Benches are the perfect piece of furniture. They help you solve storage and organizational problems and theyâ€™re cute. If they gave back rubs, weâ€™d marry â€˜em.
Benches donâ€™t have to bust your budget either. Check out these lovely benches all for under $100. From the top down: Targetâ€™s hall bench in natural is $79.99; JCPenny has their Elements bench on sale for $99.00; the eco-friendly Arlington bench from 2Modern starts at $89.00; and the Saunders Falls Village footboard is a steal at $69.00.
Buy baskets some functional square baskets (30% off at JoAnn Fabrics) and slide them underneath to store gloves, scarves, and doggie toys. Consider painting some of the more bland benches in a metallic color to make your thrifty bench look like a gajillion bucks. Check out Design*Sponge for some more great bench-spiration.