adore these rustic-looking benches. You can distress -- or not distress -- them to match your decor. This featured picture would work great in nearly any decor, especially a beach-house style.
    Learn more at Ballard Designs
  • Turn a Dresser into a Storage Bench 4 of 10
    Turn a Dresser into a Storage Bench
    This is a great roadside rescue idea: got an old dresser? Don't be shy about cutting it apart. Instead, resurrect the good parts of its design by turning it into a funky storage bench -- with a fresh color to match your style.
    Learn more at Chic Staging and Design
  • Water Trough Storage Bench 5 of 10
    Water Trough Storage Bench
    Even a water trough can be upcycled into a unique storage bench! You'll have to make a trip to the feed store, perhaps, but that will be worth the adventure.
    Learn more at Southern Restoration on etsy
  • Chevron Storage Bench 6 of 10
    Chevron Storage Bench
    This Chevron storage bench is perfect at the end of a bed or even tucked under a buffet table. You can keep items inside of it for storage and pull it out when you need extra seating.
    Learn more at Target
  • Turn a Vintage Suitcase into a Storage Bench 7 of 10
    Turn a Vintage Suitcase into a Storage Bench
    I love vintage suitcase projects. The challenge for me is always finding a good vintage suitcase! When I do find them. sometimes they are too big to use for the accents I had in mind. But this is a brilliant and whimsical idea for those larger vintage suitcases!
    Learn more at Design Sponge
  • Storage Crate DIY Bench 8 of 10
    Storage Crate DIY Bench
    Here's a simple weekend afternoon project: just attach some storage crates to the underside of a coffee table and you have a DIY storage bench!
    Learn more at Domestic Diva
  • Turn MDF Boards into a Stylish, Tufted Storage Bench 9 of 10
    Turn MDF Boards into a Stylish, Tufted Storage Bench
    MDF can be the DIYer's scourge or savior. If you're careful about working with it, you'll love this stylish storage bench project. The MDF makes it steady and sturdy.
    Learn more at Fresh Home Ideas
  • Storage Bench on Wheels 10 of 10
    Storage Bench on Wheels
    Move your storage where you need it with this fun bench on wheels idea. And don't forget to choose something fun for the upholstery!
    Learn more at Oprah

 

And, here are some other ways to store Winter clothes:

12 Ways to Store Winter Clothes

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