Tiny Space Laundry

In honour of our last big purchase, I went on a laundry closet rampage over my lunch hour, which was less of rampage and more of a sluggish search due to an oddly busted Internet connection. (Something to do with a busted transformer?) Despite the difficulties of loading images, I learned something about the laundry habits of the blogging and designing world:

Laundry rooms are huge.

When I say laundry closet, I don’t mean a large room with a whole whack of counter space, a room that is essentially a kitchen, lacking the fridge and stove and adding the washer/dryer. I don’t even mean a small, well organized room with a bright window and plenty of storage space.

When I say laundry closet, I mean a laundry closet.

Yes, I found a few. A few good ones.

Oh, wicker baskets. How I love wicker baskets.
See? More wicker!
And even more. Wow. Am I predictable or something?
In reality, by the time our washer and dryer are delivered on the 20th, it’s unlikely the closet will even be built. But I guess these inspiration images are a start, for now. Have you any more for me?
What’s your laundry room like? Have you got a room or are you doomed to closet like me?
Have a beautiful weekend everyone!

0 thoughts on “Tiny Space Laundry

  1. Hee! I'm glad I was able to help you find some great pictures of tiny laundry rooms! Did you see the one with the pull-out drawers on the side? I thought that one had the best design for stow-away things.

    But I do like the look of the wicker with those really modern washing machines/dryers. It's a great contrast!

  2. I know what you mean about big laundry rooms being like kitchens! I guess we're lucky to have a big basement laundry room but as we were thinking about what to add – counters, sink, cabinets – I realized I needed to be looking in the kitchen section. Kitchen stuff is expensive too. There's no way we're spending thousands on a room to wash clothes!

  3. @Mike

    Definitely. Keep an eye out at Home Depot. We got the cabinets for our basement apartment on clearance there for $100 each cabinet. And you can do a counter top for cheap with some laminate sheeting, contact cement, and plywood.

    Oh, if only I had thousands to spend on a room to wash clothes!

  4. Young House Love has a pretty nice closet (a lot deeper) but their basic design works for a three foot wide space. I wish I had a first or second floor laundry, my basement is sooo scary!!

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