Make a Pretty Bench with Thrift Store Finds

A truly budget-savvy transformation.

Thrift Store Nightstands Hack 01:02

Turn thrift store nightstands into a stylish storage bench with this easy DIY.

Try this DIY to add seating and storage to an entryway or mudroom. Watch the video above to see how cheap nightstands become a beautiful bench.

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Built-In Bench With Butcher-Block Top

An empty niche is filled with an easy-to-make wooden bench.

Transform a Coffee Table Into an Upholstered Bench

Add a high-end touch to your bedroom on a budget. Learn how to upcycle an inexpensive coffee table into a luxe upholstered bench with leather strap details.

DIY Storage Bench With Rustic Industrial Style

Boost your entryway’s style and function with this DIY storage bench. You can stash shoes and other on-the-go essentials in the baskets, while the seat is the perfect place to slip on footwear before you head out the door. Distressed wood sides and a galvanized pipe rail lend rustic industrial flair to this piece.

Build an Upholstered Storage Bench

Step-by-step instructions for creating a practical showpiece

Make a Bench With Built-In Side Tables

A custom bench with side tables serves as a divider for an open-floor-plan living and dining room.

How to Build a Toy Box Bench

Make a toy chest that doubles as a bench with these simple steps.

How to Add Color to a Boring Buffet

The DIY experts at HGTV Magazine recreated this flea market find. Here’s how you can, too.

Make an Easy Kids' Coat Rack

This simple-to-build, kid-sized coat rack will provide the perfect place for little hats and coats to hang.

Make a Mudroom Bench

Use these instructions to create a bench perfect for your mudroom.

Build Custom End Tables

Create deep, wall-mounted end tables by cutting a vintage bench in half. The tables take up less floor space and provide ample surface space.

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