Whether your space is big or small, you can create a functional and beautiful laundry area that just might make laundry day — dare we say it? — fun.

Like paying bills and eating more fiber, laundry is one of the less fun parts of adulting. For this reason, homeowners tend to overlook the laundry room when it comes to design. But a well-conceived laundry room can not only make chores easier to manage but also elicit a smile when it’s time to throw in a load.