Vintage-look utility room
Butler sink with pretty fabric skirt? Check. Pretty 1950s-style signage? Check. Old-school bowls, jugs and storage jars? Check. This utility room tells you all you need to know about how to create the pretty vintage look.
Contemporary utility room
No need to tuck this equipment out of sight. Using bold colours and graphics to spectacular effect this thoroughly modern utility room would work just as well in the corner of a modern, open-plan kitchen.
Country-style utility room
By using the same fabric for the windows and the under-sink unit, this utility space fits into its environment with ease. Pretty wooden shelves and peg hooks add open storage for keeping laundry equipment within easy reach.
Organised utility room
It’s the staggered shelving that gives this utility room its super-organised feel and means there’s a place for everything. Keep things extra neat by co-ordinating your storage baskets and containers.
The linear utility space
A simple linear service wall is created here, using shelves and freestanding units and making sure bulky items – the ironing board – are wall-hung to keep clutter away from the floor.
Pink utility room
If you like pink, you’ll love this utility idea. Find similar modular shelving in IKEA and colour code your towels, blankets and even ironing board cover for a dramatic look.
Freestanding utility room
Large scale laundry bags and metal shelving give this freestanding utility area a uitilitarian feel. Note the storage tins and blankets, which stick to a neutral theme.
Utility room with clever storage
When space is tight and all you have is a larg sink, create your utility zone by incorporating clever storage around this focal point. A wall-hung cabinet and high shelf provide space for laundry lotions, while a freestanding side unit brings an extra work surface.
The under-the-stairs utility room
The under-the-stairs utility room is a winning solution if you’re trying to free up space in your kitchen. The addition of a single shelf for laundry powder stops the cupboard from becoming messy and there’s just enough space to slot the drying rack neatly away.
Pretty panelled utility room
Pretty panelling keeps this top loading washing machine out of sight entirely. The wall-hung drying rack adds valuable space for hanging pegs and towels.
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