How many times has your mudroom saved your day? It always keeps your house dry and clean by holding your wet boots and coats. And now, this unsung hero needs revamping. In this video, I am going to show you 10 creative ideas on how to revamp your mudroom by simphome.com. So, let’s check them out!
10. Small Space? No Big Deal!
The most challenging thing is revamping a small mudroom. This mudroom seems to be a dead-end. The insufficient space makes it feel confined. But if you just left it that way, it would be more cramped.
To tackle this undersized mudroom, you can repaint it white. White has always made a small room look visually expand. Making everything float or off the ground and it provides more space underneath. For this first idea, you need to invest on some wire baskets to store your dirty shoes and place them under the bottom molding or on the top molding. To add more accent, you can use wicker baskets, instead.
9. Chalkboards for Personalized Closets
Kids are prone to have a squabble about trivial things including their shoes. It happens when you only have one shoe rack that requires them to share. You can now end this perpetual plight by investing in three different closets in which your kids can store their belongings.
These white closets look awesome with chalkboard doors. The doors enable your kids to write down their name so they know where to store and find their stuff. They also allow your kids to explore their imagination by drawing the pictures they like.
It will add a more personalized touch to the closets.
8. The Fabulous White Door Bench
Revamping the mudroom doesn’t have to make you short on a cash. Even some ideas are suitable for a tight budget, just like this one – up-cycling an old door.
Upcycling is a sweet idea if you want to salt away some money. If you have an old door in your storage room, congratulations! But if you don’t, you can get it from a flea market.
This door makes a pretty good backing plate, allowing you to save more time and bucks if compared with installing bead board paneling. You only need to add a top molding and a bench to the door. Don’t forget to install some hooks that hold your coats and bags in place.
7. Window Bay Bench
Mudrooms are prone to be dark and dank. But this mudroom is quite pleasing. It can even make a pretty good nook that you can use to hang out in and read your favorite book as it is quite comfy.
The window has eradicated the dark and dank feeling as well as adding a bit nuance to the mudroom. It makes the room feel airier and more spacious. Combined with teal cabinets and white window trims and wall, this mudroom doesn’t look cramped at all.
6. Rustic Barn Door
Add the touch of the rustic look by replacing the old swinging door in your mudroom with a barn sliding door. The natural look of wood adds the barn style to this room – classic, yet stylish.
Besides, sliding door is your greatest bet when it comes to a small room. It saves more space as it opens by sliding through the track rather than swinging open. The door also complements the cabinets and bench well, bringing a nice harmony to the mudroom.
5. Reclaimed Woods for A Rustic Mudroom
People are dying for the elegant look of reclaimed woods. Despite being pricey, many people are still interested in using them. Look at this mudroom. No wonder why they want to splurge out on these woods.
When stepping into this mudroom, you can obviously feel the charm of rustic look. The natural grain of woods is clearly seen in the door, wall, and shelves. Even the exposed beamed ceiling is too good to be missed. To accentuate the rustic look, an old board hangs over the bench, providing some hooks that hold your jackets and bags.
4. Cheerful Pops of Colours
Another way to get rid of the dark and cramped feeling as well as providing the good vibe is by playing with bright colors.
Bright colors like orange and yellow always give the touch of joy to the room, which is good. It can also spruce up the room well. Just look at this colorful mudroom. The combination of bright orange with tints of blue and yellow has added pops of colors to the mudroom. A colorful rug lying on the floor brings harmony as well as tying them up.
3. Repurposing Well-Worn Wooden Crates
If you are looking for a mudroom renovation idea that won’t cost you a fortune, this will be what you’ve been looking for.
Now go to your storage room and get some old wooden crates. These crates will definitely help you save more time and bucks. You don’t have to measure the dimensions of the shelves which will take up a lot of time. Simply sand them to smooth the surface, and stain them for a better look. And, finally, you can hang them on the wall to store your shoes.
The black bench is a stunning adornment for this mudroom. It gives the classic touch that complements the wooden-crate shelves. More detail
2. Let’s Colour Up The Mudroom
This black and white mudroom is simple. And thus, you need to color it up so it can look much more attractive.
The pink pillows perk the white bench up, adding more colors to the white hues. Some tints of orange and blue also accentuate it well. And the most conspicuous thing is the blue rug that lies on the floor, alleviating the bland of grey tiles.
And lastly number 1.
1. Chalkboard Wallpaper for An Impressive Mudroom
This mudroom features chalkboard wall that enables you and your kids to write or draw on it. Now you can remind them to do their homework or household chores by writing a short message on the wall. It will be more effective than hanging a tiny note.
Besides, mudroom is one of the rooms that your kids will be visiting.
You might also want to install the chalkboard above the hooks to allow your kids to write down their name on it.
That’s all the 10 creative ideas of revamping your mudroom. They are all worth trying as your mudroom deserves renovating so it is no longer a place where you can put your shoes and go. It can be a nice place to linger in. I hope you find this article is useful.