Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Dreaming of... Mudrooms

When I think of my dream home there is never the omission of a mudroom. I long for a space to corral coats and bookbags and all the stuff. I just think it's the perfect buffer zone between the outside world and my home.






In my head, I just know that all I need to be an uber-organized person is a mudroom. Any one of these would surely do the trick, don't you think?!

{images via all over the place... I started saving these way before I knew I should be saving the source. If you know where they are from, please let me know. Sorry!}


23 comments:

Kalee said...

I don't have a mudroom either (we are in the process of buying our first home) but I have plans to make the little entryway organized where shoes can be collected in a basket, and coats hung on a rack (we're buying a home that is over a hundred years old, so we don't have a coat closet either!).

Kotori said...

I'm not sure which one I like the best - these are all so nice. I wish I had a larger space to really make into a mud room!

Becca said...

Oh I love all of those mudrooms too. We don't have one either but I would love one... our house now is way too small, so hopefully in our next one we will!

And yes, new blog, lol. And thanks for the info on the frame, I'll have to be on the lookout for one!

Kasey said...

you posted this because you know how i need a mud room.
how i really.really need one.
xo

amy and ann said...

we used to have a mudroom in our old house and I will say that is what I miss the most! now our front hallway has become the mudroom-yuk!
amy

Heather said...

THANK YOU!!!!!!! These are just the images I'm looking for! Part of my "fall resolutions" home plan is to find a place for all the STUFF that enters the house!

paula said...

I would love to have a separate mud room, but since we do not my husband built an incredible piece similar to the first image. I adore it.

Erin said...

Oh how I long for a mud room. Our laundry room is right of the garage entrance and I have a bench there which holds a few shoes but nothing fancy. I would love love love to have a mud room in our future house.

Camilla said...

I love mudrooms too, and the ones you've shown here are just waaaaay too pretty to be called a mudroom! :) I remember the mudroom where I grew up: separate entrance from the main entrance, and washer and dryer within reach.

down and out chic said...

i'd love to have a mudroom and if i could just teach the dogs to wipe there feet then it would be perfect! hehe.
seriously though, i know i had one, i'd have oodles of trouble keeping it organized, but that goes for my whole house i suppose!

ms. less is always more said...

I love that last one! So timeless! I have a plan for a mudroom in our house "some day"!

Charity said...

Ooooh, these are gorgeous!! I share the mudroom love, and these photos are great inspiration. :o)

Pattie said...

Mudrooms are my favorite, more than not they are often the first room that someone sees in your home!

And, it doesn't hurt to have a pretty one :)

DesBisoux said...

i love the 3rd and last one because they have benches. it's so nice when you need to put their shoes to wee ones! or need to pull off your wellies!
xxx

DesBisoux said...

i love the 3rd and last one because they have benches. it's so nice when you need to put their shoes to wee ones! or need to pull off your wellies!
xxx

Danielle said...

Those mud rooms are so pretty! My mud room sure doesnt look like that!! The one good thing about my mud room is the flooring. We have beautiful tile floors with a great texture and marbling affect that hides dirt and mud amazingly!! Perfect for a mud room!

Joanna said...

I love the 3rd picture!

Padgett Hoke said...

I love these, especially the first and last one. sort of made me drool a bit thinking of the great organizing that could happen!

Kacey R. said...

Oh for the love of a mudroom. Those are all beauties. Thanks for the eye candy!

Oh - and I got my sassy boots at Ross - who knew?!

nkp said...

Funny, just yesterday I was daydreaming about turning my downstairs laundry room into a mudroom and moving my washer/dryer to our master bedroom. I think a mudroom would positively change.my.life.

I'd happily take any of these!

Blueprint Bliss said...

These are so great! Mud room: one day.

Rebecca@Harmony and Home said...

Hi Erin (is that correct?)... Just found your blog and love it. I would love to have a mudroom in my home...but no such luck. I'm doing a post on organizing and am going to link back to you! Check back in the next day or two for it!

animal print gal said...

Great mud rooms! I miss one, even though I have to admit I have great coat closet storage.