Friday, April 29, 2016

Laundry Room {before and after}


the decor detective

before...

the decor detective

from drab yellow on move in day
to better with blue...


it still needed something...


Since the floors had to remain the same
I decided a fun wallpaper could add some happy distraction.
Among the choices...



We updated the cabinets from this....



to this pullout laundry hamper...


adding a favorite pop of color to the cabinets
makes it a place to whistle while you work,
climbing mountains of dirty clothes daily.

the decor detective


Photos by Haley Ottmann






6 comments :

  1. LOVE that paper in every colorway I've seen it.

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  2. LOVE that paper in every colorway I've seen it.

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  3. hi Karen, thanks for stopping by. i love this print too! peacocks are one of my favorite things!

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  4. Nancy if you don't mind me asking how did you do the pull out hampers?

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  5. Hi Ashley, I found an inspiration picture on pinterest and had my carpenter recreate it. He removed the old cabinet doors and a shelf inside the cabinet. Then he made a pull out base with a cabinet door attached at the bottom (its like a big L from the side. He attached the base on pull out casters...just like a drawer but on a bigger scale. Hope that makes sense. If not send me an email and i'll take some photos for you.

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  6. Oh perfect I am sure my husband will be able to figure it out from your description, we have very limited space in our laundry room and I would love to have pull out hampers to prevent all of the dirty clothes baskets off of the top of the cabinet.Thank you so much for the quick response, I absolutely love your work by the way!

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