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Laundry Room Makeover

Most laundry rooms are plain and uninviting. Spruce up both the look and feel of your laundry room to take out the drudge.   I hung these adorable curtains I purchased at Collections Etc.

Laundry Room Before

Laundry Room After

These curtains have real buttons, a bow on the mom’s apron, button flowers, and other cute items for a 3d effect. IMHO, anything that can make folding and washing even slightly more cheerful should be done.

I keep paper towels by the door (usually, I was out today) for quick mud wipes (from children and animals)

Two baskets contain laundry supplies and one basket holds all our gloves and mittens. The other side of the door has a hanging rack for jackets (which is quite full; I plan on hanging another set of hooks above it)

I purchased the clock and sign at ebay:

My rug is also from Collections Inc.

It’s a work in progress. I ordered this mop hanger 5 Position Magic Holder for mops, brooms and swiffers.


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  1. mjpuzzlemom says:

    I love the ” Laundry today or naked tomorrow” sign …. Thanks for the interest in Freezer Food Friday.. I am working hard to get it off the ground. I will look for your menu plan.

    MJ

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  2. Sonshine says:

    Love your curtains!

    Not sure what to suggest for a place for your tools.

    Love the signs too!

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  3. My laundry room is not nearly so organized. We keep tools on a pegboard. If you can’t find a “cabinet,” maybe you could paint a pegboard white? At least you can grab the tools quickly.
    I like your makeover!

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  4. Jessie says:

    Great tackle. You have an adorable laundry room. I love the curtains! Have a great Tuesday!

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  5. Katie says:

    Oh my gosh I LOVE that sign and the mop hanger too! Definitely on my list to get!

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  6. Amy says:

    Wow- great space. I’m jealous of your nice big counter. I fold clothes on the (clean) floor of my laundry room or on my bed. Love the “laundry or naked” sign, too! 🙂

    Amy’s last blog post..Tackle It Tuesday: Toy Mountain

  7. Lynne says:

    I love your laundry room! Those curtains are so cute! 😀

  8. Melanie says:

    I love the curtains and the sign! Too cute. Great tackle!!

    Come check out my first Tackle it Tuesday!

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  9. Julie says:

    I LOVE your laundry room! I can’t wait ’til I have a laundry room to decorate. Your curtains are super cute. Seems like you’ve already tackled a lot! 🙂 Lookin’ good!

    Julie’s last blog post..Tackling Today

  10. Soooo jealous of your laundry room – mine is in the basement with hubby’s tools and toys. Maybe next week’s tackle should be my laundry area – I’m sure I can create a nice place to do that dreaded chore!

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  11. Lori Bridgwood says:

    I think I would enjoy a cup of tea in that laundry room, SO cozy! Thanks for another great idea! I’m inspired to fix up my room of Mt. Never Rest.
    God bless Robin!

  12. Carol says:

    Thanks so much for the encouraging words you left over on my blog today!

    I got to work,cleaning things up and organizing everything alittle bit better. Its already made a big difference. 🙂

    Love your laundry room! My washer and dryer are just stuck down in a dark,dingy corner of the basement.

    Carol’s last blog post..Tackle It Tuesday

  13. Those curtains are so cute! Love the bin idea. I wish my laundry room was that spacious.

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  14. Those curtains are too cute!

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  15. Heather says:

    What a great laundry room! I love all the little decorative things you’ve done to brighten it up and make doing the laundry just a little more fun. Great tackle! Really enjoyed your pictures. ;o)

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  17. Dot says:

    What a cute laundry room! You have found such cute things to add to it. Have you thought about a pegboard for your tools? You can paint the pegboard any color you want. Of course, if you want the tools hidden that wouldn’t work. Or perhaps you could get a wooden medicine chest and put pegboard inside…then you would be able to shut the door on it, but it wouldn’t stick out from the wall very far.

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  18. corrin says:

    I love all the laundry themed decorations. How adorable.

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  19. Jenelle says:

    Wow! I love your laundry room especially the counter top space. I hope to own a front loader washer and dryer soon, so I can have the counter top over it. Love the curtains too!

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  20. Amy says:

    Oh my, I am totally coveting your laundry room. It’s so pretty and clean and ORGANIZED!

    Jealously,
    Amy
    http://prettybabies.blogspot.com

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  21. Missy says:

    Why not use a small cabinet and have your husband drill holes in the middle shelf for your tools. Small holes for screw drivers, a large one for a hammer handle. Pliers could lay in the bottom shelf (but glue down some of that non-slip stuff like you use under a rug so the pliers won’t slip off the shelf each time you open the cabinet door).
    Blessings,
    Missy

  22. Hadias says:

    I really like this curtains. My laundry room is unfinished so I am looking at insulation while I wash clothes.

    One day I will get to jazz it up though and your cutains will be my inspiration.

    Hadias’s last blog post..Craft Club

  23. Kerimae says:

    SO cute! Good job! Doesn’t it feel so good to work in such a beautiful space?

    Blessings,
    Keri

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  28. Laurie says:

    I love the curtains – where can I get them if you dont mind. The room looks neat and very clean looking. Thanks Laurie :mrgreen:

  29. TSS says:

    I don’t have any cabinets in my laundry room. I also just put the laundry supplies on the washer/dryer. I like the baskets, keeps it clean and organized.

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  32. The Laundry room is well arranged, the laundry room requires less elaborate decoration Decor items like shelving and storage can increase the efficiency. Your laundry room best suited to this. Every accessory neatly placed, I liked the clock. Its very nice.

    Thanks
    Julia

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  34. Grisselle says:

    I want the curtains…not only the valance. Where can i get them. Lillian vernon…not…..collections…. not there either. Where????

  35. Mason Parker says:

    Room decors should be made from organic materials not synthetic ones as much as possible.`:-

  36. Luke Jackson says:

    room decors in our home are usually coming from China and Thailand, we like to have some asian decors on our home.-‘,

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  38. Love your laundry room and your curtains are adorable. I was wondering, is the counter over the washer and dryer something you purchased or made? I have seen the ones made for the front loaders, so I was just curious.

  39. Caramoan  says:

    i love decorating the rooms in our house, i always use room decors which are nice and cute,-,

  40. Wow, it looks great. Well done! I especially love the curtains, they’re adorable. Before, your laundry room seemed really cramped and crowded, but you’ve really opened it up. Congratulations.

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  43. Those curtains really set the whole room off and it takes on a whole new theme – what a wonderful job you did.

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  45. Those curtains are just darling. They are so adorable. OP has some style it seems!

  46. Broom and Mop holder easy to mount on walls doors pantry garages or laundry room. Keeps the broom and dustpan up out of the way.

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