Large Mudroom or entryway reclaimed wood bench with door and hooks!-Except add some additional closed storage, for example a roll down door over the cubbies.
DIY mudroom upper cabinetry (Part 2 of 2 for the whole thing, floor to crown molding).
entry bench using old door 3
DIY plywood shoe rack - Love this idea for leftover plywood
Hanging wooden crates for storage (shoes gloves hats next to front door)--good for garage or mud room. Change it up to colorful milk crates and it could make useful toy storage for the kids room!