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Junk cupboard to mudroom entrance conversion

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Junk cupboard to mudroom entrance conversion

This is the first thing to see when we walk into our home. Once a dumping ground of a cupboard with plain white doors. It just was a bit of an eyesore. We were inspired by conversions online and always wanted a mudroom and  Now we have a spot for our shoes, organised storage and overall aesthetically a nicer looking entrance that adds more style to our home.




Timber framing, timber bench seat, Varnish, gold hooks and paint from Bunnings.


We had left over green tiles from our bathroom reno that we thought would look perfect with the colour scheme.

Paint is Dulux Linseed.






Step 1



I'm no good explain but basically, took our the layout, ripped carpet up. 


Took the random divider out. You can see there is actually a random tap in the corner.


Installing the timber frames after prepping the floors and walls and managed to hide the random tap.


Then adding the timber boards and timber bench seat along tiles.


And finally paint and Varnish and adding the Last styling designs






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Re: Junk Cupboard to Mudroom Entrance Conversion

Hello @anna92 


Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community. It's marvellous to have you join us, and thank you for sharing your mudroom entrance conversion.


What a wonderful transformation. It is so much more inviting now and those green tiles really draw the eye. The Dulux linseed colour you chose is just sublime. It provides just enough contrast without overpowering the wall colour. How long did the entire renovation take?


Again, thank you for sharing such an amazing project.




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Re: Junk cupboard to mudroom entrance conversion

Good afternoon @anna92 

Definently better looking and so much more useful now! I have an alcove in my entry foyer and have considered a bunch of ideas from tall vertical cupboards ect but now I will add your idea to the list :smile: 


I really like the paneling effect and the hutches up top. Perfect for the Christmas deco boxes you need to store :smile:



Building a Reputation

Re: Junk Cupboard to Mudroom Entrance Conversion

Thankyou Eric, I would say in total a casual 4 days. However between work it was definitely weekend work so it was looking half done for about 2 weeks before completetion

Building a Reputation

Re: Junk cupboard to mudroom entrance conversion

Thanks Dave, I didn't even think of Christmas stuff but what a good idea. Admittedly there's still nothing in the boxes .

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