There’s a lot more to a laundry room than you might think at first glance. While this space is mostly functional and ideally not one that you will spend a lot of time in, it should still be organized and somewhat appealing in order to make the task of washing and drying loads of clothes easier.
Then why we need to be creative when doing a laundry room makeover? Your laundry room space might be limited, you might have a tight budget or you might only have repurposed materials to work with. It is truly possible to work under these conditions and get a great final result though, we can assure you. In fact, that is what this post is all about.
Let’s look at some creative laundry room makeovers that might serve as inspiration to start your own.
A Small Laundry Room is Made More Functional and Pretty on a Small Budget
It is quite obvious that this laundry room makeover draws inspiration from a vintage dry cleaner’s shop. Decorative, wooden elements were added all around, along with some open shelving and racks on one side. The several storage units were also renovated for a more pleasing and practical look. See the full makeover tutorials on thediymommy.
A Bright, Fresh DIY Laundry Room Makeover
It’s almost hard to believe these before and after pictures show the same laundry room. Where once was a dark, old and disorganized room, there is now a pastel colored, vintage styled, polished-looking space. The structure has been kept the same, but the change in the wallpaper, floors and color scheme make all the difference. See the full makeover tutorials on lifeonvirginiastreet.
Laundry Room Makeover from Boring to Beautiful and Functional
This room got more of an update than a makeover. The new blue, white and rich wood color scheme give a modern polished aesthetic, while the white cabinets and console provide beautifully practical storage. The tile backsplash is a detail that adds some extra detail. See the full makeover tutorials on bowerpowerblog.
From Outdated to Bright and Airy with a Monochromatic Palette and the Addition of Brass Hardware and Fixtures
This room was dark, heavy and outdated. A new, pastel color palette instantly lifted the atmosphere and gave new light to the room. The brass hardware adds a modern twist while the skirt and new faucet totally adds a sweet, rustic touch. See the full makeover tutorials on julieblanner.
Incredible Makeover Under $100 with Bright Wall Color and the Striped Rug
This room got more a change in decoration than a makeover. The light blue walls are modern and sweet, in a polished, adult way that is only enhanced by the navy decorations on the walls and the striped rug which was added to the floor. polishedhabitat.
Laundry Room Makeover: Adding a DIY Wooden Counter and Wall Cabinet
This laundry room looked a little worse for wear and was in dire need of a makeover. The console gives the machines a polished look that would fool you into thinking they’re new and the wall cabinet adds to the effect while providing functional storage. A new wall color and renovated floors complete the look. See the full makeover tutorials on oheverythinghandmade.
Pretty Well Organized Laundry Room with Lots Of Storage Space: DIY Makeover
This laundry room got a complete, somewhat shabby chic makeover. The tall wall cabinet and open shelf are a great improvement from the previous storage area. The chalkboard is a really cool and fun idea and the chandelier rounds up the decoration with an elegant, vintage touch. remodelandolacasa.
$100 Laundry Room Makeover with a DIY Floating Shelf
This room looks totally different after the makeover, though the structure was maintained. The machines and walls have definitely been polished and the long, dark shelf along with the chalkboard sign add a graphic twist to the decoration. See the full makeover tutorials on lemonslavenderandlaundry.
Tiny Laundry Room Makeover
This yellow laundry room was fun, but past its prime. Choosing white as the base color allowed for pops of vitality like the picture on the wall and the patterned floor. The white, wall cabinets match the washer and dryer and the dark chandelier adds an elegant touch. See the full makeover tutorials on thefrugalhomemaker.
Laundry Closet Makeover
This is great proof that little space and money can go a long way. The machines were restored, the wall got a new, dimensional trim and the wire shelf was replaced with a more pleasing hanging cabinet, which allows for a lot more storage room. See the full makeover tutorials on kirstenerickson.
Great Laundry Room Makeover
This black and white laundry room is one of the best makeover projects on the list so far. The contrasts between the walls, cabinets and machines is edgy and modern, and the hidden shelf adds a touch of elegance, along with the metallic decoration on the wall. See the full makeover tutorials on mynearlyemptynest.
