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Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal

Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal - You don't need to have a huge space to have a practical and beautiful laundry room! I love this closet laundry room! What a great use of a small space. Great idea for small laundry rooms! We have a small space for our laundry room – literally just a closet. We made it that way  when we finished the basement because we wanted more space for the living room, bathroom, and bedroom. I’ve always loved big, beautiful, laundry rooms filled with storage & baskets & plenty of space for hanging up clothes – but not every home is built that way! You can still take a small space and make it very practical (and cute too I must say!) Also, if you have been tracking with our basement project (the bathroom reveal), you’ll be happy to see a new room reveal of the space – the laundry room!

So I started dreaming about the space we did have. I wanted it to be practical of course, because I use this space all the time (alllll theee tiiime) but I also needed it to be cute for the very same reason! I was browsing the Walls Need Love website and stumbled on these fun pattern letters! I ran downstairs and measured the back wall and figured that I could easily get “WASH” to fit on the wall over the washer & dryer. I wanted to keep the space fun & lively ( because that is always a good idea with chores) and so I picked fun patterns for each letter. I just love how they turned out! They really transform this space, creating a fun & lively look without a lot of effort (seriously, it took Bruce & I 10 minutes to hang up!) PLUS you can just peel them off if you ever want to 🙂

Storage and space came next. One thing I really wanted incorporated into the laundry room was some folding space. I wanted a place to be able to fold clothes (and still hide it away behind closed doors if needed!) Bruce built a industrial natural wood table to set over the washer & dryer to accomplish the lack of counter space. It is resting on a frame that we attached to studs in the wall & notches that match up so that the table top can be removed but it stays in place the rest of the time. Storage space was also important so we added a wire rack to the side & organized all our laundry stuff into one big basket.  I already had a table top ironing board but to save space we added a hook on the wall to hang it on.

That was it! It took us one weekend to get this all set up and most of the time was swallowed up by waiting for the varnish on the wood to dry so in reality we only spent like 6 hours on the project! I say it was well worth it and I love having a beautiful laundry space! Are you looking for a refresh too? Use code: refresh20 for 20% off your entire purchase at Walls Need Love $30 or over!  (code expires May 8th.)

Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal - You don't need to have a huge space to have a practical and beautiful laundry room! I love this closet laundry room! What a great use of a small space. Great idea for small laundry rooms! Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal - You don't need to have a huge space to have a practical and beautiful laundry room! I love this closet laundry room! What a great use of a small space. Great idea for small laundry rooms! Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal - You don't need to have a huge space to have a practical and beautiful laundry room! I love this closet laundry room! What a great use of a small space. Great idea for small laundry rooms! Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal - You don't need to have a huge space to have a practical and beautiful laundry room! I love this closet laundry room! What a great use of a small space. Great idea for small laundry rooms! Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal - You don't need to have a huge space to have a practical and beautiful laundry room! I love this closet laundry room! What a great use of a small space. Great idea for small laundry rooms! Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal - You don't need to have a huge space to have a practical and beautiful laundry room! I love this closet laundry room! What a great use of a small space. Great idea for small laundry rooms! Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal - You don't need to have a huge space to have a practical and beautiful laundry room! I love this closet laundry room! What a great use of a small space. Great idea for small laundry rooms! Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal - You don't need to have a huge space to have a practical and beautiful laundry room! I love this closet laundry room! What a great use of a small space. Great idea for small laundry rooms! Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal - You don't need to have a huge space to have a practical and beautiful laundry room! I love this closet laundry room! What a great use of a small space. Great idea for small laundry rooms! Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal - You don't need to have a huge space to have a practical and beautiful laundry room! I love this closet laundry room! What a great use of a small space. Great idea for small laundry rooms! Our Tiny Laundry Room Reveal - You don't need to have a huge space to have a practical and beautiful laundry room! I love this closet laundry room! What a great use of a small space. Great idea for small laundry rooms!
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xoxo, elizabeth
  • This is adorable! I love how you made a small space both incredibly practical and incredibly cute! That wood slap is also an excellent idea.

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much Laura! You are so sweet!

  • its so cute! I love the “WASH”. Vinyl decals are so much fun 🙂

    Sarah
    The Midwest Darling

    • Oak & Oats

      I know! They are so fun! I was so thrilled when I found them on Walls Need Love!

  • Love it – looks great! 🙂

    • Oak & Oats

      Thank you so much!!!

  • This is so adorable!! I love how you have everything organized! The ‘WASH’ letters are so cute! Thanks for sharing!

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much! I love them too!

  • I love those letters! What a great idea. 🙂

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much Amanda!

  • How cute is this! I think I would actually enjoy doing laundry if it was in here! 😉

    • Oak & Oats

      I know right!?! It is pretty magical! haha

  • What an adorable idea!! Love this all : )

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks Emily!!

  • Okay this is SO cute! Love your use of small spaces! I need to take notes!

  • Such a cute space! You did a great job!

  • amy

    such a sweet touch up to make this space pretty AND functional!

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much!

  • Very cute! Compared to what I’ve had in the last eight years, that is a ton of space! And so bright! I wish I had a laundry room… That is a must when we buy a place (still renting cause we’re not sure where we’re going to settle).

  • LOVE this! We’re renting right now and removable wallpaper sounds like an awesome solution to decorating!

    • Oak & Oats

      Yes! It peels off (and sticks back on) so easily without residue! It is PERFECT for renters (and people who like to switch things up!!)

  • It’s so bright–definitely makes household chores a bit more cheerful!

  • This is so cute! I can imagine I might want to do laundry if I had a fun space like this for it! Love it!

  • So fun! Love that cute wall decor that gives a tiny room such a pop. It’s also way neater and more organized than my laundry room 😉

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks! And yes, my goal was to add some organization!

  • I love those wall letters – they’re adorable!

  • How stinkin cute!! I love everything about this space. Well done!

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much KEndra!!

  • Simply adorable! I love cute + functional spaces.

  • I love this — so cute! I’ve always loved those big laundry rooms with perfect storage baskets too, but I have to imagine that in real life, the clothes would be flowing out of baskets and it wouldn’t look so picture-perfect. At least with small spaces there isn’t much room for mess! I love how you made this little space so fun.

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much Brittany! And you are so right about that! YAY!

  • This would make me want to do laundry ALL DAY! I love how you transformed the space!!

  • Omg this is the cutest little laundry room EVER! I love the WASH lettering — what a clever way to give such a tiny space so much character!

    Xoxo,

    Ashley ||Sed Bona

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much Ashley! I really think it added so much to the space!

  • love it! what a great use of a small space! the wood top really adds a lot!!

  • How cute! It’s a small space for sure, but you’ve made it super homey!

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much!

  • This is SO CUTE! I want a little laundry room tooooooooo!

  • It looks SO GREAT! I love how creative the WASH letters look! <3

  • This is absolutely adorable! I love the idea of having a counter top above the washer and dryer for folding. It’s one of my dream laundry room ideas!

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much! Yes! I really wanted one and Bruce was like ” I could build that for you!” and I was like OKAY! haha

  • How cute is this! I really think it added so much to the space! 🙂 Many thanks for sharing with us.

    • Oak & Oats

      Thank you!

  • This turned out so great Beth! And I love the patterned letters! One day I will have a laundry room, haha! 🙂

    • Oak & Oats

      Yes! It may even be as huge as this 😉 heheh. But for real, you little laundry room space is ADORABLE!

  • I love the fun WASH letters and the patterns you chose! They add a great focal point to the space.

    • Oak & Oats

      Thanks so much! I really agree. I love this little space now!