Laundry Room Accessories

The laundry room is one of the most functional spaces in the home, but it doesn’t need to stop at just the washing machine and dryer! There are lots of home accessories that can make being in the laundry room more homely and less like a sterile space. Whether you have a fully equipped laundry room or laundry area in your kitchen, you can use Laundry Room Accessories to make it a more practical area!

In this Shop the Look feature I’m going to share my top tips and ideas on how you can use Laundry Room Accessories to your advantage and take your laundry room to the next level! If you’re debating on if you should go with stacking or side by sides, front loading or top, check out our recent article about the Great Washing Machine Debate!

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How to Recognize Laundry Room Accessories

Laundry Room Accessories can be anything that makes a laundry room look and feel less sterile, and more like a space that is a part of the home. Depending on how you go about your laundry routine, this could include many different things! From wall mounted drying racks, to clothes rails, and storage baskets. Above all, laundry room accessories help to make doing the laundry a more streamlined process while accessorizing the space itself.

Laundry Room Fun Facts:

Laundry was originally done by slapping clothes against rocks in the river, and the detergent was made from herbs. This then developed into stomping on the clothes, and using paddles and washboards to literally beat dirt out of them.

The first washing machine was invented in 1767 by Jacob Christian Schäffer. It was very basic – a box that you would fill with clothes and manually rotate by hands.

The modern washing machine that we all know today was introduced in 1908, while the first detergent appeared in 1937.

Since then, the way we do our laundry has changed a lot! We now have entire rooms dedicated to doing the laundry – and as they evolve further, we must make them a practical and a visually nice place to be!

Style Clues

This style often includes:

  • Drying racks
  • Clothes rod
  • Storage baskets 
  • Laundry hampers

You may also like… Laundry Room Must-Haves and Shop the Look – Dreamy Laundry Rooms!

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Slim Rolling Laundry Basket

Use a slim rolling laundry basket to quickly move laundry around the space!

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Ceiling Hanging Bar

A ceiling hanging bar provides an area to hang clothes up to dry. These bars are stylish and practical!

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Rattan Baskets

Rattan baskets are perfect for using in a laundry room to provide detergent storage, and keep items out of sight.

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Over-the-Door Ironing Board

An over-the-door ironing board is great for space saving!

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Minimal Laundry Canvas Print

Finalize the look of your laundry room with a fun canvas print like this one!

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Laundry Drying Rack

A wall mounted laundry drying rack provides a space saving solution! Ideal for those with small laundry rooms.

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Laundry Symbols Vertical Sign

This wood wall sign features laundry symbols to remind you whenever you need it! Plus – it makes for a great piece of wall decor.

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Woven Utility Basket

Use these small woven utility baskets to style your open laundry room shelves while keeping items neatly stored!

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Natural Storage Baskets

These natural storage baskets are perfect for adding a practical piece of decor to your laundry room. Plus – label them so you never forget what’s in them!

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