**Downsize your laundry.** Slotting your washing machine and dryer into a cupboard enables you to have a laundry in high-traffic areas such the kitchen or bathroom, which can also be shut it away. Also utilise any spare surface area for storage by building in shelves, shacks and hooks. See more of this [Melbourne home](http://www.homestolove.com.au/interior-designer-terri-shannon-lights-up-melbourne-home-2854|target="_blank"). Photo: Armelle Habib / *Australian House & Garden*
[ THREE BIRDS HOT TIP ] Let's face it if you're anything like us you spend a fair amount of time in the laundry. So for us we wanted this space to be beautiful and of course cost effective! We searched high and low for an affordable benchtop in this space.... The answer WOOD this little fancy pants was only 89 bucks from Bunnings.
Sure, the laundry room of your dreams might have multiple machines and hundreds of square feet, but if you're like most folks, the laundry room of your current reality is a much humbler affair. (And if you're a New Yorker, you're probably pretty stoked to have a laundry machine at all.) But that doesn't mean your diminutive laundry room can't be both useful and beautiful. If your laundry room is teeny-tiny, or maybe even just a closet or a nook, you'll find plenty to b...
This one is my favourite laundry inspired - tile, bench material and size, sink placement, mirror etc. cupboard colour is nice but could be a different colour - same as what the kitchen island or bathroom cupboard is to tie it together laundry - bench top, tiles, cupboards, knobs