Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Tuesday Time to Tackle: Laundry Room Decor

I value function.  If a room works, I'm happy.  The laundry room in my house is a good-sized room.  When we remodeled our kitchen, we saved the old cabinets.  Some of these sit in our laundry room now, and provide a counter on which to fold clothes.  Still, after years of staring at a blank wall, I thought, "Why can't this room be cute as well as functional?"  




I looked around my house, gathered up items that weren't currently being used, and gave them a home in my laundry room.  I used fabric I had on hand to make a skirt for the sink, and curtains for the window and the shelf.  I did buy a clock at the thrift store, velcro to attach the skirt and one of the curtains, and a tension rod for the window. 

My laundry room now makes me smile. 




I love the fact that such a big impact could occur with minimal cost, time, and effort.  

What little changes have made big impacts in  your home?

Thanks for form and function.


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9 comments:

  1. What a difference Kristi!!! Great job re-using things from around the house. I am sure you smile each time you walk in there. I love pretty laundry rooms...they make the chore so much easier!

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  2. Nice job - I wish I had an actual laundry room: my machines are in a closet.

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  3. Always nice to change things around a bit every once in a while. I love to do so myself too. Minimum costs, maximum results!!!
    Looks real nice there. You could almost enjoy doing laundry now. ....almost....

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  4. Amazing how just a few small things can make such a big difference. It looks great! I appreciate organization as well ;)

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  5. The room looks great! And to think, you had all of that around the house already. Unfortunately, it would take a lot more than that to make my dungeon/laundry room pleasant to be in.

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  6. Love it!! and Good Job!! which reminds me dryer is ringing clothes is dry. I need to do something with mine..

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  7. Great going! You should have it looking nice since you're in there often enough. I wish I could say the same but ours is just a corner in the unfinished basement. I do have a window though and that's nice.

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  8. I'm seriously jealous of your laundry room! Thanks for sharing this on The Creative HomeAcre Hop! Hope to see you again today!
    http://www.theselfsufficienthomeacre.com/2013/05/the-creative-homeacre-hop-16.html

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