Transformation Tuesday: Laundry Room Reveal

At long last, I’m excited to show you my new laundry room in all its glory!

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For such a small space, it took us an entire month to finally finish due to my ever changing ideas. The final result is exactly what I hoped for. On the left wall there are hooks for spare keys, dog leashes and aprons along with a framed vintage Springmaid advertisement and sassy quote.

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On the far wall is a framed collection of 1951 Tide detergent ads and another vintage Springmaid advertisement. My husband and I have a running joke about Ward and June Cleaver so I surprised him with the Tide ads. Since he does the majority of the laundry, the role reversal was quite funny!

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I didn’t change the cabinets on the back wall as they were still in good shape but Eric added a couple of shelves to hold extra rolls of paper towels and my grocery bags. He also added a rod to hang clothes since we removed the large rolling hanger cart that once was used.

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I also found a graphic black and white rug to liven up the brown linoleum and I think it definitely finishes the room!

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My original budget was $150 so let’s see how I did against that.

  • Paint: $45 (Valspar from Lowes clearance bin and white Kilz)
  • Rug: $58 (Overstock find here)
  • Beadboard: $80 (Home Depot similar product here)
  • Artwork & Framing: $100 (Artwork found on Ebay, frames from Michaels)
  • Switch plate and Air Vent: $20 (Home Depot)
  • Shelving & Hanging Rod: Free leftovers from other projects

Total spent: $303

Well I obviously went over double my budget but I’m so happy with the results I would not change a single thing. Let’s compare the before and after shall we?

Hope you agree that the changes are definitely for the better!

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