Mudrooms: 10 Spaces That are Functional and Fabulous

One space I’ve always thought would be great to have in my home is a mudroom. They can serve a variety of purposes, from supplying some extra storage to giving the family a place to take off their dirty shoes and hang their coats. As an organizer, I just love the functionality of such a space. Another great thing about mudrooms is that they can take an awkward space and give it a useful purpose. Hallways or entryways can be improved with features of a mudroom to make better use of the space. Depending on your family’s specific needs, there are a lot of different ideas for getting the most out of your mudroom. Here are 10 mudrooms to inspire you that have strong functionality and style.

Mudrooms

1 Baskets serve as an easy-to-access and stylish storage option for this open shelving unit. Some low shelves can hold boots, flip-flops, and gardening shoes.

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MSN Living
Photographer: Charlie Drevstam

2 An orange wall defines this mudroom by the back door with other colorful accents to make it fun and functional.

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House Beautiful
Photographer: Jonny Valiant

3 To keep this mudroom tidy for a space visible to guests, cabinet doors keep all the storage hidden from view.

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Better Homes & Gardens

4 This mudroom offers a small wash area that is perfect for cleaning off dirt or sand or even giving your dog a bath.

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Better Homes & Gardens

5 An amazing sliding wood door hides this mudroom when it’s not in use and adds some character to the home.

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Designer: J.S. Brown & Co.

6 A mudroom can be a great place to display mementos as decor. A strong rug offers a place to wipe your feet and the bench offers a place to sit while changing out of dirty shoes or gear.

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Apartment Therapy

7 This mudroom offers four cubbies, one for each member of the family to store some gear including their coats and boots. The wallpaper makes a design statement and distinguishes the space from the rest of the home.

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Photographer: John Bessler

8 A small corner was made functional by the addition of a bench, some hooks, and a drawer for storage. Some fun decorative elements finish it off.

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Photographer: Tria Giovan

9 This large hallway was turned into a narrow but functional mudroom complete with an abundance of extra storage.

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Designer: Molly Quinn

10For a dog lover, this mudroom could be priceless. It’s equipped with storage space for all of their items including leashes and towels and even has a shower area just for them to make bathing your pets much easier.

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Designer: Parkyn Design

A mudroom can be an invaluable addition to a home. If you’re thinking about adding one to your home, make a list of what functions you need it most for and work from there to design the best space for your family.

Peggy
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