We found a solution in this insightful article at downrightsimple.blogspot.com. Not every home has a ready-made mudroom. Some houses have an empty hallway or a blank space by the door. That’s where this post helps. See how one family turned a bare wall into a cozy coat rack with shelf space. (Note that the coats hang right over the heating vent–ah, how lovely that would be). See how to maximize the usefulness of your entryway when you click the link below.