Get Organized in 2012: 15 Ways to Organize Your Laundry Room!

Getting organized is easier when you take it room-by-room! The next room on our organizing-the-whole-house tour is the Laundry Room. We could probably spend hours discussing great solutions for this room … but instead let’s get started with the highlights. I even put a chandelier in mine — just because it’s a laundry room, doesn’t mean it can’t be beautiful!

Check out these 15 great laundry room organization ideas after the break!

  • Hang Your Ironing Board 1 of 15
    Get that ironing board out of the closet, where it keeps falling out on you -- or out of its permanently set up spot in the guest room. Instead, hang it like the hotels do (only better)!
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  • DIY Laundry Basket Shelves Under Washer 2 of 15
    When you buy your side-load washer and dryer ... they'll try to get you to buy the pedestals too. While the pedestals make access easier, they're pricey, and sometimes the drawers are awkward. Instead, try this great DIY idea.
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  • Washer and Dryer Cabinets 3 of 15
    If your laundry room is out in the open, disguise your appliances behind beautiful cabinets!
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  • Painted Laundry Room Cabinets 4 of 15
    Your laundry room doesn't have to be utilitarian; paint the cabinets a pretty color!
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  • Add a Pegboard to Hang Useful Items 5 of 15
    Store your laundry-related supplies using a pegboard. It's inexpensive and the supplies are easy to find at home improvement stores.
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  • Slide-Out Ironing Board 6 of 15
    This is a great idea ... I want one! Use only a drawer's worth of space for an instantly accessible ironing board.
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  • Convert a Closet into a Laundry Room 7 of 15
    Short on space? Need room for a laundry center? Convert a closet into a laundry room with this great idea.
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  • Use a Ladder as a Laundry Rack 8 of 15
    We all want to air-dry our clothes more ... but who has room to set up often ugly racks? Try this great idea instead -- for a practical splash of color.
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  • DIY Drying Rack 9 of 15
    Here's another great idea for creating a drying rack that doesn't take up much room but gets you all the space you need.
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  • Slim Slide-Out Shelf 10 of 15
    This slim slide-out shelf is the perfect size for detergent and fits in between your washer and dryer!
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  • Put Your Laundry Basket on Wheels 11 of 15
    Tired of lugging laundry around the house, particularly if you procrastinate and it weighs twice as much as you do? Try this great solution and put your basket on wheels!
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  • Glass Detergent Containers 12 of 15
    You don't have to hide your detergent ... instead, put it in a pretty container. (I've done this with mine and I love it!)
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  • image-78 13 of 15
    Feature "lost" laundry items with this great idea. It's an easy project!
    Learn more at House of Smiths
  • Colorful Sliding Barn Doors 14 of 15
    Get rid of those boring white doors and install colorful sliding ones!
    Learn more at House Beautiful
  • DIY Open Shelves 15 of 15
    If you don't have the budget for cabinets, make some DIY open shelves for laundry room storage!
    Learn more at I Heart Organizing

Here’s my Beachy Laundry Room Makeover if you want to check it out:

Do you have any Laundry Room organizing tips? Leave them in the comments – we would love to hear them!


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