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Great Home Mudroom Ideas
Mudrooms can be at an entryway or the exit at the back end of the house. It’s a room that the family and guests will be entering to take off their muddy boots and jackets and setting down wet umbrellas and heavy bags.
As an entryway mudroom, it’s the first thing your guests will see, and it is a way to welcome them into your home. Having a place designated for shoes and coats is a great way to keep things organized, especially when entertaining several guests at a time. This could be something as simple as an entryway bench for storage of shoes and coats.
There are so many ways to get creative with this. It doesn’t have to look as gritty as it sounds. It’s becoming a popular focal point for designers and do-it-yourselves alike. It can be an interesting space to show off and decorate.
Here are some fresh design ideas to help you get inspired to decorate your mudroom.
Entryway Mudroom Ideas
This is the quintessential West Elm inspired design that shows off you really know how to decorate and style a room. It’s bursting with great items to add to your mudroom. Ever thought of using a rug to hang on the wall? This vignette shows you how. A simple hallway mudroom design like in the image looks perfect in most homes.
Closet Mudroom Ideas
The key point of a mudroom is to organize the items you don’t want lying around your house. You can use it to get organized by adding shelving, crates, baskets, hooks, and anything that will keep your stuff in one place. Keeping it organized will allow you to “grab and go” with your essentials.
Small Space Mudroom
Many homes don’t have designated spaces specifically for a mudroom. That shouldn’t be a problem if you can find a space near your entryway to reclaim. Something as simple as adding a hook rack and seating can easily let guests know where they should put their things.
If you don’t want a lot of clutter and traffic, you can lie off on the décor and spice things up with simple accents and a clean-looking wallpaper design. You can swap a functional mudroom for an aesthetically pleasing mudroom. The choice is yours.
A mudroom might be especially needed for those with kids. Instead of having children throw their coats and backpacks on the floor when they come home, built-in shelving with designated spots and bins for each child might be a way to teach them organization early on.
DIY Mudroom Ideas with Wooden Crates
It’s easy to create a DIY style rustic mudroom with a few strategically place wooden crates. Attach a few hooks to some wooden planks and you’ve also got yourself a coat hook. This is a very easy yet stylish way to create your mudroom from scratch or found items.
Garage Mudroom Ideas
An industrial look for a mudroom could be achieved by adding scaffolding tubes and hooks. The metal pipes combined with the wooden shelves and seating make for an interesting design.
These would fit perfectly in a garage where they would not look out of place, and it makes no difference if they get scratched or damaged. The perfect place for a mudroom. Checkout Westelm for more mudroom ideas.
A Selection of Mudroom Ideas
|LIFETIME 60226 Home & Garage Storage Locker||Prime||Take a Look|
|Whitmor Modern Industrial Entryway Bench w/Shoe Storage, Brown||Prime||Take a Look|
|Top||Prepac 60" 24 Shoe Cubbies Wide Hall Tree, White||Prime||Take a Look|
|Walker Edison AZT72MWBW 5 Entryway Bench Hall Tree Coat Rack Shoe Storage Shelf Mudroom Hallway Organizer, 72 Inch, Barnwood Brown||Prime||Take a Look|
|Gorilla Grip Original Durable Natural Rubber Door Mat, Heavy Duty Doormat for Indoor Outdoor, 23x35, Waterproof Easy Clean, Low-Profile Mats for Entry Garage Patio High Traffic Areas, Charcoal Chevron||Prime||Take a Look|
|HOMEKOKO Coat Rack Shoe Bench Hall Tree Entryway Bench with Storage, Wood Look Accent Furniture with Metal Frame, 3-in-1 Design (Dark Brown)||Prime||Take a Look|
|Convenience Concepts Oxford Utility Mudroom Bench, Gray||Prime||Take a Look|
|Bush Furniture Salinas Hall Tree with Shoe Storage Bench in Pure White and Shiplap Gray||Prime||Take a Look|
|Safavieh American Homes Collection Damien Vintage Grey 3 Drawer Storage Unit||Prime||Take a Look|
|Prepac 60" 24 Shoe Cubbies Wide Hall Tree, Drifted Gray||Prime||Take a Look|