MyHomeIdeas.com - Hidden Mudroom from Southern Living: For the functionality of a mudroom with the look of a simple backdoor, hide everything behind clean white cabinets. Consider organizing the space by family member rather than by item. (Photo: Laurey W. Glenn)
As the barrier between the sanctuary of home and the busy world outside, entryways have to work hard to filter out all the junk (mail) and random things that want to work their way inside. And since it's the first thing you and your guests see when they walk in, it needs to be beautiful and set the tone for the rest of the space. These ten homes from our house tours get it right, with seriously welcoming entry rooms. Come on in and take a look.