Use drawer slides; mount the drawer on the wall; attach the shell to the slides, so it pulls out. Shifty Desk / Hallway Stand by Daniel Schofield This is such a great storage idea! It can be a shelf and a drawer.
This could work really well in the hall - Shelf for plant/picture - drawers for mail - could run a pole between the brackets for keys/scarves etc - EKBY ALEX / EKBY VALTER Shelf with drawer - white/birch - IKEA
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