Leftovers With Annie: How To Create A Mudroom With Paint

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Adding a mudroom to your home can be an expensive addition, not to mention interruption to your home. All you need for this project is the space for storage and some imagination. Annie from "Leftovers With Annie" will introduce you to beautiful neutral colors that will refresh the space. Plus, see some fun storage solutions that you can find at your neighborhood Ace.


Find a Spot

Find an area near the entrance to your house. This can be in the garage, in a foyer, or anywhere else you may choose. Typically these entry way areas become a dumping ground for kids backpacks, shoes, coats and so many other items on the go.

Block off this area using painters tape. Use a ruler and and a pencil to ensure you get crisp, straight lines. It doesn't matter how large or small this space is, adjust the dimensions to fit your home.

Paint the Space

Now that you have an area taped off, you can a begin painting. This project is great if you have left over paint from another project, like painting a kids room or an accent wall. This will make a clear designation where all the on the go clutter can be organized and contained. Make sure to put down the drop cloth to protect the floor from any spills.

Finishing Touches

Add a bench or storage solutions in front of your painted area. Fun and unique knobs or hooks can be added to the wall to organize coats, purses and bags. Use numbers and labels to organize your things, making sure that each item has a place. This will keep your make shift mud room clean in time to come.
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Published on 6/30/2021.

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