Sometimes an entryway can function more than just an entryway. With the free spaces it often provides, you can turn it into a mudroom, shoe rack, place to hang coats, and a lot more. But making some of them is quite hard, so here we are going to help you with three easy designs to make your entryway functional.
1. Make Your Entryway Functional with a Mudroom
Having a mudroom is very beneficial because not only that you can store many objects in it, but you can also build a desk to sit on it. This mudroom design is easy and simple, but very practical. It has bench because sometimes you need to sit to tie your shoelace.
However, another reason why this mudroom design makes the entryway functional, is because it has wardrobes on each side of the space. While you can hang smaller things like hats and bags on the mudroom’s hooks, you can put heavier, and bigger objects like a particularly heavy coat in the wardrobes. The lower cabinets can be used to store your shoes. Efficient, isn’t it?
2. Make Your Entryway Functional with a Sofa
Sitting in the mudroom for a long time is probably going to be uncomfortable, but you can actually spend a relaxing time in this sofa. This is one of the best options to make your entryway functional if the empty space in your entryway is not big enough to make a mudroom of.
The space behind the sofa can be used as a stand for placing two small lamps and other pretty decorations. As for the wall near the entrance door, you can decorate it with silver decorating plates.
3. Make Your Entryway Functional with a Cabinet
Maybe you don’t need place to sit. Maybe you need more space to store your shoes and bags instead of a chair. If that’s the case, then you can make your entryway functional by building a wall cabinet. You can build extra-long cabinets, with eight compartments in total.
Obviously, you can store anything you want in it, and it doesn’t need strict organization as it’s a closed cabinet. To beautify the surface, you can decorate it with plants and small lamp. You can also hang some paintings and a mirror so you can use it to tidy yourself before you go out of the house.
Some entryway designs are great but hard to replicate. It’s maybe because the lack of resource or skill if you want to build it yourself. Hopefully, our picks on three easy designs to make your entryway functional can help.