We live in a region with a cold & wet climate and mudrooms can become the busiest room in the house during the winter. Having a mudroom that is comfortable and functional can make dealing with bad weather less of a burden. These 50 photos of mudrooms offer a bevy of ideas for storage without sacrificing style. Tell us in the Comments which one would work best for you.
1. Recycled tiles cover the floor of this Philadelphia mudroom designed by Greenable. A custom built-in bench-and-storage unit is covered in Sage Saga from Mythic Paint.
2. A stained beadboard ceiling adds a warm touch to this Minneapolis mudroom designed by Fluidesign Studio. A custom bench seat, built-in shelves and coat hooks add plenty of storage space.
3. Cheryl Scrymgeour Designsmade the most of the wall space in this Toronto mudroom by creating a custom bench seat with storage underneath that wraps around a corner.
4. Z+ Interiors covered a wall with reclaimed wood to add some rustic charm to this mudroom in New York. The custom storage unit features multiple cubbies for storing outdoor gear.
5. The bench seat covered in a striped indoor-outdoor fabric adds just enough pattern and color to this London mudroom, designed by Mowlem & Co.
6. The built-in storage unit in this Chicago mudroom is painted in a rainbow of bold colors. The space was designed by KannCept Design.
7. Smith & Vansant Architects PCused a pine board salvaged from a nearby farmhouse to create a bench in this Vermont mudroom.
8. Designer Jessica Helgersonsays that her team reconfigured an adjacent back entry to create a useful little mudroom for a home in Portland, Oregon. The space features a floor covered in cement tiles.
9.. This Minneapolis mudroom designed by Anchor Builders has a bench with cubbies underneath and a shelf with hooks for additional storage. The glass back door provides ample natural light.
10. This cheerful mudroom in San Francisco features a built-in bench made out of a slab of live-edge oak. The space was designed by Arkin Tilt Architects.
11. Look closely at the wall of cubbies in this Boston mudroom. Jacob Lilley Architects cut out the back of one of the middle boxes to visually connect the space to the rest of the house.
12. Four brick pillars form the base of the built-in bench in this Jersey Shore, New Jersey, mudroom designed by Buck Custom Homes.
13. This farmhouse-inspired mudroom in Washington, D.C., was designed by Neumann Lewis Buchanan Architects. It includes slate flooring, shiplap-covered lower walls and a lovely blue paint covering the upper walls.
14. This sleek Portland, Oregon, mudroom designed by The Sky is the Limit Design features a floor-to-ceiling built-in made out of wood-look laminate and stainless steel.
15. Limestone flooring and gray-washed cabinets with leather pulls make for a stylish South Carolina mudroom, designed by Arlene Williams.
16. The opening in the storage lockers in this Boston mudroom allows stinky winter gear to air out. This custom space was designed by Jan Gleysteen Architects.
17. Cushman Design Grouprepurposed slate roofing to create the flooring in this warm and woodsy mudroom in Vermont.
18. A glass atrium roof adds tons of natural light to this London mudroom. Lantern-style sconces above the built-ins light up the space at night.
19. Gray painted floors and a Haint Blue ceiling make for a classic mudroom in Washington, D.C., designed by GTM Architects.
20. This lovely Boston mudroom by Karen Joy Interiors has a custom built-in around an existing window. The magnetic back wall is a great spot for the family to post notes.
21. This stylish Toronto mudroom designed by Estee Design has a bold red accent wall and, at the bottom of some built-in storage cabinets, a custom doghouse.
22 . 3-by-6-inch bricks laid in a herringbone pattern create a sophisticated floor in this New York mudroom by KBK Interior Design.
23. The two dogs in this Washington, D.C., mudroom by designer Ronda Royalty seem to appreciate the upholstered benches.
24. This London mudroom designed by the team at Charlie Kingham features a hand-painted bench with boot and shoe storage, as well as a matching wall shelf.
25. This grand mudroom in Lake Tahoe, California, looks like it could belong in a ski lodge. The custom space was designed by High Camp Home.
26. Beadboard walls, a bench seat with cabinets underneath and cubbyhole storage all painted white make for a serene mudroom in Toronto, by Lakeshore Designs.
27. A variety of boldly patterned encaustic cement tiles makes a splash in this London mudroom designed by Leivars.
28. A custom built-in unit wraps around a corner in this stylish Boston mudroom by Jamie Keskin Design. Brick flooring laid in a herringbone pattern completes the look.
29. A bevy of wicker basket-lined cubbies and a built-in doghouse make for a practical mudroom in this Greenwich, Connecticut, home.
30. This handsome English mudroom designed by Artichokehas hand-painted cabinets and an antiqued oak bench seat. The custom cubby atop the bench houses a variety of outdoor gear.
31. Striped wallpaper and art help to warm up this cute Portland, Oregon, mudroom designed by Ann McCulloch Studio.
32. A built-in bench and a bank of floating cabinets covered in oak veneer make for a contemporary Boston mudroom, created by LDa Architecture & Interiors.
33. The striped upholstered bench makes a great spot for slipping on sandals in this coastal-chic Miami mudroom designed by Lischkoff Design Planning.
34. The design team at Yunker Associates Architecture added a curved wood bench with rounded edges to complement the round window in this Minneapolis mudroom.
35. The four gray-and-white fabric storage bins look great paired with the gray-and-white upholstered bench in this Boston mudroom designed by Laurie Gorelick Interiors.
36. A firehouse pole is a whimsical addition in this Chicago mudroom designed by Project interiors + Aimee Wertepny.
37. This minimalist mudroom in Vancouver features a floating gray-washed bench and a trio of felt-y storage boxes above. The space was designed by Area3 Design Studio.
38. This comfy mudroom in Boston offers plenty of storage options and places to take a seat. The space was designed by Teakwood Builders.
39. Colorful elements — chandelier, wallpaper, window shade, upholstered bench — make for a bold Atlanta mudroom, by Colordrunk Designs.
40. The bricks used for the floor of this North Carolina mudroom were salvaged onsite. The space was created by designer Alys Protzman of Alys Design.
41. As this English home is near the beach, the design team at Wickenden Hutley felt it was vital to include a mudroom for wet shoes. The space is tiled with a hard-wearing local Cornish slate.
42. Cabinet pulls designed to look like tree branches add an organic touch to this Boston mudroom designed by Catalano Architects.
43. The design team at Normandy Remodelingconverted the bottom of a stair landing into a mudroom in this Chicago home.
44. This farmhouse mudroom in New York was designed by Sarah Blank Kitchen & Bath Design. It has an antique bench and distressed lower cabinets with a cutout near the floor that houses a dog bed.
45. Located right off the laundry room, this colorful Minneapolis mudroom built by Bluestem Construction has laminate floors and custom wall storage with coat hooks and cubbies.
46. This elegant mudroom in Phoenix designed by JSAarchitect has a Dutch door, brick flooring and a dog bowl hidden in a pullout drawer.
47. The black painted built-ins and cement tiled floor make for a trendy mudroom in Boston, created by Cummings Architects. The old wooden crate on caster wheels is a nice touch.
48. A collection of wire baskets in the built-in cubbies of this New Jersey mudroom makes for easy-access storage. The space was built by the team at G&L and Sons Renovations.
49. A chalkboard, concrete flooring and plenty of storage options combine to make a rough-and-tumble yet kid-friendly mudroom in Austin, Texas, designed by Cornerstone Architects.
50. Stylish hexagonal cement floor tiles and a bright blue built-in locker make this beach-inspired mudroom in Boston a winner. The space was designed by the team at Thread Art and Design.