This shoe rack bench is genius! Genius I tell you. You need to build one of these for your entryway, perfect for storing shoes and a place to sit as well.
Use the free woodworking instructions at the link to build a bench for your mudroom or entryway with an added bonus of shoe storage.
This bench is perfect for an entryway. The seat flips up for shoe storage and there is a drawer as well. Free plans at the link.