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

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!

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)

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

Hidden Behind Fun Barn Doors | Houzz

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.

Tiny Tiled Laundry | A Touch of Tyrell (Blog no longer available)

Mudroom Laundry Room with Storage Pedestal | Tremendously Thrifty

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

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

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

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