Redefined Laundry Space

Finally, the big reveal! I am sooo excited to show you my redefined laundry space.

It all started when I began to pin these fabulous laundry room makeovers on Pinterest. I wanted to have a lovely space to do my laundry in too!

Just because my washer and dryer are in the garage didn’t mean that I couldn’t do something amazing to make it feel more like a space just for me.

You can read how it all started here.

Remember what my area looked like before?


Well, here it is now!


To set my space apart from the rest of the garage, we painted my corner gray.

I saw that a lot of ladies were painting their washers and dryers, so I knew that I wanted to paint mine, I just wasn’t sure of the color I wanted.

But when the Capt. got his new work space, with the red and black, I carried the same color scheme over to my space.

For those of you who didn’t see the garage redo, you can check it out here

So I taped off the face of my machines and painted it with an oil base paint. I didn’t do any prep work other than cleaning them really well. Then I just used a small foam roller and rolled on the Rustoleum Safety Red Gloss paint. It took 2 coats and a lot of dry time but they look fabulous!


I wanted the face of the machines to blend in so I taped off the contour lines and added the red pinstripes and I love how it turned out.



I also wanted lots of storage space in my new area to free up some space in my closets. I have my Goodwill dishes and treasures taking up space in all of my closets, so I thought it would be nice to store them in my knew area that is ” just for me”!

We bought some inexpensive floor cabinets at Lowes, turned them upside down, painted the kick board with leftover red paint and hung them on the wall. Now we have custom cabinets. I also wanted the big floor cabinet raised a little higher so the Capt. built a box to set it on and I also painted that red.



I have seen where ladies have put a shelf above their washers and dryers and I loved that look so I had the Capt. make one for me.


I had to make this sign to fit in the empty space above the cabinets.


Here is another look at the before and after.


Here is a view of our spaces together.


Ahhh, aren’t they a perfect match!

I am linking up to:

Market yourself Monday at Sumo’s Sweet Stuff
Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch
A marvelous mess at Marvelously Messy
Creative Corner Blog Hop at Cherished Handmade Treasures
Monday LinkUp Party at Making The World Cuter
I Gotta Try That
It’s so very creative at It’s So Very Cheri


Get your craft on at Today’s Creative Blog
Show me what ya got at Not Just A Housewife
A Bowl Full Of Lemons
home decorating and organizing link party at Organize Your Stuff Now
Uncommonly yours at Uncommon Creating the
Tuesdays Tutorials at Kurtz Corner


Look what I made at Creations by Kara
Lil Luna link party at Lil Luna
Wildly Original Roundup at I Gotta Create
whimsical Wednesday blog hop at Random
Whimsy Wednesday at The NY Melrose Family


Transformation Thursday at The Shabby Creek Cottage (Wed night)
Hookin up party at House of Hepworths (Wed night)
Dog gone dirty craftin at Rhinestone Beagle
Made you look at Made in a Day


Frugal Friday at Shabby Nest (Thur night)
Friday flair at Whipperberry
Friday fun party at Craftionary
Fancy this Fridays at Truly Lovely
Freedom Fridays at My Turn (For Us)

Leave a comment


  1. very cool love how it turned out

  2. Oh my gosh!! I will be painting my washer and dryer after seeing this (wonder if my husband will notice….) Found you on!


  3. oh my gosh, how fun! i love the retro vibe the red gives it!


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