I have always loved the idea of having a pretty laundry room. I used to see them all the time on Instagram and Pinterest and thought that one day I would transform my plain, ugly laundry room into something I was proud of. Well last week I made that transformation and I couldn’t be happier! No joke, I actually enjoy doing laundry now, and I find myself looking for things to wash just so I can hang out in there, haha! Come see what we did to make this space beautiful and functional!
The first thing we did was clear everything out, including our old washer and dryer, so we could have a blank space to get the design juices flowing!
Once I figured out my design it was time to get started!! We took down the basic shelf that was installed by our builder and replaced it with beautiful gray wall cabinets! They are much more attractive and give me so much more storage, total win win!
The next thing we did was take some left over peel and stick tiles from another project and put them on the back wall behind the washer and dryer. I didn’t love the original color of these tiles so I did a dry brush technique and painted them white, giving them the look and feel of white washed brick!
We had an open space next to the washer that I thought would be a perfect laundry folding station, so we installed a matching base cabinet. It has been the best use of space!
The last things we installed were a wood countertop for the base cabinet, and a set of floating shelves between the wall cabinets. This was a super budget friendly project because we used project boards that look similar to butcher block, but cost less than $20 each. Lastly we stained them to match and added a coat of polyurethane!
The biggest and most exciting change we made was the addition of a new washer and dryer set from Samsung. These things make doing laundry a breeze! They are front loaders each with a smaller washer and dryer on top for small loads and delicates. You can literally do 2 loads of laundry at one time, now that’s my kind of laundry!!
Finally, my favorite part, decorating the room! I kept it pretty simple with a fun wood laundry sign, a letter board, some jars, and a little greenery! This project has been one of my favorites and I’m so excited to finally have the pretty laundry room I have always wanted!!