Laundry Room Makeover

So. It’s that time. There is one more room in
the LMB household that is done, for now.
This room was dark little closet that we rarely
went into, I mean let’s face it, It’s the laundry room.
You walk in, throw the clothes in, turn it on, & walk
out. I wanted a lovely little laundry room that
I could leave the door open & want to show it off
instead of hide it. This room is right off of our kitchen,
so it gets seen a lot!

 Before this room was more like a dark closet with no
character…

It’s crazy what a different wall color & some accessories can
do to a lovely little space…

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& after…..

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 & after….

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& after…

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For extra organization we installed a shelf above the washer and dryer.
It was very simple. We simply installed two shelf brackets & cut
a board to the length we wanted & painted it black.

So there you have it! Our laundry room so far.
I’m really happy with it & I do not mind doing laundry in
here at all! I also keep the door open now ;)

Paint color: Oyster by Valspar
Rug: DIY project {here}
Light fixture: DIY project {here}
Laundry Soap: DIY project {here}
Burlap Art Work: DIY project {here}
Laundry basket: TJ Maxx
Laundry Sign: Made by me will be available in my shop {here}
Dresser: Antique
Scale: Antique
Vase: Pottery Barn
Bowl for emptying pockets: Target

I hope you love this room re-do by yours truly & I would
love to hear what you think!! Leave it in the comments
below, or head on over to the facebook page {here}
& share your thoughts…
Talk to you soon!

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Comments

  1. i LOVE it. and that light is so great! i also have a big crush on your scale!

  2. Oh, it is darling!!! I love the vintage/industrial feel to it!! I think putting the detergent in the glass jar is so cute!! I think I’d be looking for laundry to do just to go in there and be around such cuteness!!! :) Great job!!!!

    • Thank you so much Laura.. I really wanted it to have that old industrial cottage feel.. Laundry doesn’t seem half as bad now ;) But I still hate folding!!

  3. Love this room!! Super cute!! Can I do my laundry at your house?

  4. Love the turtle!!

  5. Aracely Campbell says:

    Love it!!!

  6. Love it. It’s also nice to see that I’m not the only one left that has a top loader washer. :) Great job on the makeover!

    Anna
    http://www.askannamoseley.com

    • Thank you so much Anna!! You are not alone.. I really want some front loaders.. but why fix what’s not broken.. these little guys still work amazing! :)

  7. This is so lovely.. Anna, I too have a top loader still!

    I love the little shelf and the accessories.. it is darling! Nice job!

  8. Love this! I’m so inspired now to give my laundry room a face-lift, starting with a shelf like yours over my washer and dryer.

  9. This looks awesome! My laundry room is awful…one day I will redo it :)

  10. I love the wire basket light shade, and the black accents are so fresh and pretty!

    Hugs, Tanya )

  11. Omygoodness, I love it! When will your easy shop open? :)

  12. must love junk says:

    Your laundry room looks fantastic!! Really cute touches! (I’m jealous since I just have a laundry ‘closet’ :)
    Susan

  13. Beautiful work!

  14. Your laundry room looks great! I did a shelf like that on the back of my stove. It sure is handy. Great job! Thanks for sharing at the All Star Block Party.

  15. It looks fantastic Liz Marie! Instead of a dreaded space that you see into, it’s beautiful and soft! I love it!

  16. Rondell says:

    Hi Liz! Love it! I like because it’s not cluttered with stuff and what you did put in it is so very neat, love the light and that black antique piece especially:)

  17. Your laundry room looks so good after your transformation. I love what you did for the light fixture.
    Mary Alice

  18. This turned out really cute! Love that light fixture!

  19. Your laundry room looks great! I really like the color!

  20. Wow! That is such beautiful work, very simple but you have a good eye for key elements. I want this in my house!

    <3 Alyssa

  21. Love the makeover- from your newest follower!!!

  22. Isn’t it just the little touches that make a room go for woooe to WOW!!!?
    I love your little makeover. Sweet and simple!!

  23. Love the light … It looks wonderful :)
    Francine

  24. Love the laundry room. I like how you put the shelf up on top of the washer and dryer. I need a way to hide my cords in my laundry room. Thanks again for sharing.

  25. Super cute space! I would love for you to come link up your blog to my Get social Sunday link party!

    http://alivedinhome.blogspot.com/2012/08/get-social-sunday.html

  26. I really like the makeover! I especially love that the changes were subtle yet made a big difference in the space. That shelf is so charming and I love the new storage area and accessories. You did a fabulous job on this room!

    Sharon @ mrs. hines class

  27. I’m loving your little shelf just over the machines and the way you decorated it, with that cute scale, which I love! New storage area is my motto, I just did mine as I was losing great space in the back wall of the machines too. Loving your redo, it’s great! I just dropped by from the Before and After Party!
    FABBY

  28. Love your blog! I became your newest follower! :) Erin

  29. Love your redesign. Great job! Thanks so much for linking up to our Pretty Things Party! I hope you’ll be back next week!

  30. that little space behind/over the washer and dryer has driven me CRAZY forever, and yet – a shelf NEVER occurred to me … you’ve blown my mind :o) …. i’m so gonna do that!

  31. Wow this looks awesome! I love how you were able to make it a cuter room without having to do a lot to it. This was the most clicked on link on my link party! I’m featuring this tomorrow!

  32. Liz Marie,

    What a cute little laundry room! I am planning a post for this week coming up on small laundry rooms, and I want to include yours! I need a laundry room makeover and am looking for inspiration!

  33. Kathy Smith says:

    Where did you put the dog/cat crate?

  34. Tell me about that turtle- where did you get it? Love your beautiful blog!

  35. I was wondering if you ever thought of changing the layout of your blog?

    Its very well written; I love what youve got to say.
    But maybe you could a little more in the way of content so people could connect
    with it better. Youve got an awful lot of text for only having 1 or
    two pictures. Maybe you could space it out better?

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