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Mudroom Remodel

When we moved into the new house, our mudroom consisted of 4 walls, a tile floor and a ceiling.  That’s about it.  Since we had about 734 projects that took priority over finishing this space, we quickly hacked together an old Ikea bookcase and turned it into a wardrobe-of-sorts. It served it’s purpose – had a place to hang coats, had shelves for baskets… but it was clearly a “hack” and we were ready for something a little more legit.  I don’t have any ‘before’ pictures because when I gave Susan the green light for this project she started demolition quicker than I’ve ever seen her!

We made large wardrobe boxes out of plywood that we salvaged from our kitchen pantry remodel.  Added some rods, a few baskets and some stools.  NOW we have a legitimate mudroom!  🙂

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Metal Pipe Coat Hanger

We have some pretty useless dead space at the entryway of our house.  It’s a little niche – narrow and long.  We’ve been trying to decide what to do with this awkward space.  Since we converted the coat closet at our entryway into a “media control room,” we realized we needed a place for guests to hang their coats when they came to the house.  We looked all over for a coat tree/coat rack that we liked, but no luck.  So we decided to get creative!  We loved our Metal Pipe TP Holder so much, we decided to continue that concept into the entryway. Continue reading