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)
Look Mudroom Built-ins (Can we swoon over storage?) I love this when there is no extra rooms to turn into a closet room/space. "The mudroom connects visually with the kitchen by way of built-in cabinetry.