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This renovated laundry room, first seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, is bright and clean thanks to dove gray walls and large white shelves. Tile floors makes messes easy to clean, while woven baskets offer ample storage.
This designer laundry room built by Harrison Design and decorated by Brian Patrick Flynn is packed with classic style certain to withstand the test of time. Any time you’re designing a task-related space involving high-cost items such as appliances and millwork, it’s best to stick with styles that aren’t too trendy. If a room looks too current, it’s likely to date faster.
Sleek, Gray Mudroom at Back Entrance of North Carolina Home
At the back entrance of the home, designers created a mudroom for the family with space for hanging purses and coats as well as storage for shoes and other supplies. The space is anchored in a gray color palette that hides dirt and, with the tile floor, is easy to clean.
Just off the pool deck, this utility space is stocked with a beverage fridge, custom cabinetry and Caesarstone countertops. The transitional space's light gray walls complement the dark cabinetry and floating shelves.
The open concept design of this home's lower floor includes a mud room-style entry and family room. A chic built-in bench nestles in amongst floor-to-ceiling cabinets, offering handy hidden storage for toys, outdoor supplies and more.
The center of the laundry room includes an under-mount stainless steel sink used for rinsing clothes before tossing them into the wash. While under-mount sinks add a clean, seamless look to countertops, they also require a great deal of skill to install. In order for an under-mount sink to be properly installed, it’s positioned into place from below, then secured to the bottom of the countertop with silicone.
This laundry room lives much larger than its square footage, thanks to smart planning by Geoff Chick & Associates. The base cabinets that flank the washer and dryer are just 18 inches deep, but extending the wall of cabinetry all the way to the 12-foot ceiling vastly increases the usable space. Windows visually expand the room; the natural light flooding in enhances the warm notes in the soft gray paint. "Most laundry rooms are tucked away in a dark corner or in the basement," Chick notes.
The garage from HGTV Dream Home 2010 features an organizing and workshop system featuring cabinets with sliding metal storage bins, plus a slatwall storage system with space to store sports equipment, tools and more.
Sleek dark wood cabinets are paired with simple gray countertops for a chic and functional laundry room. Floating shelves and cubbies provide open storage, while the space is grounded by rectangular gray tiles. A stainless steel-framed door leads to the private patio.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines created a new laundry room and mudroom for homeowners, complete with plenty of storage cabinets, shelving and coat hooks. Brick floors were installed for a durable yet attractive look.
The stained gray cabinets give the HGTV Dream Home 2010 laundry room a rustic personality by using a beadboard-style door to blend with the accessories of the room. The bright red washer and drawer add a punch of color and panache to the room's otherwise dusky tones.
The clients have two dogs — a chocolate lab and chihuahua — that they consider full-fledged family members. Designer Joanna Gaines took that as an opportunity to do something special in the new laundry room, incorporating a decidedly dog-centric theme and design.