Painted Storage Bench Painted Storage Bench. This is a refinished solid wood bench. It is a slatted sleigh bench at bothy sides and back. It has a really great area for storage under the seat. It has been painted in Amy Howard at Home black paint and we lightly distressed the curves to give more depth and aged character. Great bench, seats three adults or about 4 little ones. Perfect for a family that needs to hide stuff away in an entryway.