For years and years, even before my husband and I owned our home, I have dreamed of having a mudroom in our entry. When we bought our first house 2 years ago that dream finally became a reality. We scoured Pinterest for inspiration and picked apart different ideas to create our own custom design.
We started with this blank space right when you enter our home. I made a rough sketch of my vision on the wall with chalk.
I wanted to add some character to the wall above the bench, so we added a board and batten treatment with beadboard in between.
I filled all of the nail holes with wood putty, sanded the heck out everything and then painted the board and batten and the cubbies white. We stained the top but I don't have a picture of that process.