It was a serious game-changer for us. Instead of tripping over the pile of backpacks, shoes, and winter jackets at the front door, there was a place for everything.
The trick to making sure the lockers or mudroom works for you is to ensure that everyone in your family has a designated place…whether it’s a locker, hook, or basket.
Next is getting in the habit of using the mudroom every single day. Even if you have to remind your kids (and husband) 104 times. Eventually, they will start putting away their backpacks, jackets, and shoes themselves…. Right?
If you’re wanting to add some type of mudroom set up to your home, you don’t need a whole room! It can simply be a small corner near your entryway or a small section of your garage to stay organized.
Get inspired with these creative DIY mudroom ideas to get your home more organized!
No room for a whole big mudroom? No problem! All you need for this small mudroom setup is a corner, everyone has this! Simply add wall hooks, a key rack and a bench (learn how to make this easy DIY bench here) and a basket for shoes!
No hall closet or mudroom? No problem! See how we created the perfect board and batten wall in an unused portion of a hallway that’s now the best out-of-the-way organization spot for our coats, backpacks, hats, purses, and more!
Does your home lack a mudroom? This simple DIY project will help you build an affordable and functional garage drop zone. Learn how to make an organized drop zone in your garage with these simple ideas!
If you want to create a mudroom in your home, but you don't know where to start - this article is for you! Learn how to create a mudroom that will function for your family but that’s also durable and beautiful. I love the tip about transforming a coat closet into a mudroom!
This small budget-friendly mudroom keeps the chaos organized in this busy home. With two kids running around, she uses the mudroom area as a drop zone for book bags, purses, keys, shoes, and other belongings. She created this little mudroom by using a shelf repurposed as a bench, whitewashed wood to create some texture on the wall, peel and stick wallpaper for extra character, and added some hooks and a shelf with baskets.
Take a look at this gorgeous light & airy farmhouse mudroom space. The folding counter above the washer & dry, storage bench, hooks, and upper cabinets work together to create a high functioning mudroom with a cohesive look that is oh-so-pretty!
Are you looking for your next DIY project? Maybe you would like to create some built-in storage? Looking at building your own custom built-ins may seem like it’s just too hard, but it’s not. Just follow these steps and you too can have a custom built-in mudroom cabinet at a fraction of the cost of hiring a professional.
Adding mudroom aspects to your laundry room is a very popular idea, that's what we did in our house too! These DIYers removed a small powder room and repurposed it as a mudroom and laundry room combination. Check out the finished space, which turned out amazing!
Even if you don't have a big room to call a mudroom, you can create one by incorporating these DIY mudroom ideas into a foyer. This blogger adds storage and seating with a bench & baskets and hooks on the wall paired with some cute decor to liven up the space.
The DIY blogger noticed that her white bench & wall with hooks kept getting scuffed up by backpacks and purses hanging on the hooks. By adding the beadboard to the wall and painting everything black, she solved the problem.
This simple mudroom bench is the perfect solution if you're working with a small space. This previously blank wall behind the door got a major up-level with the shiplap, shelf, trim molding, and a mudroom bench for extra storage and seating.
Big fancy built-ins for mudrooms are great, but it doesn't have to be that complicated. This mudroom idea incorporates simple board and batten with hooks for coats, towels and laundered clothes because this mudroom works overtime serving as a guest bath, laundry room and mudroom! Proof that you can fit a mudroom in just about anywhere with some creativity.