A Happy Green Laundry Room

One of my favorite spaces in the house is my laundryroom just because it’s so darn cute and happy, so I thought y’all might enjoy seeing it all again. I posted it last year when I did the black and white peel and stick tile project here, but didn’t post all that many pics and I have so many new readers now that I doubt you’ve all seen it and I doubt you’ve all read my 145 posts from 2007. This time I went all around the room, so you can see the whole thing. I love this little space and doing laundry isn’t nearly so hard to do now.
Most of this came from my old sunroom and screened porch, so it was easy to come up with gardeny things for this room. And gardens make me happy, so it was a perfect match. You may recognize the bunny weathervane from Target that SO many of us picked up 2 years ago. I had my eye on him for months and finally scored it for about 75% off. That white hanging cabinet was an old pine castoff from my parents that I took and painted, adding the molding to it to dress it up a bit. Wall color is Behr Grasscloth (at Home Depot).
I knew I needed something in here to hang clothes on, so I bought a closet rod from Lowes and painted it black. Added the wooden brackets to the wall and side of the cabinet and figured out the height I would need for it. Works great for hanging up damp clothes.
Those 2 garden prints were a gift from one of my Birmingham friends.
Found the laundry sign at TJ Maxx. Powder laundry detergent is stored in the harlequin box and dryer sheets in the red basket. I put this shelf here to disguise the washer hoses right below. You hardly notice it now.
More garden things on this Homegoods shelf….and bunnies…did I mention bunnies?!
A yardsale frame got a new print to go with the laundryroom.
All of this is from my old porch and sunroom. That’s a decoupaged old window with dried flowers which I found at a yardsale.
Cute birdhouses and topiaries.

Bunnies and plants
This was my old island in my Georgia kitchen and was made from scratch with granite tiles. Note the bunny pulls.
Added this molding to the front of the cabinet to jazz it up a little, as well as crown molding. You would never know this was an old utility room castoff now.
Valance that my mom made for my old screened porch. I used left over fringe from my kitchen window treatment.
A garden rug was a big inspiration for this little room and goes perfectly with the new peel and stick tiles.
One of my blog readers sent me an email recently to let me know that she had used my laundryroom as an inspiration for her redo and used the same colors and similar accessories in there. It turned out SO cute, so go and have a look at Tam’s laundryroom. Hers is in the basement of her home and I think she has done a fantastic job with it all. I love the fabric she chose too, as well as all the little details that pull it all together. Great job, Tam!
Hope you enjoyed the tour and maybe you’ll get some inspiration of your own for a pretty and fun laundryroom. If yours is not big or pretty, look around and see what you can do to improve it. I know there’s something you can do to make this chore easier to do! My old house just had bifold doors for the laundryroom, so this one is huge to me.

- Rhoda

Comments

  1. Love it!! Love it!! Just moved into a new house and your laundry room is the inspiration for mine. I would love to send you pictures when I am all done. Thanks for sharing!!!

  2. Absolutely love your laundry room. We gutted ours down to the studs and floor joists so getting starting from scratch. I’ve been searching for a paint color for 2 weeks and really like the Grasscloth color. I’ll send pics if I go with it. Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. This is a seriously cute laundry room. The color and accents are perfect! A true inspiration. I am definitely going to follow in your footsteps! Thanks a million for the wonderful pics.

  4. I am just now looking for ideas to re-do my laundry room, I knew I wanted to do it in an apple green with touches of black/white, when I saw your pictures it was like hitting the inspiration jackpot!!
    Since choosing paint colors totally overwhelms me and usually is what slows me down I would love to know what paint you used to compare to the chips I am looking at.
    Now I am off to Home Depot to look at floor tiles, originally I was thinking about all black but after seeing your black/white I now have another decision to make!!
    Love your laundry room….
    Deena

  5. Loved this so much that I am now pairing my laundry room the same color, and it looks great! Thanks for the inspiration!

  6. I have looked at this post so many times. I just love this room! There is so much to learn about decorating just taking it all in. I would be doing laundry all the time! I would love to hear how you make the old island in from your Georgia kitchen from scratch!

  7. Thanks for sharing the room looks great! good job!

  8. Chris White says

    I realize this is an old web page, but it came up when I was looking for the bunny weathervane. I just broke the same exact one that my wife got at Target years ago. Like you, she always watches these things and waits for them to go on sale. Any clue if these are available anywhere?

    • Hi, Chris, I haven’t seen the weathervane at Target for a few years, at least 3, I think. So doubt they are still around. You could try Ebay.

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