Mudrooms so nice, you’ll want to get dirty all over again.
A mudroom sure is handy where outdoor activities abound. This rustic cabin mudroom includes a handy storage/seating bench; coat racks; hat cubbies; a sink — and a nifty multi-boot warmer that dries off wet footwear with hot air. An electric, wall-mounted boot warmer is $1,200 to $2,500, depending on the number of boots you’d like to dry at the same time. Also works for wet gloves!
Cheery Ideas to Organize Your Mudroom or EntrywayMud Moderne
Only 6 feet wide, this entryway mud alcove has it all — a place for hanging coats, a bench for putting on shoes, and storage cabinets for umbrellas, mufflers, and other gear. Contemporary laminate cabinet finishes help keep costs low.
Cheery Ideas to Organize Your Mudroom or EntrywayAll in the Family
Here’s a mudroom designed to keep the family organized and on track. A small office alcove is good for quick calendar checks and for paying bills before heading out the door. The multi-level shoe racks are lined with removable metal trays for easy cleaning; kids’ shoes go on the bottom shelves, adults up top.
Cheery Ideas to Organize Your Mudroom or EntrywayDoggone Nice Mudroom
Want a cool pet project? A special pooch-friendly alcove situated in the mudroom lets Ms. Bowser hunker down instead of wandering around the house with muddy paws. A washable pet bed cover makes cleanup a snap. Encourage mudroom obedience by keeping your dog’s food dish nearby; that’ll make the mudroom her favorite place to hang out.
Cheery Ideas to Organize Your Mudroom or EntrywayPipe Dreams
Needing a landing pad for shoes and coats when coming in from their garage, these home owners devised an easy DIY bench topped with a rack made from steel plumbing pipe. Hand-painted boxes are perfect for tossing keys and loose change. Covering the door with chalkboard paint is ideal for posting reminders. Total cost: About $300.
Cheery Ideas to Organize Your Mudroom or EntrywayClassic Simplicity
This foyer mudroom has all the essentials — a place for hanging coats and scarves, ceramic tile flooring to ward off drips and splatters, and a full-length mirror for those last-second sartorial adjustments before heading out the door.
Cheery Ideas to Organize Your Mudroom or EntrywayElevate Your Game
Closed-door storage for coats and accessories keeps messes hidden; it’s even smarter when the storage cabinets are raised off the floor so you can easily stash shoes and boots underneath. Stone look-alike ceramic tile makes an easy-to-care-for floor that shrugs off tracked-in mud and snow.
Cheery Ideas to Organize Your Mudroom or EntrywayIn-crate-able Mudroom!
Old boxes and crates painted fun colors make sweet, inexpensive storage solutions for boots, shoes, and gloves. This mudroom is adjacent to a laundry room for those extra-muddy days when everything must go directly into the washing machine.