Inspirational Style: Mudrooms

June 3, 20166179Views
It’s one of the most-used—and overlooked—spaces in the house. Not only is a well-designed mudroom a stylish statement, but it’s also the perfect means of keeping messes at bay.


Serenbe Show House

Janie Wilburn  created a striking effect in the mudroom of the 2015 Serenbe Designer Showhouse by wrapping the space in a deep blue-gray hue. An antiqued mirror console serves as a beautiful accent and is complemented by a pair of leather stools that create a place to set down keys or an impromptu stepstool.

barfield_n9139-387x640A Swedish-blue cabinet from A. Tyner Antiques serves as a convenient drop-off spot for guests’ personal items in this mudroom by designer Nikie Barfield. The walls—painted a pale blue—cultivate a fresh yet whimsical scheme that’s perfect for this light Decatur bungalow.

150106_079When decorating this beachside abode, designer Melanie Turner wasn’t afraid to make a statement with bold choices in spaces such as the all-blue mudroom, where pieces of decorative coral lend a sculptural effect.

131112a_015Designer Rick Anthony Bonner envisioned this mudroom as a functional space, adding details such as a row of lockers for each family member and three clocks to keep up with the family’s busy schedule. Shiplap paneling gives the room a clean sense of order, while storage keeps clutter out of sight.

160329_MalloryMathison_Morrison_EGD_217_1Designer Mallory Mathison Glenn’s clients wanted a functional space that maintained a soft elegance mixed with unique, one-of-a-kind moments. To that end, she outfitted the mudroom with custom lockers, painted with Benjamin Moore’s Beach Glass, to store everything from sports equipment to work bags.

Claire Ruhlin

Claire Ruhlin

Associate Editor
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