Outfit Your Mudroom
Buy it: Rustica Hall Tree, $529; homedecorators.com.
Buy it: Marina Stripe Indoor/Outdoor Rug, from $38 (2' by 3'); dashandalbert.com.
Buy it: Sea Grass Storage Boxes in Natural, $39 to $79 each; restorationhardware.com.
Depending on your needs, consider installing a mix of shelves and hooks at appropriate heights. Lining the interior with V-groove paneling will protect the walls and add cottage charm.
Finish off the space with a bench for pulling off sandy shoes on the way in. Short on space? Try tucking smaller bins beneath built-in seating.