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Are you designing a laundry room and looking for inspiration? You’ve come to the right place. Spoak has all the interior design inspiration to get those creative juices flowing. Browse room designs, inspiration images and decor ideas or take our free room design tool for a spin below!

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Laundry Room designed by Jackie Slemmer
Laundry RoomDesigned by Jackie Slemmer
Vizi Board LIGHT designed by Megan Hendel
Vizi Board LIGHTDesigned by Megan Hendel
laundry room designed by Catie Porter
laundry roomDesigned by Catie Porter
Laundry Room designed by Jillian Fiebelkorn
Laundry RoomDesigned by Jillian Fiebelkorn
Laundry Room designed by Maddie Berman
Laundry RoomDesigned by Maddie Berman
Laundry Room designed by Autumn Ceniza
Laundry RoomDesigned by Autumn Ceniza
Laundry Room designed by Virginia Bennice
Laundry RoomDesigned by Virginia Bennice
Laundry Room designed by Elizabeth Roussil
Laundry RoomDesigned by Elizabeth Roussil
Laundry Room designed by Yamel Arvelo Disla
Laundry RoomDesigned by Yamel Arvelo Disla
LAUNDRY ROOM designed by Kacey Dillier
LAUNDRY ROOMDesigned by Kacey Dillier
Laundry Selections designed by Abby Baker
Laundry SelectionsDesigned by Abby Baker
Pisces Vibes designed by Fayethe Vongsouvanh
Pisces VibesDesigned by Fayethe Vongsouvanh
Mudroom designed by Amanda Perry
MudroomDesigned by Amanda Perry
Wet Bar/ Dining designed by Jayme Edwards
Wet Bar/ DiningDesigned by Jayme Edwards
Untitled designed by BRYANNA ATHENS
UntitledDesigned by BRYANNA ATHENS
Laundry_right designed by Ashley McCain
Laundry_rightDesigned by Ashley McCain
Laundry Room - Right side of Room designed by Shawna Keeling
Laundry Room - Right side of RoomDesigned by Shawna Keeling
HAUSTILE Design Challenge designed by Hayley Andreesen
HAUSTILE Design ChallengeDesigned by Hayley Andreesen
Laundry designed by Sarah Harding
LaundryDesigned by Sarah Harding
Laundry designed by Anna Rockman
LaundryDesigned by Anna Rockman
Laundry Room: Cornflower designed by Kirsten Byron
Laundry Room: CornflowerDesigned by Kirsten Byron
THE LAUNDRY (copy 3) designed by Anna Rockman
THE LAUNDRY (copy 3)Designed by Anna Rockman
Vibe Board designed by Emily Emmert
Vibe BoardDesigned by Emily Emmert
Winter Mudroom designed by Samantha Rice
Winter MudroomDesigned by Samantha Rice

Design tips for decorating a stylish laundry room

Here’s how to achieve the aesthetic room of your dreams.

What’s the best way to design and decorate a laundry room?

Laundry rooms are essential in any home, providing a dedicated space for washing, drying, and organizing clothing and linens. The design should be functional, optimizing the workflow from dirty laundry to clean and stored items. Some laundry rooms also double as mudrooms.

Whether you're in the process of a laundry room remodel or looking to makeover your existing one, these are the key elements to include in your design:

  • Paint or Wallpaper: Select a color or pattern that sets the desired mood for the laundry room and complements the style you want to achieve. We are partial to covering walls, ceilings, and trim in a uniform paint color to create a cohesive look. Shiplap walls tend to be common design elements in a laundry room for their durability and modern farmhouse style.
  • Decorative Lighting: Combine task, ambient, and accent lighting for a layered lighting scheme. Consider the placement of lighting fixtures to eliminate shadows and evenly light the space. Dimmer switches can adjust the mood.
  • Washing Machine and Dryer: The core components of any laundry room, these can be side-by-side or stacked to save space. Ensure there's enough clearance for doors to open fully.
  • Utility Sink: A deep, wide sink is invaluable for hand-washing delicates, soaking stained items, or cleaning up after DIY or home projects.
  • Storage Units: Cabinets or shelving above and beside the washer and dryer provide storage for detergents, fabric softeners, clothespins, and other laundry essentials. Consider a mix of closed cabinets for unsightly items and open shelving for easy access to frequently used supplies. If you have the space, a linen closet or laundry is a great addition to a utility room.
  • Countertop: A counter for sorting, treating stains, and folding clean laundry is a must. If space allows, a long, uninterrupted counter surface is ideal. Different countertop materials, from butcher block wood countertops to natural stones like marble or granite or engineered surfaces like quartz, offer unique textures that can add depth and interest to your laundry room design. Add a tile backsplash above the counter to tie it all together. Subway tile is a popular choice for laundry rooms.
  • Drying Rack: For air-drying delicates and garments that cannot go into the dryer. A wall-mounted, fold-down rack can save space when not in use.
  • Ironing Board: A built-in, fold-out ironing board saves space and is convenient for quick touch-ups. Alternatively, a freestanding ironing board that can be stowed away is also practical.
  • Laundry Hamper: Built-in or freestanding hampers or laundry baskets for sorting laundry help keep the room organized, and are fun laundry room decor decisions. Consider separate bins for lights, darks, and delicates.
  • Seating: A small bench, stool, or even an accent chair can be helpful for putting on shoes or resting as you fold clothes.
  • Utility Cart: A rolling cart provides portable storage and can be used to transport laundry supplies or folded clothes.
  • Curtains or Blinds: Window treatments not only help control the light and provide privacy but also serve to tie the room's design together. They offer an opportunity to inject color, texture, and pattern into the living space, making it more inviting and personalized. Whether flowing and sheer for a light, airy feel or rich and textured for a more luxurious look, curtains play a pivotal role in setting the tone and atmosphere of the laundry room. Don’t forget the curtain rod!

By integrating these elements into your laundry room's design, you can create a highly functional and efficient space that makes the task of laundry less of a chore. If you need an extra hand in your design process, check out our step-by-step guide on How To Design a Room.

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