But, a mudroom is more than just a practical place to leave your belongings. It can actually be a beautiful space all to itself, particularly if you design the mudroom in such a way as to increase its functionality.
For this reason, we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at some absolutely beautiful and functional mudroom designs. In the 20 examples that follow, we think you’ll see the true extent of what’s possible. In fact, it’s quite likely that you’re about to find some incredible inspiration for a wonderful mudroom design of your own. So, check these examples out, and see what appeals to you most!
Space limited in your home? Well, you can always design a mudroom that pulls double duty, as this one does.
You’ve got to love these gorgeous lockers in this mudroom, as well as the window into the main living areas.
If you’re looking for a mudroom design with a rustic style, then you’ll love this one that feature frontier-style flourishes.
Benches and Sinks
The benches here are absolutely gorgeous, but it’s the inclusion of a farmhouse sink that’s so eminently practical.
Clean and Simple
Sometimes with a mudroom design it’s best to adopt the philosophy that simpler equals better.
Having little shelves like these that are shoe sized can be just the thing for keeping your mudroom looking tidy.
Laundry Room and Mudroom
Here you’ve got a mudroom/laundry room that takes the whole concept to an entirely new level. Wow!
If you don’t want to fully combine a laundry room and a mudroom, you can always do something like this.
Here’s a mudroom that proves that your interior design’s success often comes down to the small details.
We love the way in which the comfortable bench has been built into the cabinetry of this stunning mudroom.
The blue of this mudroom is so charming, and we love that this space also manages to include a small home office.
Here you’ve got a mudroom that features lockers, which should remind some of you of a golf course clubhouse.
When you’re thinking about the flooring for a mudroom, it goes without saying that something like tile will be ideal.
When you include lockers in your home’s mudroom, you may wish to make them standout with a darker paint color.
We just love the beautiful wrap around bench that was incorporated into this wonderful mudroom design.
With the right level of design, you can even convert all hall space into something that resembles a mudroom.
This wonderful mudroom bucks the usual trends a bit and ends up with a beautiful style that’s all its own.
Note how the wainscoting in this mudroom imbues the entire space with a sense of luxuriousness.
Those who need to find ways of blending a mudroom’s design into a foyer will find plenty of inspiration here.
For the Family
Mudrooms are a wonderful thing to include into your home’s design as they really help to create a sense of family within your home.
With a larger family, adding cubbies to your mudroom can give everyone the chance to keep their things handy.
Another way you can accommodate your children in the mudroom is by installing hangers at a low height that they can reach.
Having a bench in your mudroom is a virtual must! You need a place to sit while you put on and take off those muddy shoes, after all!
With a yellow color scheme, this white built-in unit works wonderfully, with plenty of hangers and places to store belongings.
There’s no denying this mudroom’s functionality, but that farmhouse door is such an excellent and deft design choice.
If you have a large enough mudroom, consider making the space double as your laundry room. Doing so is efficient and functional!
By mirroring the color of the walls on the bench, this mudroom manages to create a clean and sleek look.
Another way to increase the functionality of your mudroom is to install a built-in desk or office area.
If you want a beautiful color scheme for your mudroom, consider going with an autumnal color palette as seen here.
If you’re looking to create a classic look for your mudroom, consider going with a green color like this.
The Craftsman style of this mudroom built-in lends plenty of charm to the room and is tremendously functional.
Though simple, this amazing mudroom design gets a lot of mileage out of a few décor choices.
This amazing mudroom design is really set off by the use of wall sconces flanking the bench and hangers.
For The Kids
Here’s an example of a beautiful mudroom design that has contemporary adult appeal while still working beautifully for the kids.
There’s no denying that this elegant mudroom flows beautifully into the rest of the home.
A under-bench shelving system like this provides plenty of space for keeping those shoes off the floor!
The exposed wood of this farmhouse-style mudroom is absolutely gorgeous and makes an instant impression.
It’s hard to ignore the beauty of this East Coast style mudroom that features a built-in office area.
Outfitted with adjustable shelves, the storage unit in this mudroom can grow in functionality along with the family.
The beautiful throw pillows in this mudroom add a lot of visual interest to its all-white color scheme.
With a mudroom, you can bring the outdoors indoors literally and figuratively. Check out the brick floor!
Your mudroom isn’t just there to hold your shoes and outdoor clothing; it’s also there to leave an impression. So make it beautiful!