Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Laundry room

So... remember my laundry room?


I determined that the amount of time I spend in this room directly correlates to the number of children I have. For example, I used to do a couple loads of laundry a week when I only had one kid. Now that I have 4, I do a brazillion loads a week. And my laundry room was less than inspiring.


It's a lot better now! I wanted a work space for folding clothes so I don't have to drag them through the house and pile them onto the floor in my bedroom just for me to avoid anyways.


I haven't really done any laundry since I built it so we'll see if I actually utilize the space. The nice thing is I just used supplies from my garage. The top is actually plywood but with the really dark stain, I don't think you can tell. I got the wooden leg from a wood working shop in Mesa. One of the bloggers my sister and I follow, Dorie, from Tuesdays with Dorie called us and said someone was giving away a bunch of wooden things like corbels and legs and things. So Tara drove into town and picked them up. I used 3 of the corbels in my island project that I almost finished. I'll post pics soon!


I'm thinking about hanging a bunch of windows from the ceiling with hinges to hit right at the shelf on the top half of the room. I just need to find a bunch of old windows!

*Edited*
I realized after I wrote this post that I had an idea in my head of exactly what I wanted it to look like but I couldn't remember where I'd seen it. I was looking on pinterest and I found it again. But I don't know where it's from because I got it off another blog who had borrowed the image. So if you know where it's from, please tell me so I can give them proper credit.

10 comments:

  1. wow- it's beautiful!!! that table skirt is amazing and totaly makes the space!

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  2. Your laundry room turned out beautiful!! Love the table skirt and table leg!!

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  3. It looks WONDERFUL! It's as cute as anything, i love the skirt and the legs, and the old sigh is perfect!

    Cindy

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  4. I love the look! What I appreciate most is it's something everyone can achieve--simple, low-cost update that makes the space so lovely to be in. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  5. Im nearly positive the word AWESOME does not do you justice!

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  6. Super cute and love the reuse of the leg. Adds some ornate country style to the space. Love it!

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  7. Love it! I used the same inspiration photo when I was doing my laundry room makeover! I don't know where it came from either! Great job!
    d e n i s e

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  8. one word... L.O.V.E!!
    oKay... i will say more... i L.O.V.E the idea of the table in the laundry room... Our final house WILL have a massive mud/laundry room for this reason... a sink and place for clothes to be dropped is a must!! when ur a mom of stinky boys there's gotta be a place for "drop-offs"

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  9. What color did you paint your laundry room?

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