The mudroom is the gateway to your home, that serves as a functional space to store outerwear, shoes, and accessories.

However, this hardworking area often gets overlooked when it comes to design and organization.

With just a weekends’ worth of time and a few simple updates, you can transform your mudroom into a stylish and efficient space that welcomes you home.


A beautiful home is where inpiration finds its perfect dwelling

Here are 10 simple ways to makeover your mudroom in a weekend.


(BONUS:  There is also a free checklist – you can download it HERE)


Assess and Declutter:

Start by assessing your mudroom and decluttering any unnecessary items.

Remove items that don’t belong, discard or donate items you no longer need, and find proper storage solutions for the remaining essentials.

Clearing the space will provide a fresh canvas for your updates.


Add Storage Solutions:

Introduce storage solutions that maximize the functionality of your mudroom.

Install hooks for hanging coats, bags, and hats. Include cubbies or baskets for shoes and accessories.

Consider adding a bench with built-in storage compartments for added convenience.


Upgrade Flooring:

Upgrade the flooring in your mudroom to make it more durable and aesthetically pleasing.

Opt for easy-to-clean materials like ceramic tiles, luxury vinyl planks, or even rubber flooring.

These options are resistant to moisture, dirt, and wear and tear.


Refresh the Walls:

Give your mudroom a fresh look by refreshing the walls.

Consider painting them in light and neutral colors to create a bright and welcoming atmosphere.

Alternatively, add wallpaper with a bold pattern or texture for a more vibrant and stylish touch.


Install Practical Lighting:

Improve the lighting in your mudroom to enhance functionality and visibility.

Install overhead lighting fixtures such as flush mounts or recessed lights.

Consider adding task lighting near storage areas and a decorative fixture for added visual appeal.

Image of mudroom with benches and hooks attached to the wall for a blog about how to update your mudroom in a weekend


Create a Command Center:

Designate a space in your mudroom as a command center to help keep your family organized.

Install a chalkboard or whiteboard for notes and reminders. Include a bulletin board for important documents or schedules.

Add a calendar or a family planner to keep everyone on track.


(Did you download the checklist?  You can do that by clicking HERE now)


Incorporate Seating:

If space permits, add seating to your mudroom.

This can be a bench or a set of stools where you can comfortably put on or take off shoes.

Choose seating options with built-in storage to optimize space and functionality.


Include Storage Accessories:

Enhance the organization of your mudroom by adding storage accessories.

Use labeled bins or baskets to corral small items.

Hang key hooks or a key rack for easy access to your keys.

Install shelves or cubbies with labeled bins for each family member.


Introduce Decorative Elements:

Add decorative elements to your mudroom to make it more inviting and personalized.

Hang artwork or photographs that reflect your familys’ style and interests.

Incorporate plants or fresh flowers to bring life and freshness to the space.


Add a Rug or Mat:

Finish off your mudroom update by incorporating a rug or mat.

This not only adds a pop of color and texture but also helps protect your flooring from dirt and moisture.

Choose a durable and easy-to-clean option that complements your mudrooms’ design.


**AND don’t forget to download your FREE Checklist by clicking HERE**


Updating your mudroom doesn’t have to be a time-consuming or overwhelming task. With these 10 simple ways, you can transform your mudroom into a functional and stylish space in just a weekend.

These updates will make your mudroom a well-organized and welcoming entry point to your house, ensuring a smooth transition from the outside world to the comfort of your home.

Have an Amazing Day signature

No time to read it now?

Pin it for later:

Pinterest pin image of a mudrom with natural wood flooring, and a long wooden bench for a blog about how to upgrade your mudroom in a weekend.
Image of a modern white home with long narrow windows.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This