unique idea of cutting an old coffee table in half and painting it to use for two end-to-end benches in the entry way. plus DIY framed numbers for the coat hooks - Initials or silhouettes would also be fun!
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Supply List for Top Shelf 1 x 12 ? back of shelf ?(mine was long) 1 x 4 ?- top of shelf (use a for a deeper shelf) 3 and inch crown molding 1 and inch decorative molding miter saw nail gun caulk and wood filler masking tape primer/paint or stain hooks
more likely to hang coats in here than on a hanger. Also for bags and purses" Hmm. That's totally true. I hate putting my coat on a hanger. I should just remove the pole from the hall closet and put hooks in instead.
For the laundry room. If you need the extra storage, this idea is perfect for you! If you are more simplistic in style, go with fewer shelves so it doesn't look too sparse and keeps a "warm inviting" feel.