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12 Laundry Room and Entry Ideas – DIY Housewives Series

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Welcome back to our monthly installment of our DIY Housewives Series. We are excited to bring you 12 laundry room and entry ideas.

If you have been following us, then you know that this is where we team up with 11 other bloggers each and every month to showcase a DIY topic. For our new followers we are so glad that you are here!

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Jenn’s previous home was an adorable 1930’s cottage.

1930's cottageThe house was loaded with charm – original hardwood floors, chunky trim and curb appeal for days.

1930's cottage

There was however one issue that needed to be addressed right away. There was no designated laundry space inside the house. A washer and dryer hookup was located in a tiny space underneath the house. This meant hauling dirty laundry outside the front door, down a hill and into a dark and musty spot. It became evident that laundry was never going to get done again if this was how clothes were to be washed and dried.

Inside the house there was a tiny closet just outside of the master bedroom.

Closet getting made over into laundry closet

We came up with the idea of opening up this closet just a bit more in the hopes that a washer and dryer could be added.

Closet getting made over into laundry closet

After speaking with professionals we discovered that our very good idea 🙂 was feasible and relatively inexpensive to do.  Finding a washer and dryer that would fit wasn’t as hard to do as we thought either. Did you know that most washer and dryers can be stacked? We didn’t either until we bought this set.

Closet getting made over into laundry closet

Look at what we were able to do…

it goes to show that you can turn a small space into something incredibly useful. So thrilled with the outcome of our laundry closet makeover.

There was just enough space on the left to add shelves for much needed storage space.

Staying organized was partly the motivation behind the laundry closet makeover. With the custom shelves, stackable unit, and other elements, this small space makes a big impact.

Laundry supplies were easily accessible. You can read the entire laundry room post HERE and HERE.

We utilized all of the space in our laundry closet by adding these custom shelves. It is perfect for holding towels, linens, and cleaning supplies.

12 Fabulous Laundry Rooms and Entryways

Be sure to check out all of the other inspiring makeovers!

Blog Signature Vicki and Jenn

One Comment

  1. Definitely one of my favorite Jenn projects! I totally appreciate how you used every inch of space to make a beautiful and functional laundry room. You nailed it Jenn! Hugs, CoCo

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