Cheap Remodeled Laundry Room

Brittany Malia
by Brittany Malia
2 Materials
2 Days
This is something that took me two days to do and a lot of patience but I love love love how everything I did transformed my laundry space.

This is the scary before photo. I did not give this space any love and it really needed the update.
First thing I did was sand any uneven or lumpy parts on the built in shelf. You can skip this step if you don't need to repaint your walls
Then I repainted my walls to get that fresh look
Next were going to do that gorgeous shelf above the washer and dryer.Make sure to measure out your pieces of wood and cut them to match wall to wall in your space.I used 3 pieces that were 9" x 67"Then I sanded all three pieces and stained them. I like a oak finish mixed with farmhouse brown but it's totally to your liking.
Now that my pieces are sanded and stained I finished it with a finishing no scratch spray ( watco Crystal clear lacquer protection spray)And let it dry for about 30 minIf you love the way mine came out the materials I used were:• craftsmart premium barn wood brown wax• watco Crystal clear lacquer protection spray
While we wait for the big shelf to dry I decided another small shelf would add more options for organizing lolAnd of course I'm staining it myself lolSo do the same, sand,stain and let dryAnd for the hardware I didn't like the chrome so I spray painted it matte white
I attached the hardware and hung it up
So that was day one, day two I started by putting up these gorgeous tangerine wall decalsI got these on Amazon for only $12. I needed two bundles to fill my wall
After I finished with the wall decals. I prepped for the shelf above the washer and dryer. I used 1x2 for the support and placed one on each wall.Start by drilling holes so you don't crack the wood when u screw them into the wall
Measure from the bottom of the floor and up. Use a leveler to make sure your straight.Tip: I put one piece of wood on top to make sure It was straight and leveled before glueing everything together👍
I finished placing the remaining wall decals and used wood glue to keep the pieces together and I was all done. 🙌

The wall art was also a diy of mine, if you want to know how to do it check out my other projects
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  • Andrea Herrera Fry Andrea Herrera Fry on Nov 08, 2019

    whats the best way to remove wallpaper without damaging what’s underneath it?

  • Patty Patty on Jul 17, 2021

    I love the new look, great job. But I have two questions, does the shelf make it harder to move out the machines when needed? And do the wall decals stay put in a more humid room like a laundry room?

  • Had49863704 Had49863704 on Jul 18, 2021

    Where did you get the small poster ‘so fresh so clean’

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  • MB MB on Jul 17, 2021

    Yes beautiful. I need a refresher again but when I did my last one just to do something, I brightened the walls and added some decals tooinstead of wallpaper, which woukd have been impossible in that room w a water heater and a stackable to work around with all hy myself. But the decals are still ip and yours looks terrific. I wish I had floor machines to add the folding table. Coukd put it onba hinge in case I needed to move machine but heck, how often do we need to move it anyways😁. Terrific job enjoy, it is beautiful

  • Laura Laura on Jul 24, 2021

    Absolutely adorable