our utility room should look like this with the panelling and sink within unit for storage. love the sink.

Utility / Boot Room Repurpose existing right hand work top to a lower level to offer storage and seating, then hooks and shelving above . Reuse other cabinets around the room and add more shelves

Here's a great entry bench design with storage underneath & above.

Making Use of Alcoves or Small Spaces with Design

****** I like this design with the long bench for seating & storage compartments above as below the bench - The mud room plan with nice floor, baskets & coat hooks. Like the natural wood bench top.

country style hallway | Brent Darby for Country Living UK, September 2012, styling Ben Kendrick

My perfect hallway (just add dog)

colorful mudrooms - mudroom hallway with brick paver floor and gray-painted planked woodwork in a color similar to BM Excalibur Gray - Country Living via Atticmag

Organized entry.  Love the bench, hooks, shelving and baskets!  This is very space productive!  Shoe storage under the bench.

Simple built-in to create a mudroom and/or storage anywhere from an entry, to kids room or in a laundry room by adding shelves or a deeper bench for sitting. Put drawers under bench or have the seat lift up to store things.

Plans for Laundry Mud Room | darling mud room/laundry room.

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wooden bench with cubbies and tile floor.great for a mud room! But, the hooks for the coats get in the way unless the bench is deep enough so you have room to sit in front of the coats.

mud room - for the garage entry hallway.  Like the beadboard, hooks, and photos up high.

Finally converted from a mid-construction nightmare to a finished space for hot chocolate, muddy Wellingtons, and wet paws.

42 Laundry Room Design Ideas To Inspire You

42 Laundry Room Design Ideas To Inspire You

I like the boxed in component. would use this just inside the door of my new room. although my washer will not be a part of this, I love the idea of laundry baskets slid in, Ironing board on the wall and the drying rack above. Simple ideas and functional.

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