HGTV Dream Home 2012: Laundry Room Pictures

A focus on style in a highly functional space proves a win for interior designer Linda Woodrum.

Locker-style, maple cabinetry in a dark coffee finish offers shelves of storage space for cleaning supplies, pet food and fishing gear that may happen to spill over from the changing room.

Coarse and grainy in appearance, natural quartz countertops pop against the dark cabinetry. The work surface is an ideal space on which to spread out crafts or focus on laundry-day tasks.

Steel pendants, inspired by the design of vintage photo studio lights, shine a spotlight on projects and also exude industrial-chic style.

A twisted seagrass serving tray corrals treat-filled canister jars. Turquoise-blue accessories and grooming tools pop against desert-green walls.

Accommodations are made for the occasional accident in this pet-friendly home. Stain- and odor-fighting detergents for carpet and upholstery are stored within easy reach.

An undermount sink, positioned beneath the window to capitalize on views, is paired with a pull-down, gooseneck-style faucet.

Out of sight excluding occasions when units are being loaded or unloaded, energy-efficient washers and dryers, integrated in cabinetry design, accommodate the needs of large groups.

A poplar-wood wall clock continues the room's focus on easy, effortless style.

An unfinished acacia-wood lamp and bouquet of plum hydrangea lend visual interest on the countertop.

The laundry room doubles as a pet grooming station, with pin brushes, nail clippers and shampoo stowed in a faux-bois accessory tray.

Blotting clothes, stored in the laundry room and within easy reach of carpeted spaces, make quick work of food spills and potential stain makers.

A cozy corner is reserved for the family pet, with a pet bed, stainless steel feeding bowls and toys carving out the dedicated space.

A reccurring design feature, a peg rail provides space to stow pet coats, leashes and rope toys.

A collection of cuddly critters and chew toys adds graphic detail and a dose of high-voltage color in the room's far corner.

The clean, contemporary lines of cabinetry belie the room's task-oriented focus.

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