With so many functions to perform — and so much stuff to corral — it can be hard to make your mudroom a thing of beauty. But function doesn’t have to trump style. Efficient, cozy and bursting with color and natural light, these 10 marvelous mudrooms will make you rethink how you use your own. They may even inspire you to give this tiny room its biggest upgrade yet.
A crisp white palette with pops of colour helps keep this mudroom looking neat and tidy. Built-in shelving that reaches right to the ceiling lets this tiny room max out on storage.
Designed by Brian Gluckstein, this classic country mudroom comes equipped with a small built-in bench and supersized storage closets. An umbrella basket offers a decorative element that’s also functional.
This mudroom may be small, but it’s certainly hardworking. With both open and closed storage, the tall cabinet is perfect for storing shoes and hanging coats, while a couple of shallow drawers keep odds and sods out of sight.
With its mix of simple breadboard panelling, bubbly turquoise flooring and summertime accessories, this hardworking nook is cottagey without being too sweet.
Dramatically painted chocolate finishes and deep grey flooring bring character to this spacious mudroom. Windows on every wall create a natural light-filled oasis.
A practical flooring option for mudrooms, stone does a good job at hiding dirt from the great outdoors. The rustic tile is contrasted with creamy white panelled walls and a painted chest with hidden storage.
A miniature desk/vanity perched between two tall storage units brings even greater function to this back entrance. Wall hooks placed right next to the door ensure that little ones don’t leave without their belongings.
Equipped with a standstill shower and catch-all wicker baskets, this mudroom is just the place to stop dirt in its tracks. A skylight brings light to the otherwise closed off space.
Designed by our very own Lynda Reeves, this modern mudroom is lively and uplifting thanks to varying shades of blue and green. Laundry appliances are tucked beneath the countertop, creating a double-duty space that still reads as sleek.
The clever addition of a removable bench facade keeps a hose down shower area out-of-site in this vibrant mudroom. Pops of red and orange are tempered with white walls and neutral flooring.