Most of the entrances, with the exception of the smallest, have a bench – this is a convenient piece to have a seat and put on your shoes, use them for storage, and use the space below for storage. If you want one but aren’t ready to buy it yet and feel smart about making it, here are a number of home improvement tools that can help you make different benches from different materials – every home improvement will find something here!
This is no ordinary wooden bench, but an ideal piece for the entrance area! Why? Because it offers a shoe rack that isn’t boring and unusually organized. Hanging storage baskets are exactly what you need to attach to the seat. Read how to attach such baskets to a bench or how to make a bench first and then attach it. Have fun doing handicrafts!
Hairpin legs are now a trendy solution in furniture design. This is why making a stylish bench with hairpin legs is a cool idea. This bench has a stained seat and hairpin legs so it won’t take long. Read how you can do it and spice up your entrance area with a trendy bench.
Here’s another hairpin leg bench, but it’s something special: it features a rough wooden top with a rough edge and uneven thickness. Such a bench will add a chic touch to your room and make it cozier and warmer. The hairpin legs give the piece a trendy feel.
This simple modern wooden bench fits many spaces, from modern to boho chic rooms. It has a stained wooden seat and metal legs, all modern and stable, in black. The wood is made of walnut, which gives the room with its texture chic and style. Enjoy!
More hairpins? Yes, please! Not only does the bench have them, but also a comfortable seat made of stacked plywood? What is the advantage over a wooden seat? Stacked plywood is much cheaper and you may already have some on hand from previous projects or renovations. Read how to make the piece and have fun crafting!
This is not a furniture making project but a renovation project. A cheap used bench was remodeled with stencils: it’s a white bench with brightly colored accents here and there and there’s plenty of storage space inside. Make your room more colorful and lively with such a bench!
This beautiful vintage wooden bench has an open storage space and cool printed cushions. Such a piece is a perfect solution for a shabby chic or vintage room. The tutorial will show you how to make the whole piece of wood. It will take time, but the result is very stylish and cool.
An old and boring country-style bench turns into a chic and modern solution for higher legs – exactly what you need for your entrance area! The seat is covered with printed blue fabric and placed on larger legs. Although there is no additional storage space, it looks cool and is comfortable.
This rustic bench has a cool and chic shape and bright plaid upholstery – the contrast is amazing! The edge is decorated with nail heads and the whole piece looks very comfortable and cozy – ideal for a modern entrance to the farmhouse! Check out how to make the whole piece from the start.
Everyone needs additional storage space in such a utility space as an entrance area. Do you need storage space? Here we go! This bench with plenty of storage space consists of usual cabinets, there is a pillow for cushions and some pillows. Watch the video tutorial to build the entire bank and free up space!
A vintage coffee table can be transformed into a comfortable upholstered bench. Sand, stain, or paint the paper and attach cushions or simply cover the table with a comfortable pillow. That’s it! Do you need detailed instructions? Read them in the source.
A small vintage desk has been renovated and the piece is transformed into a comfortable bench with upholstery. The idea is basically the same: sandpaper, stain or paint, but again the legs have been changed to give the bench a fresher and more modern look. Cut them off and replace newer ones! Read what to do next in the project.
I am absolutely thrilled with this bank! This piece consists of a standard IKEA bench and has a chic, cognac-colored leather seat. A bench like this would fit in a boho or mid-century modern room, and I love the contrast between light wood and richly colored leather. Read how to weave the leather to shape the seat.
Enjoy this bright makeover of an ordinary vintage bench with a colorful rope! I highly recommend rocking a white bench with a bold tone of rope for visual interest. The good thing is that such a bench is cheaper than the previous idea with leather and more environmentally friendly. The bench looks modern and lively, I love it!
String art pieces are very popular right now, there are lots of tutorials and items out there that look cool and stand out from all the other pieces of art - this is a simple idea that will give you a neat and cute piece for any room. You can go for any colors and looks and make anything you want: a sign, card, piece of art or coaster, or even make your own tree out of string. Yesterday we shared some ideas about string art pieces for winter and Christmas, and today I'd like to continue on this topic and share some tutorials on string art projects - read them and get smart!
There is no Christmas without a tree, and this tutorial will show you how to make a cool Christmas tree with string art. This piece is made in two shades of green which makes it look dimensional - what a cute idea! You can also add some decor to the tree if you want.
Deer are more symbolic of Christmas because Santa Claus rides them. Make a cool chalkboard and white deer head and decorate your room for winter and Christmas. In addition, such a work of art fits into a room inspired by forests at any time of the year.
Wood discs are great for creating and can be a nice base for Christmas decorations. These ornaments are made from wooden discs and represent some kind of string art as decor. Since the pieces are pretty simple, you can invite your children to make them. Very simple and cute, give them as gifts and hang on your tree!
If you have a spare board on hand, turn it into a cool Christmas sign! Paint it red and thread some words you like: merry christmas, santa claus, santa claus, bells or whatever you like. Such a sign is not difficult to make and it will bring a cool holiday spirit to your space.
This string art Christmas tree in green is very easy to make as it has a very simple silhouette and only one thread color. Feel free to invite your children to make it happen and help them when they need it. Also try your own colors and make it super colorful!
Snowflakes are super cute and beautiful, and if there is no snow in your place, you can make this art for winter or winter vacation. This cutie is white, but you can vary the colors and try something different.
A string craft can be given a modern twist with copper nails, a rustic wooden plaque, and a bold ombre palette. Such an interesting combination that looks rich in contrast is suitable for any room and gives your room a slightly rustic touch.
String Art isn't just about art or characters, you can also make super creative cards to give to your friends and family! Make these festive Christmas cards with the kids with this simple string art tutorial. Kids will love threading yarn and beads through them to make trees. You can also make holiday shapes like a pretty angel card.
Here's another String Art Ornament project, and the shapes here are even simpler than the previous project! Such a craft is ideal for children, but be careful with nails. Such pieces can be used as ornaments, coasters and even gift toppers, get inspired!
Do you need a sign? Do this rustic one with a large wooden disc with a raw edge and some string. Here you see colored threads and the word "joy", but you can vary it and write something different and the colors are up to you too.