Tucked-Away Laundry Rooms: You don't need to devote a lot of space to laundry. A loft, closet, or awkward space under the stairs make great laundry stations. Lofty Loads. Small spaces, such as lofts, are perfect for laundry rooms. Install shelves and cabinets to create a full-service laundry center. This arrangement allows homeowners to wash, dry, iron, and fold all in one location. Tip: A tall cabinet with a cutout is perfect for storing an ironing board.