Get ideas for stylish color palettes, smart drying strategies and more from these most-saved photos of the year.
With the right details and features, a laundry room can become so much more than just a place to wash and dry clothes. You’ll find plenty of inspiration for statement-making finishes, clever storage ideas and stylish color schemes in this countdown of the most-saved laundry room photos of 2023.
10. Bold in Blue
Undercabinet lighting illuminates a beautiful hand-painted tile backsplash in this Dallas laundry room by Blackline Renovations. A brass rod adds a spot to hang damp clothes and complements the brass cabinet hardware. A folding countertop spans the appliances, and a full-height linen cabinet offers broom and vacuum storage.
9. Layered Luxury
Kurk Homes imagined a welcoming, joyful and functional space when designing this College Station, Texas, laundry room. Black porcelain tile flooring, quartz countertops, shiplap ceiling panels and a backsplash that combines stone, brass and porcelain details in a harlequin pattern layer in the luxury.
8. Utility Tranquillity
Stacking the washer and dryer left room for Trim Tech Designs to outfit this Chicago-area laundry room with a deep and wide marble-lined utility sink that could double as a washing station for small pets. The arched marble backsplash, tongue-and-groove paneling and a wall-mounted faucet with attached sprayer bring elegant touches to the space.
7. English Country Flair
M House Development used a similar strategy to make room for a dedicated pet-washing station in this Chicago-area mudroom. But the finishes here nod to English Country style — sage green cabinetry, brass hardware, black countertops and a herringbone brick floor.
6. Terrazzo Pizazz
This Toronto-area laundry room by Avenue Design features elevated machines that minimize bending over while loading and unloading. As for style, terrazzo countertops, backsplash and floating shelf add pizazz with tones that complement the gray-green cabinetry, streamlined hardware and sculptural light fixture.
5. Check, Please!
Marble plays a starring role in this Litchfield, Connecticut, combined mudroom and laundry room by Crisp Architects. The countertops are honed Carrara marble and the striking checkerboard floor is composed of honed 12-by-12-inch Gioia Venatino and Dark Bardiglio marble tiles. One of the most clever features is slide-away pocket doors that conceal the appliances when they’re not in use.
4. Elevated Pet Spa
These Portland, Oregon, homeowners wanted overflow pantry and storage space, a front-loading washer and dryer, counter space for folding laundry and a dog bath. To fulfill their needs, they searched Houzz and found Amy Pearson Design. The firm carefully considered the ergonomics of dog washing when determining the height of the doggy bath to make things easier on the owners’ backs. Its placement under the large window provides a lovely view, while the deep green tile bath surround plays off the foliage outside.
3. Country Charm
A mix of robin’s-egg blue walls and cabinets, light wood accents, fabric-lined wicker drawers, a checkerboard floor and tongue-and-groove paneling create inviting country style in this Nottingham, England, laundry room by First Sense Interiors. A pullout drying rack, countertop space for folding,a row of pegs and an open shelf maximize functionality in the well-planned room.
2. Nautical Nods
The navy, brass and white palette in this Annapolis, Maryland, laundry room by Melissa McLay Interiors and Mueller Homes nods to nautical style. But the abstract botanical wallpaper and fabric shade, dog poster, plaid pillow and white oak floors add softness, whimsy and warmth. There’s even a convenient gift wrapping station.
1. Farmhouse Fresh
Dave Fox Design Build Remodelers gave this Columbus, Ohio, laundry-mudroom a timeless and well-worn feel. Slate flooring, an Oriental runner, wood accents, oyster-colored Shaker-style cabinets, oil-rubbed bronze hardware and vintage antiques make for an inviting farmhouse look.