Buy a backpack from Sydney Paige, and they’ll donate a backpack stuffed with school supplies to a child in need. The company also sells lunch bags, pencil cases, books and other accessories and donates a matching item for each one sold. Their stylish, high-quality products are made from 100% cotton canvas, recycled 600D polyester and/or natural leather.
This brick stoop (rocking chair included) is a side entrance and another classic feature on traditional Southern homes; it opens into the mudroom. Kids, muddy boots, backpacks, tennis rackets...all are welcome.
The kitchen flows freely into the home, where a double-sided partner’s desk is perfect for the homeowners' needs. The space also works as a homework area, complete with oak cabinetry that stores shoes and backpacks.
With four children, the homeowners needed a space that would keep their kiddos' coats, boots and backpacks neat and organized. The designers delivered this fully functional mudroom, where each kid has access to his or her own locker.
Install hooks for a creative way to accessorize your child's closet. You can use them to hang backpacks, coats or the next day's outfit. The designer suggests hanging hooks at kid and adult levels so items are easily reachable for everybody.
A white countertop protects the top and corners of an island from daily dents and dings in this contemporary kitchen. In addition to the cabinets above the double ovens, cubby hole shelves provide extra storage that's perfect for lunch boxes and backpacks.
This home makes great use of space by the door by turning it into a mudroom. Open shelves act as a catch-all for kids' backpacks and shoes, while a small desk is a great place to dash off a quick note or pay a bill.