Warm, fresh laundry straight from the wash is one of life’s simplest pleasures. But the actual process of cleaning said laundry? Definitely a drag.

But what if your laundry room were so gorgeous, you actually wanted to spend time in it? Scroll on for some major motivation.  

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Anne Charlotte Photography

Light and cheery and perfect for a quiet afternoon of reading and whites washing.

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It’s amazing what a professionally framed art print or two can do to elevate a space.

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And, for that matter, a ton of natural light.

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Funky wallpaper that’s a bit too loud for the parlor? It’s found a fabulous new home.

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Or go downright Zen with appliances tucked into the closet of a spa-like bathroom.

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Dark, natural wood floors and a spacious farmhouse sink can transport you to a country cottage.

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Minimalist babe? Go for all-white and Scandi-chic.

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These appliances are so pretty, they need no concealing--but we still love this refurbished antique sliding door.

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Slate floors make a stunning counterpoint to sleek appliances--and a happy home for happy pups.

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And a laundry room blends seamlessly into the basement with the addition of warm wood and decorative objects.

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Who knew vintage trolleys could look so darn chic?

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Or that vase storage could make such pretty and practical decor?

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It’s tough not to be happy in a sunshine-yellow laundry and gardening room.  

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Country Home Magazine

But sometimes simple is best--as evidenced by this blue-and-white-striped hideaway curtain.

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Or this bright, cerulean blue ceiling.

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A cushy, cozy banquette makes a great spot for a mid-cycle nap.  

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And this setup is so discreet and convenient, you might forget you’re doing chores entirely.

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Pretty, matching laundry baskets are everything.

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As are sliding blue barn doors that help to tuck appliances away.

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And when all else fails, go bold with color.

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