Decorating small environments has become a necessity in view of apartment projects with ever smaller areas. In these cases, the laundry is usually a more compact rooms of the projects. With this trend in mind, the ideal is to look for functional solutions that optimize space. Remembering that the laundry should ideally have an area for washing, drying, storing and passing products.
Basic Tips for Decorating a Laundry and Small Service Area
Here are some suggestions on how to decorate small laundries without losing beauty, functionality and practicality:
- Install cabinets in the upper part of the environment, after all it is a generally unused space that can be used to store appliances and other utensils;
- Optimize the circulation space by leaning against cabinets, a dryer and a washing machine on the wall. If you choose two machines, the best solution is to choose the models that can be supported one on the other, occupying less space;
- Install a hanger in the cabinet, in the space left over from the cabinets or below them. These are great locations to position the rack;
- Hooks are great at any laundromat, especially those with little space. Waterlogging on the wall is an example of this, being able to hang clothes or even hangers without use.
- In the appliance market there is a wide variety of compact options, so it is best to choose a small machine. Another recommended idea is to change the traditional sink or the laundry tank by a bathroom tub, which are smaller and can still give a distinctive charm to the environment.
Inspirations to decorate and small laundry models to inspire
Anyone who has a small space to house the laundry should take into account everything that will be inserted into the environment. Today's post is filled with innovative ideas to make the laundry compact with a modern decor. Continue browsing to see all references:
Picture 1 - Look for practical and functional solutions for the small environment.
In this case, there is a lid for the sink, with the same look and color as the countertop. Useful when we need extra space to work on the bench.
Picture 2 - Use airspace to place niches and shelves.
The niches and shelves are great allies for those who need extra space. Take advantage to store cleaning products, cloths, towels, utensils and even small electronics.
Picture 3 - The wired furniture is a great alternative to give flexibility in the layout.
Using this type of furniture helps save space by leaving shelves and cabinets exposed.
Picture 4 - Integrated kitchen and laundry.
In the absence of space for a dedicated laundry, some designs can adapt a part of the kitchen to house the washing machine and even put a tank.
Picture 5 - Small laundry decorated.
This laundry in the corner of the apartment was decorated on the bench with yellow tablets. The side wall was coated with Portuguese tile .
Picture 6 - Try to support the utensils on the wall.
Small laundry with subway tiles and washing machine and dryer under the other. The sidewall was used to secure the ironing board.
Image 7 - Close the laundry with a curtain.
One cheap option to close the laundry room and not let it in evidence is with a curtain.
Image 8 - The clothesline can occupy the air space of the bench.
This is a widely used solution that can not be overlooked by those who need a space to dry their clothes. An alternative to floor poles, you can use a fixed pole in the airspace.
Picture 9 - Service area with sliding door.
The sliding door also allows this flexibility to close or not the view of the laundry room.
Image 10 - Small and closed laundry with white cabinet at the top and machine at the bottom.
Image 11 - Kitchen with laundry in the corner.
Image 12 - Hide the laundry part with some door.
Image 13 - Laundry without sink.
Picture 14 - Optimize the space of your house.
The washing machines were positioned in the bathroom, next to the stall.
Image 15 - Having small furniture is essential.
A clean laundry with the predominant white in the cabinets, wall and appliances.
Image 16 - Laundry built-in closet.
Picture 17 - Put clothes rack in the part of the cabinets.
Image 18 - Small laundry with two machines.
Picture 19 - Bathroom with laundry.
A simple solution for those who do not have a space for the laundry is to position the washing machine in the bathroom. It is possible to do this without losing the charm of the environment.
Image 20 - Enjoy the upper part of the environment with niches and clothes rack stuck in the joinery.
The rack is a smart solution that can be combined together with the kitchen's planned furniture. With it you gain a space to extend the clothes.
Picture 21 - Replace the traditional utility area sink with a compact tank.
Another solution is to use a common sink bin instead of a traditional tank, which certainly takes up more space.
Image 22 - Laundry under the stairs.
This small space under the stairs was used to house the washing machine and some small cabinets.
Image 23 - Hidden laundry.
To leave the laundry hidden in this project, an articulated door (shrimp holder) was chosen.
Picture 24 - Folding or sliding doors are great allies for use in small environments.
Image 25 - Laundry in the hallway.
The end of the corridor was used to house a small laundry with shelves and a closet.
Image 26 - Small laundry with hanging clothesline.
Image 27 - Laundry hidden in the closet.
The closet is another interesting option for anyone who wants to leave the laundry hidden.
Image 28 - Compact decorated laundry.
Picture 29 - Small laundry with black decoration.
Picture 30 - For a small space the clean decoration always takes the feeling of amplitude.
Image 31 - Laundry hidden in the kitchen closet.
Image 32 - Laundry with small sink.
Image 33 - Laundry with clothes rack.
Image 34 - The sink can be a detail in the decoration in the laundry.
Picture 35 - How about assembling the space of the service area on the balcony?
Image 36 - Toilet with laundry.
Picture 37 - Create a space to do all the tasks: washing, ironing and drying.
Image 38 - The ladder space can have a functional use in the house.
Image 39 - Use light materials in the small laundry room.
Picture 40 - Service area with space for dogs.
Picture 41 - The countertop can be positioned above the washing machines.
Picture 42 - Do not forget to decorate the laundry with high quality linings and in harmony with your favorite style.
Picture 43 - Kitchen with washing machine positioned on the same bench.
Image 44 - Small laundry with an industrial touch.
Picture 45 - To have a larger bench space, place a table top over the sink and the machine.
Image 46 - Kitchen with integrated laundry.
Image 47 - Expand the space of the kitchen by joining it with the laundry.
Image 48 - Close the laundry area with sliding doors.
Image 49 - Practical idea to optimize space.
Here we have small drawers that when opened serve as a clothes rack to hang the clothes.
Picture 50 - The flexible countertop helps a lot in the laundry with small space.
Image 51 - Small laundry with colorful decoration.
Having a small laundry does not mean it can not be colorful and charming.
Image 52 - Small laundry with space for sink and clothesline.
Picture 53 - Laundry positioned in the kitchen in L.
Image 54 - Small laundry with black countertop.
Image 55 - Another laundry option with high ceilings sheltered completely inside the closet with sliding doors.
Image 56 - Laundry and kitchen in the same space.
Image 57 - Supporting one machine under another is an option to optimize space.
Image 58 - Warm laundry in a building niche.
Image 59 - Laundry with compact washer.
An example of a laundry that uses an innovative and compact washing machine specially made to be fixed to walls.
Image 60 - Bathroom with laundry.
Another example of a small space in the bathroom that was used to house the washing machine without interfering with the functionality of the environment.
We hope you've been inspired by these projects to create smart solutions for a small environment. How about starting now to plan your own laundry?