Every family home needs a laundry room, but not all homes have enough space for one. But not all laundry rooms need a lot of space! A laundry just needs to be functional, well-equipped, and well-organized. Here are some incredible small laundry room ideas and designs that pack on efficiency without the need for so much space.
1. Laundry and Mudroom
Incorporating with the mudroom is one of the most popular small laundry room ideas and designs. It’s sensible and traffic smart especially if you need extra space to hang and dry clothes. This light green colour scheme is laundry room perfect – fresh, clean, airy.
2. Multi-Purpose Laundry Room Island
This multi-purpose laundry room island is a hard worker! It’s an ironing board, storage, and folding table in one. It is also wheeled for maximum room and space flexibility.
3. White and Organised
White expands the room and creates the illusion of space. This white and well-organised laundry is complete with a sink, folding station, ironing board, stacked washer and dryer, and lots of storage. And it only took half a wall of space.
4. Laundry Closet
You don’t need an entire room for your laundry. A closet is more than sufficient, accessible, and easy to hide. A well-sized closet anywhere in the house will do.
5. Vertical Sliding Organiser
Clutter makes any room messy, disorganised, and cramped. This vertical sliding organiser is space efficient. It can hide all your laundry stuff away from plain sight while keeping them within easy reach.
6. Laundry and Craft Room
Incorporating your laundry into the craft room is nothing short of ingenious! You will never be bored again waiting in-between loads. And your craft table can also double as the folding station.
7. Open Shelves Storage
Open shelves help avoid the cramped look. This adjustable open shelving idea provides room flexibility, while the cohesive colour coding keeps things neat and orderly.
8. Hanging Baskets Organiser
Use as much space you’ve got in the laundry, including vertical space. These behind-the-door wall basket organisers are cute, sensible, and a great space saver.
9. Compact Off-the-Wall Laundry
A wall is all you need for your laundry. This compact off-the-wall laundry comes with full-sized washer and dryer, folding station, and ample storage.
10. Ironing Board Cabinet
One of the best small laundry ideas and designs is an ironing board you can fold up and hide when not in use. A wall cabinet that will also keep ironing essentials makes things organised and doesn’t take up much space.
11. Shower and Laundry Combo
Sleek, efficient, and striking. This shower and laundry combo is best for smaller homes and apartments and for people who prefers the streamlined living.
12. A Space for Everything
A laundry doesn’t have to be large, it just need a dedicated space for everything. This off-the-wall modern laundry is equipped with all the essentials and the space for it. The natural wood texture and modern cabinetry makes the laundry elegant and appealing.
13. Small Hallway Laundry
A hallway or a landing nook is perfect for your laundry. This small hallway nook transformed into a laundry is compact yet well-equipped. The double doors makes everything accessible and hides the laundry when not in use.
14. Pulldown Drying Rack
How about a drying rack that doubles as a wall feature! Banish your cumbersome racks and install this efficient and chic pulldown drying rack. Very handy during heavy laundry days.
15. Vertical Open Shelves
Get as much storage space as you can. This vertical open shelves allows you to use up even the odd and small spaces, from the floor all the way to the ceiling.
16. Laundry Nook
Every house can afford to install a laundry. All you need is a cosy nook or corner in the house for your laundry. This laundry nook wisely uses much of the available wall space.
17. Wall Organiser
This is a simple yet efficient wall organiser and storage. It smartly takes up the wall space and keeps laundry essentials off the floor and counters. You can even DIY the organiser with some repurposed wood pallets.
18. Laundry Closet with Sliding Doors
Sleek, clean, and modern. This all white laundry installation is also space efficient. The opaque sliding doors keeps the laundry hidden when not in use and the room neat. It also allows easy access to the entire laundry hub.
19. Accordion Drying Rack
The accordion drying rack is a timeless favourite for laundry rooms. Pull it out for more drying room and put back in when not in use. Dress up your accordion drying rack with a wood base and decorative brackets.
20. Kitchen Cupboard Laundry
Use the extra kitchen cupboards as your laundry. You can also double use your kitchen sink and countertops. With these innovative swing-out doors, who can tell your laundry is in the kitchen?
21. Bath and Laundry Room
Incorporating the laundry into the bathroom is nothing new. It is still one of the most sensible small laundry ideas and designs as it optimise the use of the sink, countertops, and plumbing lines.
22. Laundry Basket Organisers
Open shelves and basket organisers beautifully complement each other. The combination is also perfect for small laundry rooms; giving storage flexibility, movement, and style.
23. Wheeled Hampers
Make laundry days easier with these wheeled hampers. Do away with the endless cumbersome hauling and transferring of clothes and laundry stuff by wheeling them instead.
24. Behind the Door Shelves
You don’t need an extra room or cabinets for more storage. This compact laundry in a cabinet uses the back of the door for storage shelves.
25. Under the Stairs Laundry
When challenged with limited living space, a small laundry can easily fit into the space under the stairs. A few inset shelves will provide room for storage.
26. Drying Rack Drawer
This smartly placed drying rack drawer is simply ingenious! The design cleverly hides the rack while maintaining the clean lines of the modern cabinetry.
27. Pass-through Laundry Wall Shelving
Who says you have to enter the laundry room to access it? This smartly designed small laundry lets you put and get items from the shelves without entering the room. Talk about streamlined traffic!
28. Study and Laundry Room
Combining the study and laundry rooms is a tad surprising, but with the right design and room layout, it works really well. Catch up with your reading in-between loads!
29. Tilt-out Laundry Hampers
Smart and nifty laundry cabinet design. The hampers are kept accessible, organised, and open. The cabinet can also double as a storage cabinet and folding table.
30. Modern Minimalist Laundry
This modern minimalist laundry is small yet complete. Compact and efficiently designed.
31. Under the Counter Ironing Board
Under the counter ironing board – another smart laundry room contraption! The location is just perfect – accessible and space-efficient.
32. Laundry in the Closet
Incorporating the laundry with the closet is fast becoming a favourite. Having the laundry inside your walk-in closet is practical and smart use of space. This small laundry idea and design is perfect for single dwellers.
33. Laundry Barn Door
A barn door lends a little touch of rustic and a lot of space savings. The sliding door design affords you extra room for storage and movement.
34. Overhead Drying Rack
This cleverly placed overhead rack takes your drying clothes high up, freeing you more open space where you need it. You can also keep it up against the ceiling when not in use, keeping the room neat and uncluttered.
35. Industrial Pull-up Cabinet Doors
These industrial pull-up cabinet doors are easy to operate, chic, and space savers. The design complements the modern minimalism of the room.
36. Towel Bar Drying Racks
Take advantage of that odd and often forgotten behind the door corner space. By installing some towel racks, you get yourself a smartly placed drying rack without eating up additional room or space.
37. Floating Shelves
Keep your small laundry room open with these floating shelves. The chrome material also blends perfectly with the white walls, making the room appear larger.
38. Laundry and Powder Room
Laundry and powder rooms have a lot of similar installations – sink, faucets, water supply, drains, and countertops. Why not combine the two rooms and save a lot of space?
39. Pull-Out Laundry Hampers
We can use as much help as we can get during laundry days! This pull-out hamper cabinet design keeps things organised, saves time, and minimises movement.
40. Compact Hallway Laundry
Even a small and compact laundry can be efficient and looks amazing too! The use of open shelves, compact dryer, and folding doors contributes to the practicality of the design. While the black washer smartly contrasts the all-white palette.
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