Mudrooms help keep a home organized – they also happen to be one of the hottest Pinterest trends for 2021. They’re drop-off depots for hats, coats, scarves, backpacks, grocery bags and everything else being carted in from the outdoors. So it helps if they’re exceptionally well organized. Keep your mudroom in ship-shape with baskets, cubbies and hooks, no matter how large or small the space. These fine spaces do just that.
Published November 23, 2019, Updated March 6, 2021
For a bit of farmhouse charm, introduce a balance of traditional and modern for the ultimate mudroom synergy. This design featured on Farmhouse Facelift boasts a heated porcelain floor and brick finish with an additional overlay pattern. Toss in bright shiplap walls and tons of closet space for the functional mudroom of your dreams. Take the full tour of this stunning farmhouse built in 1885.
The Property Brothers have outdone themselves. From the pops of gold, chevron floor tiles and brick finish countertops, this modern mudroom is elevated beyond the typical design. Pet-lovers will especially appreciate the clever built-in kennel where their four-legged besties can snuggle up after a long walk. Speaking of fur babies, check out our favourite stylish pet accessories you need this year.
This beauty featured on Scott’s Vacation House Rules promises a warm welcome for anyone who crosses the threshold. With a clear theme and chic vibes, this mudroom features a vintage toboggan converted into a playful coat rack. We also tip our hats to the stylish storage space made out of an otherwise awkward nook. Check out our favourite storage solutions to stash stuff around the house.
Room to Spread Out
A close look at this genius modern mudroom from Brother vs. Brother reveals storage space, coat hangers and a place to sit if you’re waiting on someone. It’s sleek, it’s chic and we’re 100 per cent envious. For more inspiration, take the full tour of the two Hollywood mansions renovated by Drew and Jonathan Scott.
‘s Hilary Farr knew that to make a home functional for a young family that liked to entertain, she’d need to give them a smart mudroom, pantry and laundry room triple threat. If this doesn’t inspire you to renovate ASAP, what will? We officially have design envy. For more ideas, check out these organized pantries we’re panting over.
With its plucky patterns and jewel-bright hues, this mudroom by Sarah Baeumler isn’t what you envision when you think “mudroom.” But it proves that a mudroom can be both elegant and practical. Except for the pillows, the benches are bare so they can handle the action; and the rug and flooring are durable, making clean up a cinch.
So very country! From the hardwood floors to the blue-grey built-ins, this lovely mudroom from the Love It or List It Vacation Homes team takes on a ton of cozy country charm into a modern setting.
A Sliver of Space
A sliver of space shouldn’t make you throw up your hands in despair. Just look at this sweet design from Love it or List it Vancouver‘s Jillian Harris. This mudroom offers tons of storage space, a fun tiled floor and lots of natural elements (we’re looking at you, wood boxes and cork storage baskets).
No matter the season, not having to clog the hallway with coats and shoes is a definite plus. In this Scott McGillivray mudroom, silver knobs pop against a charcoal grey backdrop, where cubbies neatly hold footwear and baskets line an upper shelf for storage. An area rug is warm and beautiful underfoot.
Neat and Tidy
In this beautiful mudroom by Jillian Harris, the cabinets reach all the way to the ceiling (an important tip to maximize space). We’re also diggin’ the black hardware and the large window that lets in plenty of natural light. We especially love the window that lets us peep into the open-concept living room.
A light-filled mud room in a cozy farmhouse just outside of Collingwood, Ontario features storage galore thanks to white built-ins with multiple drawers. The neutral-hued room gets a splash of much-needed colour from a vintage red rug. To see more of this home, check out the tour of this farmhouse escape just outside of Collingwood.