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8 Ways to Add "Eye Candy" in Your Laundry Room

By Julie Loves Home on Sep 03, 2013

We don’t often put too much thought into beautifying these busy spaces but regardless of whether your washing machine and dryer are tucked away in a small nook or large mudroom it’s a spot we have no choice but to spend time in! Why not add a little eye candy? Here are a few artful ideas which are sure to add a little character to your laundry area.


Carolyn Cochrane

via Etsy / Carolyn Cochrane

via Fine Art America

via Fine Art America


via Shawn Dunford


http://www.etsy.comvia Etsy / SusanNewberryDesigns

via Etsy / SusanNewberryDesigns


Wash Dry Fold - laundry room wall art

via Living With Punks

3. FUN

via At West End

via At West End



Hot glue and some bright red clothespin can transform a frame-less photo (or even a mirror!) into a focal point. Laundry/Work room via Laundry Room Redesign

Laundry Room Art, Laundry Today or Naked Tomorrow

via Little Pergola

via The Cranky Queen

Get creative with clip art and a photo of your pet! via The Cranky Queen

via Feathers & Sunshine

For details on how to DIY this sign visit Feathers & Sunshine


If you’re into fashion how about requesting a high resolution photo of one of Sandra Backlund’s clothespin dresses? (email : [email protected]) – slip the pic into a frame and you have instant modern -and pretty cool, art!


via Sandra Backlund


via Sandra Backlund

5. 6. & 7. OFF THE WALL

Because art doesn’t have to hang on walls, how about putting wall decals right on your washer and dryer, buying a bright area rug or making your own DIY clothespin chandelier?

via Decor8ion


via Young House Love

via Young House Love


Often small rooms (like laundry rooms!) are the safest place to experiment and try something bold like a busy wallpaper! Don’t have any wall space? -how about the ceiling?

via DecorPad

via DecorPad

via DecorPad

via DecorPad

Can’t commit to pricey wallpaper? Check out what Kristin over at the Hunted Interior did in her very recent laundry nook makeover: she lined the back of a shelving unit with dragon fly wrapping paper -so easy and inexpensive! Cute-cute!

via Hunted Interior

via The Hunted Interior

What’s hangin’ in your laundry room? Feel free to share your comments below!

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