With a little idea, painting and a simple board, you can make a decorative piece of furniture for your entry in a simple way and at a lower cost.
From a simple board attached to the wall and a piece of furniture designed and painted, you can create a nice console, easily achievable and cheaply. Simple for a successful effect! Here is an idea of realization:
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