10 Dreamy Laundry Rooms that Will Make You Want to Do Laundry


Nobody likes to do laundry. Ok, maybe some people like the satisfaction that finishing 8 loads of laundry gives them, but I have yet to meet someone that actually does laundry for fun. But, as the mom in the video here says, “If your laundry room’s prettier, it’s a lot more fun to do laundry.” I happen to agree!

So let’s check out some neat ideas popular around Salt Lake City – for those of us thinking of renovating our current laundry room, or dreaming for a future house.

My dream is to have a laundry room and mud room combined – through a side entrance, or when you come in through the garage, where the family can store their hats, backpacks, gloves, coats, and especially their shoes. If the kids just made mud pies in the back yard, it’s super easy to have them throw their muddy clothes in the wash as soon as they come inside instead of tracking it all through the house.

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As far as organization goes, this is probably my favorite laundry room configuration. Baskets that can slide in and out makes it easy for kids to transport their own laundry to their rooms, and the hanging bar would be amazing!

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No matter what your style, I think the key idea that makes the biggest difference is storage.

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But lets be a little bit more realistic – for most of us in Utah, our laundry rooms aren’t massive, and are usually either crammed in with the furnace, or in a nook or closet somewhere. Look how beautiful a “laundry closet” can be!

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I love the back splash on this one! So classy.

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And if your washer and dryer happen to be a little more out in the open, you could follow what many people here in Salt Lake are doing and either hang a decorative curtain or some nice cabinets to enclose your appliances.

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Photo via Pinterest And do you know what’s really popular right now? Barn doors!

Photo via Pinterest What actually sparked my deep desire for a more functional laundry room was when I saw this video a couple years ago of how this mom of 6 redesigned her modest laundry room, and on a budget of $400 to boot. She combines some great aspects from the ideas above, and it turned out beautifully.

What do you think? Which are your favorite features? Email me or comment on Facebook to let me know your thoughts! And check out more ideas on my Pinterest board: Laundry Room Remodels.