26 Fantastic & Functional Mud Room Designs (Photo Gallery)

Updated on October 7, 2022

If you’ve ever wondered how to keep the house from becoming a mess when you come in, you’ve probably thought about the need for a mud room. They can vary in size, but no matter what, they are helpful.

Sometimes your needs are simple. You need a place to put your coats and keys. Everyone in the house has things they would like to leave near the door for when they leave again.

Designing a mud room is just like designing any other area of your house. You want it to looks good and match your personality. There are many different routes you can take, but the final design is up to you. You have options, no matter what size area you are dealing with.

Below, we have gathered 26 mud room design ideas for you to browse through. Take some notes on what works for you.

Fantastic Mud Room Design Ideas

1. All In Order

This beautiful mud room will keep a large family organized. No matter how many activities you have planned, everything will fit here.

2. Great Hardwood Outlines

The hardwood used around this space is wonderful and has this great bench to give it character. You can sit here and get your shoes on or off.

3. Simple Decor

Make every room match your personality. The decor used in this mud room is simple but makes a great statement. The designed rug ties everything together.

4. Pup Space

With tile in place for easy cleaning, this space is multipurpose. The dogs can have a space to relax while you are gone.

5. Country Design

With a simple space to put your stuff when you come in the house, you will always be ready when you need to go. This space has hooks and drawers for your items.

6. Reminder Space

You have a magnetic space to put up some photos or reminders. Enjoy the extra light let in thanks to the window in the door.

7. Rustic Designs

With wonderfully stained wooden walls and cabinets, this room really works. The hardwood floor looks great and these stools have a great design.

8. Hardwood Door

Leading the way for the character of this room is this wonderful wooden door. There is plenty of space in this mud room to keep your items when you are coming or going.

9. Bright and Charming

This room has a light and cheerful style that you will always be happy to come home to. You have hooks to hand your coats on and cubby holes to keep your shoes.

10. Classic Storage

When you have items that may be a little large to store, just flip this door up and put it in. It’s a bench, but it is a bench with a purpose.

11. Dual Space

Sure, it functions as a great mud room, but you can also use this space as an office and get your work done.

12. Great Colors

Subtle colors are sometimes very effective in creating a welcoming environment. It doesn’t always have to be white.

13. Shelving Ideas

On either side of this bench, you have great storage spaces. With neat looking baskets to keep everything organized, everyone will have their items in order.

14. Great Color Ideas

The earth tones at work in this mud room are fantastic. From the multi-colored tiles to the hardwood around the room, it all blends perfectly.

15. Love the Blues

Painting this wood an imperfect blue is a great way to add some country charm to this space. With a simple bench and shoe storage space, you will really enjoy this space.

16. Bright and Light

The window in this door will allow plenty of natural light to shine into this space. With simple rugs to mach the colors of the room, you will never be disappointed here.

17. Basket Time

These wicker baskets are a great way to ensure that everyone has a place to keep their items. Nobody will get anything mixed up.

18. Warm Design Styles

These bricks have a double personality with their weathered look and chevron design. With fantastic decor, this is a warm and cheerful space. Even the dog is happy here.

19. Creative Drawers

With plenty of space to keep everything organized, you can ensure this is a room that will be useful. The stylish bench matches the design of the room.

20. Great Mirror

This is a great contemporary design. With this large mirror, you can be sure you’ll never leave the house not knowing how you look.

21. Open Floor Plan

Once you put all of your stuff here, you have an open floor plan to the rest of the rooms. This ease of access is a bonus.

22. Light Walls

Great design and decor are at work here. With the hardwood bench tops starting it all off, the colors of the wall and floor really blend well together.

23. Don’t Forget a Thing

This easy space looks fantastic and light. You can keep all of your reminders pinned to this bulletin board so you won’t forget anything.

24. Charming Decor

With a wonderful multi-color stone floor design, the rest of this room has a charming country style that will welcome everyone.

25. Bring Some Plants

To match the wonderful hardwood design of this mud room, these plants are a great addition. Bring some life into all areas of your house.

26. Barn Style

With a great weatherproof brick floor and a durable design, this large space is like a barn house that can meet your every need.
The photographs presented herein remain the property of their respective copyright holders. HomeAwakening.com lays no claim to ownership of these images unless explicitly stated. Furthermore, HomeAwakening.com has no intention to offend or infringe upon any copyright or intellectual property rights. Select images have been gathered from publicly accessible websites such as Houzz.com and Pinterest.com and the majority of the material published on HomeAwakening.com falls within the parameters of "fair use" for educational, inspirational, non-commercial, and discussion-based purposes.