Utility room ideas
Create a functional yet fabulous hideout for your laundry and more.
Here's how to carve out a useful space for washing, ironing and muddy-boot-dumping, in even the smallest of corners.
You could really use a utility space if...
Laundry is taking over
Rubbish and recycling is piling up
You're always hunting down lost shoes...
Laundry room must-haves
Our laundry favourites
Short on space?
Hang 'em high
Wall mounted storage, hooks and over-door storage are a great way to make use of otherwise wasted spaces. Sturdy racks mean you can keep bigger items like ironing boards or folded airers out of the way without taking up cupboard space, while handy hooks and baskets keep smaller items together.
More savvy space-saving ideas
Include open shelving
Replace product packaging
Create a lost sock station
You don't need to neglect style
Even the most practical of spaces can be inspired by your favourite looks. If your kitchen has a rustic country-style, choose wicker baskets and wooden storage. More modern? Go for cool greys and metallic finishes. Here are some of our favourite themes: