Laundry Room Ideas Diy

Laundry Room Ideas Diy

The laundry room is often an overlooked and overworked room in the home. It needs to be functional of course, but what about beautiful? Whether you have a small laundry closet or tiny laundry room, your laundry area can be both functional and beautiful! Below are a collection of 25 Small Laundry Room Ideas by bloggers. Let’s face it, laundry is not a task that most of us look forward to but having a pretty space to work in certainly lightens the load! (See what I did there? Laundry..load?)
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Laundry Room Ideas Diy

In the quest to stay organized, storage is king. Especially in the laundry room. Though organization and laundry rooms are a somewhat utilitarian and practical matter, there’s no reason your storage solutions can’t also enhance your decor. Simple wall-mounted shelves, cabinet units for baskets and bins, and laundry-specific accessories like fold-away ironing boards can make your washing and drying chores so much easier. Whether you choose to buy a furniture storage system, or build your own DIY solution, you will not regret taking the time to think through your storage needs and outfitting your laundry area. Take a look at some of the best laundry room storage ideas we’ve found on the web. By Sarita Harbour Expanded View >
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Laundry Room Ideas Diy

This rolling laundry basket dresser is a great way to organize the laundry room and save yourself a bit of time when doing laundry. You can presort your clothes in the baskets and it can easily be rolled from room to room for picking up the family’s laundry. It’s easy to build and perfectly holds three laundry baskets so you have space for three different loads. Plus, when you’re not rolling it around, the top could be used for additional storage. If you need someplace to organize those baskets full of dirty laundry, this is a great choice.
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Laundry Room Ideas Diy

1 of 12 A Streamlined Laundry Room Laundry rooms are notorious for being cramped. If you need new inspiration for making over your laundry room, these laundry room ideas will help you save precious space and time. In Kevin Sharkey’s laundry room, he wanted everything necessary to clean and care for his clothing in one place. He put together kits for minor sewing repairs, stain removal, shoe care, and clothing storage, and set them within easy reach on the lowest shelf. A catchall holds loose change, popped buttons, or whatever else is in his pockets. He decants powder detergent; a glass container makes it easier to see when you’re running low than a cardboard box does. Shop the Martha Stewart Living™ storage solutions
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Laundry Room Ideas Diy

Laundry rooms are notorious for being cramped. If you need new inspiration for making over your laundry room, these laundry room ideas will help you save precious space and time. In Kevin Sharkey’s laundry room, he wanted everything necessary to clean and care for his clothing in one place. He put together kits for minor sewing repairs, stain removal, shoe care, and clothing storage, and set them within easy reach on the lowest shelf. A catchall holds loose change, popped buttons, or whatever else is in his pockets. He decants powder detergent; a glass container makes it easier to see when you’re running low than a cardboard box does. Shop the Martha Stewart Living™ storage solutions
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Laundry Room Ideas Diy

Monica’s laundry room is more of a laundry closet– tiny, with no frills, but it’s functional. The problem was that it was chronically a mess. She needed to bring some order to the space, so it was time for a laundry room makeover. As you’ll see, with some paint and wooden crates, she created a laundry space that’s organized, stylish and a pleasure to work in.
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Laundry Room Ideas Diy

If you think your laundry room is small, check out this laundry closet. Tiny though it may be, it manages to accommodate a washer and dryer as well as built-in shelves that hold an assortment of laundry supplies. The homeowners also installed a flip-down ironing board behind cabinet doors—a convenience of yesteryear that’s perfect for today. Related: 5 Ways to Love Your Laundry Room Remodelaholic
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Laundry Room Ideas Diy

There is scientific evidence to prove that the majority of people report feeling calm and serene when surrounded by the color blue. While laundry rooms are welcome to be any color of your choosing, a blue laundry room is most likely to leave you feeling at peace. Considering how stressful I find doing our family’s laundry, I think I can use all of the help I can get! Here are some beautiful blogger laundry rooms in various shades of blue.
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In what universe are most of these small? I mean, how big do you think the average laundry room is? I have only seen ONE laundry room bigger than the largest of these in my life. Don’t me wrong, I love them and they are beautiful, but my “laundry room” is literally the hallway to the back door. And my parents is a closet in their dinning room. My mother in law’s is the hall from her house into the garage.
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This slide out tower is actually made for the kitchen but we think it would be a wonderful addition to the laundry room. If you have a bit of space between the washer and dryer, you can just slide this right in there. It’s wide enough to hold most cleaning supplies and you can even keep your laundry detergent, stain fighters and dryer sheets on it, too. Instead of piling those things sky high on a shelf, stick them away in that little bit of wasted space between your laundry room appliances. It has casters so it will slide in and out easily and just think of the organizing that you can do with it.
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If you don’t yet have pedestals under your washer and dryer, now is the time to get them. And, you don’t have to pay a small fortune for them, either. You can actually build them yourself. Pedestals are great for storing all sorts of things in the laundry room. You can either build them with drawers or make it a bite easier on yourself and just leave them open. You can keep baskets of laundry or baskets of cleaning and laundry supplies in the cubbies. These are so easy to make and utilize space that you normally wouldn’t think of which is key in keeping things organized.
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8 of 12 Tight-Space Laundry In the compact laundry workstation and storage area of a small bathroom, the stacked European-style washer-dryer set economizes space. A shelf between units pulls out for folding items fresh from the dryer, then slides out of sight. A matchstick shade lowers all the way to the floor, gracefully hiding the utility area when guests are expected. Video: How to Maximize Space in Your Laundry Room
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If you think your laundry room is small, check out this laundry closet. Tiny though it may be, it manages to accommodate a washer and dryer as well as built-in shelves that hold an assortment of laundry supplies. The homeowners also installed a flip-down ironing board behind cabinet doors—a convenience of yesteryear that’s perfect for today.
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You can purchase laundry storage pedestals at an appliance store, but they seem expensive for what they are. You can build this one for $125, which is far less than even one pedestal costs to buy. Using laundry bins for the storage is ideal—you can sort directly into them, and then use them to carry folded loads out to be put away. Related: 8 “Zero Dollar” Laundry Room Hacks addicted2diy.com
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The laundry room is often the most unorganized room in the house. There is after all, so much stuff that has to be piled in there and so many products that you have to store. If your laundry room looks like a disaster area, we have a great collection of 30 ways to organize it.
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3 of 12 Laundry-Room Drying Bar Cotton button-down shirts, which have a tendency to shrink, are best removed from the dryer while slightly damp, then air-dried. Unlike a drying rack, which holds a few shirts at most, a bath-towel holder mounted on the underside of a laundry-room shelf makes a good spot for a row of shirts on hangers. The bar can also be helpful when you’re ironing; hang pressed shirts as you work. Photography: Steven McDonald
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This full-sized laundry room is as stylish as it is functional, complete with a citrus-inspired color scheme, high-end appliances and smart storage. Browse pictures of the laundry room at Blog Cabin 2014 on DIYNetwork.com.
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What do you do when you don’t even have room for a laundry room? Tuck your washer and dryer into a kitchen pantry, and hide it behind cabinet doors. Shelves and hooks built into the door provide storage for detergents, cleaning solutions, and even brooms and mops. Related: Laundry Rooms We Love Fine Homebuilding
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So many bits and pieces end up in the laundry room. Lost socks, hanging clothes ready to go into closets, and of course, the ironing board and iron. Organize them all together in an easy DIY wall unit, that also makes enough space on its shelf for a plant to brighten the room.

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