Hendel Homes featured in Houzz | New This Week: 8 Lovely Laundry Rooms

Design and remodeling pros share details they used to create stylish and functional spaces

Whether or not you enjoy doing laundry, having a pleasant environment for washing and folding can certainly make the task less of a chore. And achieving that is often a matter of combining the right details. Here, designers share the colors, finishes and features that elevate the look and feel of these laundry rooms.

1. Furniture-Style Fashion

Designer: Kipling House Interiors (interior designer) and Murphy & Co. (architect)
Design-build pro: Hendel Homes
Location: Shoreview, Minnesota
Size: 108 square feet (10 square meters); 9 by 12 feet

Homeowners’ request.
 “This home is very classical Colonial in architectural detail and interior design,” design-build pro Amy Hendel says. “They wanted storage and function yet beauty in this space.”

Special features.
 Slate blue furniture-style cabinets. Slate countertops. Handmade tile backsplash with cap molding. Nickel plumbing finish. Apron-front utility sink. Brass hanging rods.

Designer tip. 
“Elevating the washer and dryer on a cabinet base platform made the space more functional and pretty and really added thought to the way the owner does laundry,” Hendel says.

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