Form Mess To Neat Laundry Room Makeover
This is a case where you could see there was an effort towards decorating in the before picture, but it looked more like a storage room than a laundry room, such was the mess. The renovation made use of some repurposed materials, adding a wooden counter on top of the machines and replacing the open shelves with white cabinets which give a much cleaner look to the room. See the full makeover tutorials on tannerprojects.
Highly Functional Laundry Room Makeover
This laundry room makeover is quite full-on decorative. The wall shelving and racks were added for storage, but the chandelier and the big flower arrangement were added purely for their aesthetic value. See the full makeover tutorials on celebratingeverydaylife.
A Dark, Dated Laundry Room Makeover
This is a truly impressive, almost editorial laundry room makeover. Embracing the closet structure was a great choice, as the white doors frame the space beautifully. The camel colored walls reflect the light beautifully and provide a nicely contrasting background. The laundry room sign and the lettering at the very top add a fun finishing touch. See the full makeover tutorials on homestoriesatoz.
Laundry Room Makeover with The Land of Nod
This laundry room got a whimsical makeover that gives it somewhat of a playroom feel. The original cabinets were kept, as well as the machines, which got a colorful, polka dotted makeover. A lot of extra storage and decorative pieces such as chalkboards and wall cubbies were added to use the available space and make the room fun for kids as well as adults. See the full makeover tutorials on designimprovised.
Mini Laundry Room Makeover
This small space was really well used in this case. The white, open cabinets are polished and functional and the chalkboard in the front is a cool touch that can be used to keep track of loads, for instance. wearethatfamily.
A Hot Pink, Girly Laundry Room Makeover
This is definitely a bold makeover. The hot pink walls aren’t for the faint of heart, but they provide a great background for the white, open cabinet and machines. It is surprising to see the ironing stand doesn’t match, though. charlestoncrafted.
Organized and Rustic Laundry Room Makeover
This laundry room was drab and cluttered. The addition of the baskets to the open shelving made it much more organized and slowed for some decoration such as the pictures in the backsplash area. The pleated drape with a floral trim was a great idea as it made the utility tub much more discreet and attractive in a way, as it matches the chocolate colored walls to perfection. antsi-pants.
Big Reveal: Laundry Room Makeover
This laundry room got a great, polished update. The white cabinets are a wonderful choice, as they, along with the walls, add great contrast against the dark tile floor and dark red machines. The industrial type chandelier pulls in the chrome of the machines and adds a fun finishing touch. interiorfrugalista.
Laundry Room Makeover: The New Wall Color
This laundry room looked outdated and a little dingy. The new wall color against the open shelf brightened it up and gave it an updated look. The small pictures in the background add an extra charming touch to the space. hometalk.
A Quick & Cheap Laundry Room Refresh
A new wall color and the addition of long, open shelves made all the difference in this laundry room, as it looks much more practical and has more storage options. pinklittlenotebook.
DIY Budget Laundry Room Makeover with Coastal Design Flavor
This laundry room is almost unrecognizable after the makeover. Everything, from the walls to the machines themselves got a wash of white that makes the space look much cleaner, and the wall shelves got rid of the clutter from before. Decorative elements like the starfish and the hanging light give it that resort vibe. See the full makeover tutorials on sandandsisal.
DIY Laundry Room Makeover
This makeover is quite interesting, as the machines are on a middle shelf, instead of directly on the floor. The shelves above and below it hold baskets for storage and organization. classyclutter.
DIY Laundry Room Makeover with More Storage Space
This laundry room got some extra, longer open shelving, and a few matching baskets, which definitely helps with organization, but it still could use more. twotwentyone.
Beautiful and Functional Laundry Room Makeover
This laundry room makeover is another example of how details can make a difference. The white cabinets got a makeover themselves, and wooden shelves, which match the floor, were added below them and on the adjacent wall. The elegant chandelier hanging from the ceiling adds the finishing touch. allthingsheartandhome.