Look for benches with open shelves when designing your makeshift mudroom – the extra space is ideal for storing grimy shoes and boots that shouldn’t come inside the house. If you have kids, you can also add a labeled bin for each of them to toss sports gear, toys and other belongings.
Bags, boots, hats and scarves: Every item has its place in this glamorous custom closet in London. Pullout drawers for accessories and glass-fronted cabinet doors keep items on display and easy to reach. A contemporary carpet adds a graphic punch of style.
A beaded chandelier is like the icing on the cake in this glamorous, efficient and enviable master closet in London. Cabinetry and shelving extend to the ceiling to maximize storage, and customized compartments hold everything from jewelry to boots to hats to dresses, keeping the transitional space organized and efficient.
Clear glass or plastic storage containers help keep cereal and other essentials fresh. Another bonus? They take up less space than boxes do, and add dorm room style to boot. Dress them up with stick-on paper or chalkboard labels.
This mudroom features lots of storage, coat hooks for the family's children and lots of storage. Shelving and handrails are made of reclaimed lumber and the ceramic tile floor is ready for muddy Oregon boots.
The entryway of this ski chalet in Whitefish, Montana offers up plenty of storage space for coats, hats, scarves and equipment. Nooks beneath the benches keep shoes and boots accessible, yet out of the way.
The entry's custom white built-in bench includes gray velvet pillows and custom pillows in a paisley print. An open storage area below has space for storing boots and shoes, with green baskets for grab-and-go items to pick up before heading out the door.
Ample lighting and angled, full-length mirrors create an ideal dressing space in this glamorous London walk-in closet. Cabinetry and shelving extend to the ceiling to maximize storage, and customized compartments hold everything from jewelry to boots to hats to dresses. A beaded chandelier adds sparkle to the transitional space.
A built-in hall tree in the mudroom of this newly built farmhouse features a low bench with cubbies perfect for storing boot trays lined with shoes. Simple coat hooks line the paneled wall, while a high shelf provides space for display or additional storage. The crisp white palette is punctuated by soft gray trim that updates and distinguishes the architecture.
A stick strung to the exposed ceiling beams creates a simple but attractive hanging rack for coat and clothes storage next to the black front door. Free floor space between the wall and the striped black and white rug is perfect for setting aside boots, creating a homemade mudroom. A wood ladder leaning against the wall displays a tapestry collection adding neutral tones and great texture to the space.