42 Laundry Room Design Ideas To Inspire You



The laundry room is, obviously, the room where you do laundry. But having a separate room just for that isn’t something everyone is accustomed with. In fact, it’s more common to have the washing machine in the bathroom than to have a laundry room. But, even so, it’s not the same thing. It’s quite practical to have a whole room dedicated to laundry.

When the room is bright and open, everything seems less like a burden

You can organize everything more easily. You get to wash the cloths and you get to iron them and to put them back where they belong and you don’t have to let anyone else see the process because it’s all there in the laundry room. But how should a laundry room look like? Well, it depends on each person’s needs and preferences. If you have the space necessary, you have a washer a dryer in there as well as an ironing table and a large closet.

A sink is an important element to have in a laundry room

A simple and clean design looks best in the case of the laundry room

The wallpaper adds a nice touch to the room and the colors were nicely chosen

It would be useful for the laundry room to have a separate entry if possible

A laundry room doesn’t always have to be white. You can give it warm look

It’s important to choose the right type of flooring in the laundry room

Make sure you have plenty of storage containers and boxes for a better space organization

Open shelves are also very practical and wonderful for storing cleaning supplies, clean clothes, etc.

Keep the items you usually use close at hand, maybe on a shelf above the washing machine

For a better organization, you can label the storage compartments

In a narrow laundry room you can think vertically when decorating the space

It’s best to have separate laundry baskets for different fabrics or colors

Try to alternate and combine different types of storage

You can custom-design furniture for the laundry room to make sure it’s functional

An ironing board is a must-have in the laundry room even if you rarely use it

If you have a tiny laundry room, don’t agglomerate it with unnecessary features

You have put up rods and clothes hangers if you have the space

You can have small area rugs in the laundry room but avoid carpets

You can lay with styles to create a décor that feels comfortable

It wouldn’t hurt to also have a comfortable seat in the laundry room

In a way, the laundry room’s décor is quite similar to that of a kitchen

Wood furniture would give this room character and would make it less cold

The counter space in a laundry room can be used for various purposes

If your space is limited, try to use it cleverly and avoid wasting any space

You can personalize your laundry room by choosing any furniture you like

This is a very large shared laundry room, maybe part of a small hotel or summer getaway

If you have a dog you can include a pet shower in your laundry room

A bold color would definitely make this room more cheerful

Checkerboard flooring is popular in laundry rooms as well as in kitchens

Most often, people choose white as a primary color for the laundry room’s décor

It’s best to separate the laundry from the rest of the house to avoid the noise

You can give your laundry room a rustic feel by simply adding a few decorations

The blue cabinets match beautifully the washer and drier

A black and white décor could also suit a modern laundry room

A table or an island can be very useful in this particular room

The satin finish of the cabinets matches the washer and drier’s accent color

Tiled floors are very practical in the laundry room, especially when it has a separate entry

The lighting is important in this case so explore all the options before making a decision

You can turn the laundry room into a multifunctional space

The laundry room can also be your arts and crafts space for small projects

A desk and a work space could be a useful addition to the laundry room

It’s important to have plenty of storage in the laundry room. You need for all sorts of things. You have to store somewhere the detergents and the other supplies but you also need the storage space for all the clothes. Lots of people like to also use this room as a sort of closet. But it’s not imperative to do so. If you have a small home then you can just have a tiny space with only the essentials. But make sure the room is appropriately designed. You should avoid having rugs on the floor and it would also be nice to have a window or two.

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Published by in Best Of, on April 11th, 2013

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