One Room Challenge Laundry Room – Week Six Reveal!

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We are finally there, Week Six of the One Room Challenge hosted by Linda of Calling It Home , and it’s time for the big reveal! For the last six weeks I have been working ard to complete a full makeover of our laundry room for the One Room Challenge. Every Wednesday for the past five weeks I have been sharing my progress and products but today I’m I’m finally ready to share the finished room. I won’t be the only one sharing,  twenty featured bloggers and over two hundred guest participant will be linking their own room transformations. Lots of inspiration!

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But before we get to the details I want to give a big thanks to my One Room Challenge Sponsors who helped make this room possible!

Home Decorators Collection //D. Lawless Hardware // Wagner Spray Tech // Aspect Peel and Stick tiles

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Now let’s  remember what the room looked like before, not awful but not at all inspiring.

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These were my goals for this makeover:

  • Install countertop over washer dryer
  • Decorative backslash
  • New Paint
  • New Lighting
  • Better use of pantry, possibly mudroom bench
  • Place to feed pets
  • Do something on the floor to cover or replace
  • Do something to make the array of doors more interesting.
  • Make it Fun!

My first thought for this room was to make it colorful and fun because if I’m going to have to do laundry I might as well enjoy being in there.

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My two big inspirations were this  removable wallpaper  by Joan Mclemore on Spoonflower

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And this Pizzazz Rug from Home Decorators Collection.

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So let’s see how I did…

  • New Paint √

That was an easy one. I decided to match the paint in the adjoining bathroom which is a shade or two darker than the paint I used in the kitchen.

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  • Better use of pantry, possibly mudroom bench √

This involved some creative construction and some fun accessories.  I can’t get over how fabulous the wallpaper looks in this small space.

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but this mud bench just goes to show you a little goes a long way, especially with my  D. Lawless Hardware.

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  • Do something to make the array of doors more interesting. √

Nothing a little paint and decorative masking tape can’t handle.

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  • Counter top over washer dryer √

Solid core veneered doors made easy work of this project.

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  • Decorative Backsplash √

This was such an easy project using Aspect honeycomb peel and stick tiles and a little spray paint.

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And of course, I added a few accessories!

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  • New Lighting √

A $10 vintage chandelier added a little elegance to the space.

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And who can forget the pets who use this room the most.

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My vintage radio tuned “cat house” got a new look with the help of my Wagner Spray Tech paint sprayer.

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and a simple modification to my mud bench has everyone a designated place to eat. Of course, the one that finishes last gets a lot of attention…

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  • Do something on the floor to cover or replace √

I thought about replacing the floor but once I laid down my Pizzazz Rug from Home Decorators Collection I didn’t hate the old floor nearly as much.

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Ozzie seems to approve too and he has very discerning taste.

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  • Make it Fun! √

I think I got that covered with lots of color, the addition of Cricket by LeighViner, and plenty of quirky vintage finds like my genie lamp and vintage ceramic.

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I’d say this makeover was a success and hopefully it will inspire the WHOLE family to do laundry. A girl can hope right?

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Source list: (contains affiliate links)

Wall Paint // Valspar Neon Mint

Door Paint // Valspar Aqua Quartz

Backsplash // Aspect honeycomb peel and stick 

Door panel accents // Scotch Expressions Masking Tape in Mint

Laundry Counter // solid core slab doors  and Minwax Color Stain in Navy Blue

Wallpaper // Joan Mclemore on Spoonflower

Rug // Pizzazz Rug

Art // Cricket by LeighViner

Storage baskets // Woven Storage Bin Large Mint – Pillowfort

Bench Cushion // 3″ cushion by  Cushions Xpress in Sunbrella Dupione Paradise

Chandelier  //  Vintage

Radio/ Vintage Valspar furniture paint in Sherwin Williams Game Changer

Hardware // coat hooks , cup pulls, and glass pulls

Laundry Basket// Pillowfort Seagrass Basket

Dog Water Bowl // Speckled Mixing Bowl Set

Now don’t forget to head over to Calling it Home to see what everyone else accomplished in the last six weeks.

If you want to see how I got to this point feel free to have a look back at the earlier weeks in the process.

Week One, Week Two, Week Three, Week Four, Week Five

 

Comments

  1. This is a space after my heart! Truly! Maggie, what a fantastic job. This space is outstanding and bursting with colour!

  2. I love it Maggie! It’s so colorful and fun! Nailed it

  3. maggie, this is so incredibly fun! i love all of the colorful details, and love that closet nook with the paper the most!!! awesome work, friend!

  4. It’s gorgeous! LOVE all the color!

  5. You did amazing! I can’t believe that bench transformation! You are so talented and I love that you share it all so beautifully.

    • Thanks Jess I’m in love the new bench too, was not sure if the small amount of wallpaper would have enough impact but now that it’s done I think it’s my favorite part of the room.

