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Green Laundry Room With Floor-to-Ceiling Storage
Tasked with fitting a washer and two dryers into this slim laundry room, designer RaeLynn Callaway of Classically Yours Interiors had limited space to add storage. She configured the cabinets to make the most of every inch, including open niches for bins and baskets. She also paid special attention to aesthetics, with lively green paint and corner cabinets that house art and accents. "I have realized that if you have a 'happy' laundry room you have a happy laundry person," Callaway says. Fun colors, cabinet hardware, flooring patterns and decor can really make a difference."
A classic white table lamp sheds light throughout the laundry room, where gray bead board walls stand as a stark contrast to white cabinets and appliances. “It’s an eye-popper, really good looking, and very tailored,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum.
This spacious laundry room boasts a side-by-side, front loading washer and dryer tucked underneath butcher block countertops. Crisp white cabinets provide plenty of storage for detergents and cleaning supplies.
The laundry room has floor-to-ceiling wall tiles with a graphic pattern that recalls antique ironwork and on first glance looks like wallpaper, but offers the benefit of a completely washable surface for this task space. A locally sourced basket offers a stylish way to transport clothes to and from the laundry room.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It Too, this laundry room is now a functional space. With front loading washer and dryer and an extended countertop for folding, this space is practical and very useful.
Here's another idea for how to keep drying clothes out of the way: a ceiling-mounted rack that raises and lowers with pulleys. The cast iron and wood Sheila Maid clothes airer has been around for more than 100 years and comes in six colors.
Traditional Cream Laundry Room With Cherry Red Washer and Dryer
A cream colored theme keeps this laundry room looking bright and open. Ribbed cabinet doors and a washboard wooden door add texture to the room. A cherry red washer and dryer pop against the neutral backdrop. Over the machines, a hanging rack keeps clothes from wrinkling.
Besides creating a place for the kids, the basement space could solve some of family’s increasing need for a place to store shoes and coats by creating a mudroom niche, a small laundry area and even an upgrade to the teeny powder room. A mix of high and low materials adds personalization and keeps the space from feeling cheap.
This laundry room takes advantage of natural sunlight streaming through a tilt-and-turn window, which offers serene side yard views. A vibrant shade of coastal blue on walls is a fun way to jazz up an otherwise utilitarian space.