Once in a great while, we stumble onto something that works like a magic formula. A bench is one of them.
You know those spaces that seems “fine”, there is nothing wrong with them. Yet there is just something missing. It could be any room such as an entry, living room, dinning room or bedroom.
Ready for the magic formula? Add a charming beautiful little bench.
Actually, we don’t need to be a great carpenter to make a great looking bench.
These 21 DIY benches offer lots of creative ideas for all building skill levels, and detailed tutorials on how to build great looking benches out of 2x4s, concrete blocks, or even old headboards and dressers from yard sales.
1 & 2. Designer Bench Knock-offs
You may have walked by a designer bench at West Elm or William Sonoma and think to yourself: I could build that for $20! Yes you can. These two beautiful DIY wood benches are perfect examples. ( Source: 1 | 2 )
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3, 4 & 5. DIY Storage Benches
6 & 7. DIY Upholstered Benches
8, 9 & 10. DIY Re-purposed Benches