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Alyssa Rosenheck Photography

Mudrooms are one of our absolute favorite parts of a home. We love the idea of having a place that we can drop all of our things and keep the house looking neat and tidy.

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Elizabeth Metcalfe Interiors

So much so that we are going to add one to the beach house. We have a big space right by the back door, perfect for creating the ultimate storage area. So we’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what exactly we want to achieve out of this space.

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Ruard Veltman Architects

The absolute non-negotiable is big, deep drawers for dropping beach bags, purses and all sorts of various and sundry things that tend to collect by the back door.

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Traci Zeller Design

And, because there is so much vertical space, we definitely plan on taking advantage with little cubbies up top for baskets. You can never have enough baskets!

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Alisberg Parker Architects

We love this kind of paneling for the backdrop. It adds so much character!

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Andrew Howard Interior Design

We love pretty doors but are afraid that putting too many of them in the area will make it feel closed–it’s kind of narrow. So we’ll probably just include one to hide the electrical panel and store brooms, mops, etc.

 

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Lynn Morgan Design

And, of course, a bench is a great part of a mudroom area. It’s perfect for slipping on shoes–and, with the right cushion, adds tons of charm!

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Studio McGee Design

Hooks, of course, are mandatory for a fabulous mudroom. They are perfect for storing hats or hanging bags.

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Muse Interiors

And those hooks are perfect for organizing the clothes that somehow inevitably seem to gather. We’ll never be short on places to hang coats again!

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Alisberg Parker Architects

We love the way that a mudroom instantly makes everything look so much more organized. We’re so excited!

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Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles

What a beautiful, calming area right by the back door.

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Lonny

Do you have a mudroom? What are your storage area must haves? Thanks for stopping by!

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