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12.28.09 / A Mini-Mudroom

Back in August, we were featured on Young House Love’s website as one of their infamous Reader Redesigns.  I was ecstatic!  They declared the small renovation of our hall closet into a mini mudroom worthy of mention to the decor world.  Want to see what all the fuss was about?  Check it out here.

And if you just want the short of it, here are the before and afters.  (Remember, I alluded to this in a recent post about my laundry room makeover… the paint color is Glidden’s Gentle Tide.)

Before (well, during)



For specifics on products, cost and the DIY work, swap over to YHL.



Congrats on the article at YHL- I LOVE that blog! Also, I was wondering if you could tell me where you got your black kitchen table with the cross back chairs? Its exactly what we're looking for. Thanks!

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The kitchen table and chairs are from JCPenney. The table pulls out into a square to seat 8 if needed. We LOVE it!

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[…] few people have wondered (out loud) about the day-to-day usefulness of our mini-mudroom.  (Our DIY closet-turned-mudroom was featured on Young House Love last year here.)  Here’s […]


Did you widen your opening at all? I love what you did. Looking forward to doing this in my new house!

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replied on February 21st, 2012

Angie – Yes, we widened the original door opening to 39″.

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