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Monday, March 30, 2009

A Laundry Room Re-Do on the Horizon??

That's what I'm thinkin'!! I have come across a few lovelies recently that have inspired a whole new look for my laundry room.

I have been contemplating the change in the room for awhile now, but wasn't sure exactly where I wanted to go with it. Then...I came across this amazing enamel bucket at Marshal's!
Perfect for keeping powdered laundry detergent in. I also found this cute little tea cup - so lonely without its saucer so I brought it home to do laundry duty.

Ooohhh, then while out at Walmart, I found these wonderful willow baskets. Already stained the perfect shade of brown I might add.
And, do you see those fabulous hooks above? I found them at a flea market several weeks ago and I just loved them. They're going to go on the wall to hang up the kids' coats and backpacks. Each will be numbered using the numbers that you see pictured with the hooks. I'm going to paint the walls in a soft shade of cream. I think I'll go with a cream and brown color scheme with a few hints of soft blues here and there.
What do you think?
I think I better get a move on it!
Have a wonderful day my friends!
xo and God Bless!
Kathleen

18 comments:

sherry lee said...

I think you have a wonderful project ahead of you -- and you already have a head start with all the accents...beautiful accents by the way!! You'll feel like a Queen when you're doing laundry!!

cityfarmer said...

I'm joining the ugliest laundry room contest over at parisiennefarmgirl....wait til you see my dungeon...so far your accoutrements look like the finished project will be a smashing hit.

Cindy J. said...

Oh, these are wonderful tidbits.. can't wait to see the finished product.. Hope you are feeling better. Hugs, Cindy

Berlin Deluxxe said...

I love this :)

Jeanneoli said...

What little beauties. I love that you are going to put the numbers above the hooks....and the tea cup....darling idea!

GrannySmithGreen said...

You've got to go see my post about laundry rooms:

http://grannysmithgreen.blogspot.com/search?q=laundry

I am SO wanting to redo my laundry room. I'm spending entirely too much time in there! Hope you enjoy it!
-GSG

Kathy's Red Door Welcome said...

What a great find, I want one! I love the hooks too. Can't wait to see it all finished.

Laura said...

I love your ideas! I have been using liquid laundry detergent but your finds have made me want to make a switch. Thank you for the inspiration..again!
Laura

Tiedupmemories said...

Ooh what lovely finds you have! I'm starting to see a vision of what's to come. Can't wait to see more!

Sniffles and Smiles said...

It will be scrumptious!!!! Looking forward to seeing your masterpiece!

janet said...

looking absolutely wonderful and i think you are going to have one beautiful laundry room.
hugs
janet

Chrissy said...

Morning...., oh my gosh Kathleen those photos belong in a magazine, can't wait to see the laundry room!! BTW I found those tea towels at Pier one, I wish you lived next door, I would be bugging you to make me some pillows!! Talk soon, Chrissy

Gina @ Six in the Country said...

I love those buckets, I saw some at TJ Maxx and almost bought them.......too bad they were just not the right color.

I love starting a new room redo -- so many possibilities! I know yours will turn out amazing!

Martha said...

Mine is in my basement -- it will never be pretty -- just functional -- how I envy those with a real "laundry room"!

Michelle said...

THAT bucket is too cute for words!! I feel a trip to TJ Maxx or Marshals is coming on! Good idea on the re-do. I think I need to revamp mine as well. :)

Kathleen Grace said...

Sounds great! I can't wait to see:>)

fairmaiden said...

I saw that bucket at TJMaxx and loved it! What a wonderful idea in using a tea cup for scooping the soap. Those willow baskets are perfect for sea cottage too...someday, when we can afford to, we are going to rip up all the carpet and put dark wood floors in the entire house. Our cottage is white with dark wood and splashes of creams, sands, blues, greens. I can't wait to see your NEW bathroom!

sweetly, lovely said...

Wow! you have some fantastic finds. That laundry room is going to be fabulously French! Black and white...oh la la!