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Create a Stylish & Function Laundry Room to Make Laundry Fun

October 6th, 2017 | Posted in Nashville | Tagged ,


Let’s be real; laundry is the worst. If you’re anything like me, you put your hamper out of sight so you don’t have to deal with it. Some people enjoy doing laundry and claim it’s therapeutic, but for the majority of us who don’t, here are some tips for creating a laundry room that makes the process a little more enjoyable.


It’s well known that a cluttered space is not doing anything to reduce stress – and generally, makes it worse. Organizational systems in the laundry room can help make the idea of doing laundry simpler, and in turn less dreadful. Simply adding base cabinets to store and sort your clothes right there in the room will get the heaps of clothes out of sight and in turn makes the process much easier.


Laundry rooms are usually tucked away somewhere in the house, not wide open and visible, so it gives you the opportunity to be a little more creative without worrying about it clashing with the rest of the house. Add custom painted cabinets, or a patterned backsplash tile to create a cool accent wall, because why not? You likely will not be inviting people into your laundry room (unless you’re showing it off), so the selections you make are strictly for you!


Of course, not every laundry room is larger enough to incorporate everything you would want it to. Adding a wood butcher block or stone countertop above your washer and dryer is a good way to have a folding space while still dressing up the room. Floating shelves with extra bins for storage are functional yet still aesthetically pleasing element.

Overall, the point is to create a space you can enjoy because let’s face it, it’d be nice to enjoy your surroundings while dealing with the tedious chore that is laundry.

You can talk with professional designers about creating a unique laundry room at Markraft’s Nashville Design Center. Contact our design team to schedule a consultation or drop by our Nashville showroom for ideas and for ideas & inspiration. The Design Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 1664 Elm Hill Pike in Nashville.

Since 1985, Markraft has specialized in custom cabinet and countertop design and installation in residential and commercial construction and custom remodeling. To learn more about Markraft, go to Contact Markraft at 615.360.2118 and like Markraft Nashville on Facebook at