6 Stylish New Laundry Rooms Full of Surprises

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These days, the term “laundry room” doesn’t do the space justice. Often, a laundry room encompasses so much more than a place for washing and drying clothes. Homeowners lean on these rooms for extra storage, mudroom functionality and pet-friendly features. Here, designers share the details in six laundry rooms that take these spaces beyond a basic chore.

1. Multipurpose Mash-Up

Designer: Tami O’Malley Design
Location: St. Charles, Illinois
Size: 66 square feet (6 square meters); 5½ by 12 feet

Homeowners’ request. “This compact room had to fulfill multiple roles,” designer Tami O’Malley says. “Serving as a side entrance and main thoroughfare near the kitchen, it needed to function as a mudroom for storing kids’ school and sports gear, a laundry room and a sleeping spot for two beloved dogs. We aimed for the space to be practical in all these aspects while also offering a welcoming first impression of the home to guests.”

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