With spring in the South here on our door step, the mudroom becomes our home’s workhorse room! It might not be the most-visited spot, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be pretty and functional at the same time! With a few quick tips we are going to help you turn it into more than just a breeze-through area.
One of a mudroom’s main purposes is to help keep coats, backpacks, umbrellas and other items from being dumped all over the house. The best way to keep these things organized is to give each member of the family his or her own locker. And there is no better way to add style and function at the same time than using vintage lockers. it’s very likely this space will end up with an accumulation of shoes of various kinds, from cleats and sneakers for your kids’ sports to everyday shoes that get kicked off the second your family members walk in the door. Providing enough storage for these shoes will be key to keeping the floor in your mudroom from becoming cluttered.A mudroom can always benefit from a sink! Dogs, kids, muddy clothes, you can imagine a lot of cleaning up and scrubbing going on in sinks like these!Most mudrooms are narrow walk through’s off the kitchen or laundry room. But, if space permits, there is one element every mudroom should have: a shallow bench area, is helpful for taking off boots or setting down a backpack or shopping bag.Coat hooks are much easier for children to use than hangers for storing outerwear, plus you can hang backpacks and purses from them, too.