When you're short on space and looking for functional furniture, nothing beats a storage bench. Their narrow shape makes for the perfect entryway accent, cushions can provide extra seating, and hidden compartments act as ideal vessels for, well, storage. Embrace versatility on a budget with this roundup of 11 stylish storage benches under $200. From rustic to refined, we've got a solution for every style.
Don't let the name fool you. While it works for shoes, this bench also pairs well with baskets to store everything from magazines and bags to linens and scarves.
Storage doesn't have to be silent. Scream spring with this attention-grabbing print.
When minimalistic midcentury is at a modest price point. Talk about a win-win.
Not into drawers? Add a warm feel to your space with this top-storage beauty that combines studded accents with reclaimed natural legs.
High sides, bolster pillows, and piped edges prove that storage can be sleek.
Wood for the win.
Angled legs and upholstered fabric in an eye-catching color make this modern bench one not to be missed.
Channel childhood memories and smells of cedar with this bench reminiscent of grandmother's storage trunk. The unfinished hardwood can be stained, making it a DIY dream.
Need a footstool? Look no further. Seeking a nontraditional coffee table? We've found it. The compact, round design of this ottoman makes it a perfect multifunctional piece. The velvet upholstery in pastel and jewel tones wins major style points.
Style, simplicity, and the convenience of collapsible storage all on a shoestring budget.
Take the cubical out of the office and into the home with this rustic, cubby-based storage bench.
Stephanie Smith is a native New Yorker living in the Bay. Her work is largely in health and fitness, and her writing has appeared in publications including Adidas GamePlan A, Everyday Health, Fitbit.com, MensHealth.com, Aaptiv, and Daily Burn. Stephanie is a firm believer in morning coffee, hard work, and chasing the burn. When she's not whipping up protein-rich vegetarian meals or picking things up and putting them down, she's obsessing about throw pillows, mid-century must haves, and smart, small-space storage (#studioliving).