This DIY pallet entry bench is famous due creative manufacturing for 2 in 1 purposes. You can also use it as DIY pallet coat rack for handbags, hats and other instant needs. (via Pallet Entryway Bench - Storage Bench 101 Pallets)
Simple built-in to create a mudroom and/or storage anywhere from an entry, to kids room or in a laundry room by adding shelves or a deeper bench for sitting. Put drawers under bench or have the seat lift up to store things.