I'd put my salt and pepper shaker here...and maybe other table-top needs in an innovative way/display.
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Tutorial: DIY Sofa Table (what I like most is the decorative scroll work, which she picked up at Hobby Lobby for less than 10 bucks!)
Have been wanting to remove drywall to recess coat hooks between the studs ever since we built the house! Finally, here's a pic where it was actually done (from http://www.roomreveal.com/snaps/1550-Duetto-slab-with-a-leather-finish)
HEMNES shoe cabinet from IKEA with mirror over it instead of a normal entryway table.. takes up a lot less space!
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like the storage baskets for different colors - need a space for drying racks - built in?
Mudroom idea, but I'd raise the bench and have a couple shelves for shoes
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