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Laundry Room Update

If you follow my blog, you know I am always talking about working with what you have and making your house work for you.  My latest home project (yes, this is how I spend my free time) is a perfect example.

When we bought our house 4 years ago, it had a pretty laundry room with lots of storage.

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It just didn’t have one key thing that I needed–a utility sink.  I obviously do a lot of painting, and I needed a place for cleaning brushes and other messy things.  The kitchen sink is certainly not ideal.  So I decided that when the washer or dryer needed to be replaced, I wanted to get a stackable set and install a utility sink next to it.

This past December the dryer stopped working, so we put our plan in motion.  We chose a dark charcoal color for the appliances since the room gets plenty of light and allows for the use of dark colors.  I found a cast iron sink for $30 on Facebook Marketplace and used it to start my design.  I built a base for the sink that was aesthetically pleasing but that also hid the plumbing and neatly stores laundry baskets.  I reused one of the original storage cabinets above the sink and painted it a deep blue-gray.  I covered the hoses with a box that is easily removable and added a shelf on either side.  We installed a touch-light under the cabinet, so even with the messiest hands, I can turn on the light.

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Amy's Upcycles, Pottstown PA, Laundry Room Makeover, Upcycle, painted furntiture

I am so over the moon with my new set-up.  It fits our needs and style perfectly.

 

 

Hold My Wine, I’ve Got This…

Amy

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