DIY Mudroom & Home Office Makeover!
I recently got a chance to renovate my parent’s guest room and turn it into a combination guest space and home office for my mom. But, with work from home culture still going strong, my dad was feeling a bit bummed that his space was so cluttered. So, to help him out I tackled a DIY mudroom & home office makeover to give him a space to work too! Here’s how I made it happen!
Mudroom & Home Office Makeover
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To give you guys an idea of what this space looked like before…
it was a hot mess. My dad shares his office with an unofficial mudroom-type spot that tends to be a catchall for a lot of stuff.
But, no worries… because after some creative building, here’s what it looks like now!
To give my dad a streamlined space to work, I build him an l-shaped desk (you can find the build details for that here)!
I also built a custom mudroom storage system with a floating bench to give my family space to still store their outdoor items and shoes! I made this custom storage system using ¾” birch plywood and created my floating bench the same way I created my floating desk!
And that accent wall!? I was feeling super inspired by my friends at Urban Wall Design and their incredible work! So, I channeled that energy into this accent wall (here’s a similar project I made with the same technique)!
As a weekend warrior, I had to juggle this transformation with my full time job. But, luckily, The Home Depot made that a breeze with their in-store pickup options. I just ordered what I needed for this project online or via The Home Depot app and was able to pick it up from the store on my way to my parents’ each build day! I was also able to calculate how much paint I needed for this entire project, which means way less wasted paint!
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Pawan2 years ago
Great job Sam!
I loved the mudroom storage system and floating desk.
Patricia Toole2 years ago
Can you send a link of the custom stain you used on the plywood for the mudroom makeover? Thank you! Beautiful project, btw!
Holly1 year ago
What color is the accent wall?
Shae1 year ago
I love it! What color paint did you use?
Rachel1 year ago
I LOVE the detail of the back wall. Adds so much dimension. I just got my cabinets refinished in my mudroom. and now I’m thinking I’ve got to do the wall too! Thanks for the inspiration.
Irene White12 months ago
Very good design!