Laundry Room Makeover: Add Personality to Your Laundry Room (For Less Than $5)

Posted on Apr 14 2011 - 11:00am by Heather Brummett

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Laundry is one of my least favorite chores! I hate it! When I walk into my super small and white laundry room the depressing feeling takes over! I want out as quick as possible. So I decided I needed to find a way to make this “chore” more enjoyable. Time for a laundry room makeover! My hope is that if the laundry room was a little more pleasant, maybe, just maybe… I would enjoy it more!

Now I have a very small budget. How can you makeover your laundry room on a budget? Well, how about something small that makes a BIG impact? That is what I did! Here is a great idea for you that you can do TODAY for less than $5!

Add Personality To Laundry Room Walls

1. Get a few paint colors. I had 3 on hand. If you do not have any paint you could go to your local Walmart or craft store. Now many paints like Giddion have pain samples for about $2.50. These are perfect! Or you can get a couple bottles of craft paint for about $1.50 each. Choose happy colors or your favorite colors.
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2. Get paper plates and pour one color on each plate.
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3. Get your kids involved (This is the FUN part) and let them place  hand in 1 color.

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4. Gently press their hand on the wall. After 1 or 2 times they may be able to do it without your help. (My 5 year old did it great but my 19 month old needed my help each time)

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5. Let them  have fun! Consider the wall a blank canvas! Let  them scatter as they would like. I like that there is not a pattern! Join in the fun! I DID!

6. Let dry and enjoy your beautiful and UNIQUE laundry room!
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7 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Erika April 19, 2011 at 6:55 am - Reply

    That is adorable! What a great idea. I would totally do that but our laundry room doubles as our only bathroom and it’s not very handprint canvas friendly, lol. I wish I could – so cute! Thanks for sharing! I stumbled you – hope you’ll visit me too! :)
    Musings From a SAHM
    Have a great day!
    ~Erika

  2. Darcy April 19, 2011 at 1:56 pm - Reply

    How cute! Love this… now I wonder if hubs would be ok with this on our basement walls (concrete). Hmmm

    Stumbled!

  3. Vera April 19, 2011 at 5:22 pm - Reply

    Thanks for visiting LuxuryReading.com! I Stumbled your post :)

  4. Heather ~ Acting Balanced Mom April 19, 2011 at 6:25 pm - Reply

    Love this idea – too bad our laundry ‘room’ is just a closet… I stumbled your post, please consider visiting and stumbling Autism through the Eyes of a Special Needs Teacher

  5. Sara April 19, 2011 at 7:59 pm - Reply
  6. Becca April 20, 2011 at 8:31 pm - Reply

    Love it. Too cute!! And such a sweet, personal touch.

    Stumbled you back! :)

    Becca

  7. Deanna T. April 20, 2011 at 10:59 pm - Reply

    I love it! That looks like it was tons of fun for the kids, and what a nice end result for you.

    I stumbled you. If you’d like to check out my post it’s:
    http://www.mapleleafmommy.com/2011/04/review-envirosax-bags-from-giving-gifts.html

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