Laundry and mudroom cabinets should not only serve their intended function, but can also add style. Select from framed, frameless or painted cabinetry that fits both your space and personal taste – you may even find options available in multiple color variations to meet them!
Concealed storage may keep laundry room essentials hidden, but adding a folding station with hanging rods and open under-bench storage can make the space feel more welcoming. Kate Marker Interiors designed this blue mudroom/laundry that includes shoe storage below a bench as well as simple hooks on its shiplap wall for coats and bags – both features that add visual interest.
Laundry rooms and mudrooms are hardworking spaces that need to be both practical and efficient, but that doesn’t mean they can’t also be beautiful! If you want your laundry room or mudroom cabinet design to blend in seamlessly with other rooms in the house, try opting for shaker door style mudroom cabinets which coordinate.
Example: if your kitchen features Shaker mudroom cabinets, try matching their door and drawer fronts in other rooms such as laundry and mudroom to achieve a cohesive appearance throughout your home. Or try mixing white with gray for an eye-catching fresh appearance.
One way to make your laundry and mudroom feel like an extension of your home is by adding a low seat with hidden storage underneath. This provides an ideal spot for shoes, boots and coats before entering the house.
Keep your laundry and mudroom organized with easy-access custom storage mudroom cabinets designed to contain clutter. Opting for light colors in your laundry room mudroom like Michelle Berwick Design’s medium gray laundry room mudroom will keep the space feeling bright and airy, such as this pleasing medium gray laundry room mudroom design.
As laundry rooms and mudrooms tend to be in the line-of-sight of other high-traffic areas of the home, you want these hardworking spaces to feel clean, neat, and well-decorated. Integrate cabinet styles from other rooms like Shaker door and drawer fronts into these hardworking areas for a cohesive appearance.
If you opt for overhead mudroom cabinets in a laundry room, open shelving on lower portions of walls can create an airy atmosphere and make for easier maintenance of essential products such as detergents. Designer Dina Bandman utilized open shelves in this luxe laundry/mudroom combo designed by her, where woven baskets and clothing bars add style while hiding detergents and other necessities.
If your mudroom cabinets laundry area also serves as a seating nook, incorporate benches and cubbies for each member of the family. Bins, hooks and shelves should be used to organize outerwear without creating unruly piles; paint these in bright hues to make the space more vibrant; this modern farmhouse laundry/mudroom from Whittney Parkinson Design features soft pink hues to help lighten the atmosphere and complement its colorful rug.
Nowadays, laundry rooms serve multiple functions in the household. Conveniently located on main living levels, these spaces can be used for cleaning products, clothing and household linens as well as everyday drop zones for keys, phones, electronics and bags. Kate Marker Interiors created continuity with deep saturated blue paint on cabinetry, shiplap walls and appliances casing; sleek modern pulls and overhead lighting fixtures add polish.
Rather than heavy storage mudroom cabinets in a mudroom, open shelving with cubbies may provide easier access as you come and go from your house. Designers opted for open shelves featuring woven baskets and herringbone-patterned tiles to create an airy space where coats and shoes can quickly be found when necessary.
Mudroom laundry rooms provide an opportunity to experiment with bold paint colors. In this particular mudroom laundry room by designer Whittney Parkinson, she used an eye-catching purple hue that adds character and dimension without overshadowing its adjacent bedroom.
A mudroom cabinet design that doubles as a laundry room can make managing outdoor gear and wet clothing much simpler, making your life simpler overall. By including features like benches, hooks and storage cabinets to hang coats, scarves and hats in one central place you can more efficiently organize them and clean up after them quickly and easily.
Mudrooms and laundry rooms present unique design challenges because they must both function and look aesthetically appealing. In this mudroom laundry combo from Pure Salt Interiors, durable cement floor tiles, easy-to-clean wainscotting and sleek furnishings work together seamlessly for both tasks in this high-traffic space.
Stacked washer and dryers save space in galley-style laundry/mudroom combos while remaining out of sight from guests. Blogger Ursula Carmona combined sleek black appliances with matte white Shaker cabinetry to create this modern laundry room design. A gallery wall featuring framed prints and labeled wicker storage baskets add visual interest while still providing plenty of functionality in this neat yet tidy space.
Laundry rooms and mudrooms both serve to reduce clutter in your home, but mudroom cabinets take this task even further by concealing all those cords and charging devices that tend to gather in entryways.
For a laundry-mudroom combo that blends utilitarian function with stylish sophistication, consider including a low bench seat in your custom cabinet design. This storage solution makes tying shoes or taking off boots without tripping over them easy and can include concealed storage below or open shelves for quick access.
Addition of a bench seat can provide a comfortable spot to rest between loads of laundry or chat with family while waiting for the washer and dryer to finish their job. Blogger Ursula Carmona created a striking space by pairing matte white Shaker-style custom cabinetry with glossy black stacked appliances – an eye-catching combination that looks clean and coordinated.
Reading, Pennsylvania family added a laundry and mudroom during a kitchen renovation project. They utilized Dura Supreme Cabinetry’s Montana 5 door profile in Pebble paint finish for seamless unification between their laundry room and mudroom spaces.