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Small Laundry Room Ideas
No matter your setup, try one of these ideas to maximize your space and storage in your laundry.
Once upon a time, I featured some real-life laundry rooms by fellow bloggers with the sentiment that these were based in reality and not in Pinterest. The resounding response of readers was Yeah, right! I wish! and you explained that your real-life laundry rooms were small areas, tiny closets, or corners of basements.
So here, I’ve got you covered with almost FORTY ideas and inspiration for those small laundry spaces.
Small Laundry Room Ideas: Maximize the Space
DIY Laundry Room Drying Rack | Centsational Girl
Tiny Wall Baskets | Waffling Design
DIY Fold-Away Ironing Board | Folksy Home
DIY Pull-out Sweater Drying Rack | Sawdust Girl
Use a Retractable Clothesline Hidden in a Cabinet | Just About Home
Over The Door Storage with Chalkboard Paint | My Sweet Savannah
Small Laundry Room Ideas: Add Color
Adding color will not change the size of the room, but it can definitely make it feel bigger and more fun!
Crazy Life with Littles
View Along the Way
Poppies At Play
Small Laundry Room Ideas: Multi-Task the Space
When you’re crunched for space, double up on uses for a room by putting the washer and dryer in a bathroom, garage, mudroom, or hallway or using the laundry room for tool storage or an office.
Laundry Room in a Hallway/Storage Area | Fine Home Building
Retro Rad Laundry Room in the Garage | Cavender Diary Blog on I Heart Organizing
Hardware and Tools in the Laundry Closet | Sew Many Ways
Laundry in a Half Bath | Home With Baxter (Blog no longer available)
Laundry Closet Meets Office | Organized by Helen
Laundry Room Studio Office | Show and Tell
Stacked Laundry in the Half Bath | The Long Awaited Home
Small Laundry Room Ideas: Tuck It Away
Hiding the laundry room itself will not mean you can hide from laundry, though…
Hidden Behind Doors in the Bathroom | Southern Living
Hallway Laundry Closet and Ironing Station | The Yummy Life
Laundry Pantry in the Kitchen | Southern Living
Small Laundry Room Ideas: Add Storage, Shelves, and Baskets
One of the tricks of a pretty and tiny laundry room is making sure it is still USEFUL. Use creative shelving and baskets to keep everything at hand but not staring you down. Check out these storage ideas for small laundry rooms.
Organized Mudroom Laundry | Pook & Lexi
Tiny Tiled Laundry | A Touch of Tyrell (Blog no longer available)
Laundry Room Shelving | Misadventures in DIY
Simply Organized Laundry | Ask Anna
Tiny Laundry Room | Young House Love
Organized Laundry Closet with Cubbies| Organize and Decorate Everything
Mudroom Laundry Room with Storage Pedestal | Tremendously Thrifty
Laundry Room Redo | Hoot Designs on Shanty2Chic
Small Laundry with Labeled Baskets | Eat. Sleep. Decorate.
Laundry Closet with Cubbies and Cabinets | The Sparitarian
Slanted Laundry Basket Shelf | Hold On To Your Hats (Private Blog)
$0 Laundry Room Updates | Rice Designs
Small Laundry Makeover | 320 Sycamore
Green Laundry Room with Floating Shelf | Southern Hospitality
Simple Laundry Room Updates | Six Cents (Blog no longer available)
Laundry Closet with Shelves and Hanging Rod | Kirsten Danielle Design
Colorful Organized Laundry Closet | Suburban Homestead
Basement Laundry with Storage | Ivy in the Bay
Rustic Reclaimed Wood Laundry Shelves | Chores and Chandeliers
Do you have a small laundry room you’re proud of? Let us know!
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Originally published 7/9/2013 — Updated 4/28/2021