laundry room

Our Corner Cottage (mostly complete) Laundry Room

The laundry room is right inside of the back door, so this area is also our mudroom and a walkway to our basement. When we bought the house, the washer and dryer hookups were in different spots. We reconfigured where the hookups would go, added a sink, new tile flooring, patched some of the shiplap walls, and painted everything.

You can see the “before” tour of the house and the laundry room here.

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Eventually, we might hang cabinets above the washer and dryer, but I am loving the convenience of the open shelf for now.

The tile flooring is from a local company here in Tulsa. I cannot find the details for the tile for the life of me! But it’s a slate look-a-like and it hides dirt really well.

The light fixture is in the Edison Collection from Hudson Valley Lighting. We have used their lighting throughout our entire house and we absolutely love their pieces. The quality is outstanding. My husband installed them all and he really appreciated how easy they were to hook up.

Wood shelf brackets: IKEA.

These little shelves were already here, so we have kept them. They aren’t incredibly practical because they are so shallow, but I love the old charm of quirky nooks. It’s what I love about old homes.

I have quite a collection of these old vitreous stone bottles and little watering cans. These shelves seemed like the perfect place to display them.

I found a bunch of the stone bottles at one of my favorite local spots: Retro Den.

The top two watering cans were thrifted, but the bottom one is from Target. I can’t find this exact one online, but they always have cute watering cans in stock.

Dryer balls are from Amazon.

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Having a large utility sink in our laundry room has been on my wishlist for forever! We finally had the space to install one in this house. It gets a whole lot of use.

bamboo scrub brush

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I use a lot of Young Living products in this room! I’m obsessed with their concentrated, plant-based cleaning formulas. I use them around my boys and for cleaning our little duckling’s food & water containers. It’s safe and affective! I talk about the Thieves cleaning line here.

I came across a blog post on Martha Stewarts website several years ago on her laundry room organization tips. I don’t know why but I have been so obsessed with it ever since! If you want to go read the post for yourself, click here.

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I found this piece of art at a thrift store a couple of years ago. I love the colors and textures of this original piece. All of my baskets and enamel containers are thrifted as well.

The ceramic drink dispenser holds my liquid laundry detergent. I use the Thieves laundry detergent and it is quite concentrated, so I dilute it a lot. The dispenser works perfectly!

Little wood hook rack | metal dustpan | Scissors | drink dispenser

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When I go thrifting or antique shopping, I’m always looking for beautiful, old, useful things. My collection of stone vases gets pulled out when I host baby/bridal showers and other parties.

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Eventually, we will build a countertop over the washer and dryer. I think that will really help the space feel more finished. We will also build some cubbies for laundry baskets here where this bench is - which will provide more storage and will conveniently cover up the dryer hose.

As always, things are a work in progress!