This is what our entry way looked like the day we moved in.
We removed the coat rack from the wall and reused the hooks.
Now for the bench. Back in October my husband designed a bench with the measurements perfectly fitting that space. He built it and sat there unfinished from November until now.
We added some 1/2" trim to cover the imperfections in the joints and used wood filler to smooth out some imperfections in the wood. We also finally added the backing.
It looks so much better in there now that's its finished.
I love the way it turned out and how it meets our needs now.
After looking at this picture I think the pictures frames on the other side of the wall might need to be painted white.