Laundry is ever so much more appealing when it can be done in a room as adorable as this one. Quaint details like the pendant light and nailhead trimmed countertops fill the utilitarian space with personality.
Elizabeth loves the hyper-functionality of this combined laundry room and bathroom on the first floor kid-level of the home. A shower and also ample closets for the boys' things are also worked into this smartly-designed space.
This door in the laundry room and mudroom offers access to the stairs that lead down to the side entrance of the detached garage, a well-detailed space that can be used for casual front yard entertaining.
This contemporary laundry room features a fun pendant light and teal ceiling, perfectly complimenting the patterned floor tiles and gray window trim. The large appliances are housed in custom shelves with lots of storage above.
Who says a laundry room can't be fun? For this young family, Cheryl Scarlet of Design Transformations orchestrated a cheery, whimsical space with a bird-and-butterfly print wallpaper. The open shelving corrals portable laundry baskets, one for each family member and an extra for dry cleaning items. A pretty wall-mounted drying rack serves as a focal point and adds the illusion of a window.
Storage is essential in any home but can be even more crucial in a laundry room. Designer Sarah Richardson doesn't want to take away from the floor space, so she designs the storage as close to the ceiling as possible. The shelved cabinets run horizontal above the washer/dryer unit and provide the perfect place to hold towels and other laundry essentials.
Textured Subway Tile, Glass Pendant Light Add Artisan Look to Laundry Room
Textured white subway tile and a glass pendant light add an artisan look to what's typically a humble space: the laundry room. An abstract painting done in tones of blue and a navy-colored laundry hamper prove to be thoughtful accents as they tie in with the bold blues used in accents throughout the home.
An easy way to increase storage space when it's time to upgrade your washer and dryer: pedestal drawers. Most manufacturers offer versions that perfectly fit their models. Plus, the added height makes loading and unloading a little easier.
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."
Atlanta designer Michele Gratch of Michele Gratch Interiors elevates this laundry room with design elements like the wallpaper, mirror and accessories that make you almost forget there is real household work being done here. The laundry is strategically placed next to the master bedroom dressing room, one of architects Steve Dray and Cecilia Winston of Winston-Dray Designs thoughtful details.