  6. It looks great! I love how your mudroom/bench turned out. You did such a great job on the entire space.

  7. Your laundry room came out awesome. I love how you revamped that vintage radio. Love that mud bench too!

  8. This space is killer! I LOVE the bold colours and patterns! Especially that wallpaper. I predict a feature in a magazine one day 🙂

  9. So many clever DIYs here – very impressive. Love the bench seat and wallpaper, especially. Great job!

  10. Vibrant, fun and full of personality!! Amazing job!

  11. I love how colorful it is!! Great job!

  12. This is absolutely beautiful! I love the wallpaper and the splash of color on the tile!

  13. This is such a fun room, but all of the special projects for your pets really makes it! I love seeing animals that are so loved <3 Nice job Maggie!!

  14. I cannot get over that wallpaper. It is so perfect. I love what you did in this space. It’s fun and bright and colorful. Makes laundry semi-fun… maybe 🙂

  15. GOSH I so love your style and your color combo…. such a great space. I LOVE seeing when someone completely transforms a somewhat utilitarian space like this into such beauty!

  16. Maggie, it’s fantastic! I love all of the color so much! The little door valance is probably my favorite element. It’s so sweet and unexpected!

  17. Love the rug and the niche…so FUN!

  18. Ozzie looks thrilled with his new hang out spot and that genie lamp in the bomb!

    • She is part of a pair so she has a male counterpart. Maybe I need to rotate them out otherwise I need a spot for her friend.

  19. Now that’s some laundry room! The wallpaper and peel-and-stick backsplash are fantastic. Love the color and pattern play in the space (and throughout your home for that matter). Genius ideas for the “pet feeding” stations! Great job, Maggie! Congrats on another well-done ORC!!!

  20. I wish I had the guts to be as fun and fantastic as you! Your built-in bench closet has got to be the best things ever.

  21. I love it so much Maggie! You are so creative with your color choices, tile, and of course pet feeders! It is such a happy room now! And, of course I’m drooling over that wallpaper still!

  22. I love how you made a functional room even more functional and so fun and bright and gorgeous!!! Congrats!!!

  23. I love all of the colors in your room! How fun and cheerful!

  24. Thehomeicreate says:

    Wow, I would totally hate doing laundry less if my laundry room looked like this! Love the closet nook with that wonderful wallpaper! Great job!

  25. OMG What a fun space! You are a true artist! Those cats are so beautiful. I love cats I have 4!

  26. Damn girl, you are good!!!!! Your landlord, I bet, is loving all that you are doing to his home. This is one of the prettiest laundry rooms I have seen!!!!!

  27. This space is absolutely stunning!! That wallpaper is perfect. It’s all so fun and colorful and styled beautifully!

  28. Maggie!! I am seriously swooning!! That closet transformation alone is a stunner! The textures and colors are beautiful. This was one room I couldn’t wait to see – glad to see another bloggers Laundry reveal. This is just gorgeous! Congrats on an amazing reveal!

  29. Gah!!! It’s amazing!! I am in love with the wallpaper and that rug! What a fun and classy combo!

  30. Oh Maggie! I am so wildly impressed with the way you were able to transform the space with non-permanent solutions! And I adore all the color! I think that backsplash is still one of my favorite parts of the space, but the wallpaper and rug combo is killer as well! Wonderful job!

  31. LOVE the wallpaper! What a fun space to do laundry!!!!

  32. So awesome and also genius! Love how it all came together

  33. I’m dying to redo my laundry room so I will keep this filed away for inspiration! That wallpaper is breathtaking…a fantastic ORC!

  34. Laura @ The No Pressure Life says:

    It’s gorgeous! You used so many bright colors, but they coordinate incredibly well. I love that you incorporated smart functional space for your adorable pets, too. I’d be happy to do laundry in such a pretty space.

  35. Love it, so colourful!!!
    And that wallpaper…!
    Congratulations

  36. What a happy place to do laundry! That mudroom space is awesome! Great job!

  37. Your room looks beautiful! I love all the color you added (such a good idea to spray paint a few of the metal tiles in the back splash!) and the creative use of furniture pieces for your pets. You’re right – that wallpaper just makes the space!

  38. BOY oh boy did you make it fun, Maggie! Only you could bring so much joy to a laundry room. Love what you did with the closet bench space so much, and all of the pet projects (and pets!!) really brought a smile to my face. I had to turn the monitor away from Jellybeans before she started asking why she doesn’t get to eat inside a radio, too!

  39. meghemm says:

    What a fun laundry room! I love the wallpaper inside the nook! And that light fixture adds such fun to the room!

  40. This is plain gorgeous! I love all the lovely colors you used. It is so bright and cheery : ).

  41. Your bold color choices are beautiful!! I still can’t get over that confetti tile backsplash idea and your thrifted finds are the perfect touches!! Darling door, the list goes on and on! I especially love that planter / bowl sitting on the vintage radio – is that thrifted, too? Love it, Maggie!!

  42. It is wonderful! That kitty cat house is too cute. I love your use of color in the entire room. Great work!

  43. Stephanie @ Casa Watkins Living says:

    Oh my goodness!!! This room is spectacular!!!! Adore the colors and the accents are so quirky and fun!!! Beautiful job!

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