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With the guest bathroom nearly complete, it only makes sense to start the next project, right?

Friends, meet the laundry room.

What’s Already Been Done

This is a newly-created room that wasn’t in the original house. Prior to us gutting the place, the laundry was downstairs and in it’s place was a guest bedroom and bathroom.

Taking a stroll down memory lane, this is what we started with.

The bed is sitting inside what is now the main laundry room.

What was previously the guest shower and about a quarter of the bathroom, (where Brett is standing and extending left, all the way to the pipe) is now the closet.

After framing in the room, we added a gigantic window and moved the washer and dryer upstairs.

The good news?

We’re starting with a very, very blank canvas.

The bad news?

We’re starting with a very, very blank canvas.

The Plan

We picked out the tile last year on a trip to Builder Material Outlet – a home renovator’s heaven.

For the room, we’re wanting a cross between farmhouse, industrial and traditional.

There will be rustic/industrial shelves  over the washer and dryer, a homemade sign or two, lots of galvanized bins for storage and new light fixtures from Wayfair.

We’re going with Upward by Sherwin-Williams for the walls – it’s a beautiful dusty blue with hints of purple and gray. The trim will be Alabaster, also by Sherwin-Williams.

Since we’re all about the lists, here is what we have to look forward to:

  • Install the tile floor
  • Frame in the window
  • Add shelves above the washer/dryer
  • Add shelves to the closet
  • Find and install a door
  • Add baseboards
  • Paint
  • Install laundry tub
  • Decorate (!)

Our only timeline for this room? To not last as long as the guest bathroom. Shouldn’t be too hard, right? 🙂

All our best,

Disclaimer: Some products for this laundry room makeover are sponsored by Wayfair and Sherwin-Williams, but all thoughts and opinions are our own. 



  1. Offrs

    You did SUCH an amazing job. I love the laundry room :):)
    Best of luck,

  2. Laura

    Those pictures look very similar to the ones from my own laundry room renovation. I hope yours goes smoothly. You can check at my laundry room and other renovations at Fox Haven Life if you want to. Also, if you guys have any questions about renovations, let me know and I’ll try to help.


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