Your Favorite Room By Cathy Zaeske
Interior Designers & Decorators
Hi Gloss Laundry Room transitional-laundry-room

Hi Gloss Laundry Room

This hardworking mud/laundry room went from dingy to fresh. It is a great example of white NOT making a poorly lit, windowless room "light and airy" - 
it just made it gray, dingy and scuff-marked. The fresh hi-gloss walls recede yet bounce needed light around the room and 
draw your eye up to the new chrome light fixture, making the industrial-chic space feel extra tall and bright. DIY projects including a utility sink skirt made from a shower curtain, salvaged old window turned mirror/bulletin board and a dry erase garage door make this room personal and fun. 
It is now a family-friendly, functional and stylish space worthy of being “off the kitchen.”

Cathy Zaeske

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tgail wrote:
Wall color? - Wall color?
   Comment   June 18, 2013
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Your Favorite Room By Cathy Zaeske
It's Sherwin Williams Turkish Coffee 6076. In the future, if you just scroll over the picture you will often times see a green tag - that tag lists info about the project including things like paint names. Best!
June 19, 2013 at 3:36am   
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wow!! really loke this paint color im contemplating on a kitchen redo
October 2, 2013 at 8:44pm   
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Nicole wrote:
shelves - Just love it! What did you use to hide the front shelves with stainless. They love marvellous.
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I really like this idea...where are the wire shelves from?
August 11, 2013 at 8:08pm     
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Your Favorite Room By Cathy Zaeske
Nicky29, the wire shelves were standard builder stock, they can be purchased at any big box hardware store.
August 17, 2013 at 5:52am   
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Becky Harris added this to 15 Dramatic Interior Paint Makeovers
AFTER: Going for an industrial chic look, she chose a new pendant light and Sherwin-Williams' high-gloss 6076 Turkish Coffee. The new room is much better at inspiring the homeowners to want to do their laundry.

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tarahr added this to tarahr's ideas
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sink skirt
Kathy Boyd added this to kathy_boyd58's ideas
on Thursday
Love the utility sink skirt!!!
craftybarclay added this to craftybarclay's Ideas
last Saturday
Chalkboard paint laundry room
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July 13, 2014
design around tub
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July 6, 2014
Laundry room color
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July 2, 2014
tucked under stair case
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July 1, 2014
dark walls
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June 12, 2014
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June 10, 2014
sink cover/skirt
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June 8, 2014
For the bathroom???
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May 18, 2014
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May 13, 2014
Industrial chic
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May 6, 2014
Skirt around utility sink
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May 4, 2014
laundry hose hook up!!
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April 24, 2014
The sink cover
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April 22, 2014
Paint color
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April 22, 2014
laundry room sink skirt
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April 17, 2014
Under the steps
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March 31, 2014
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March 30, 2014
Idea to dress up the laundry sink
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March 27, 2014
Laundry room organization
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March 17, 2014
Interesting laundry room color
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March 10, 2014
Love the idea of this. Putting a high gloss dark chocolate brown paint on the walls
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February 16, 2014
Metal front
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February 7, 2014
under stairs laundry bath combo
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January 31, 2014
Ldry under stair
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January 25, 2014
Sink....imagine the laundry doors under this sink disguised by cloth over sink
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January 18, 2014
Sw Turkish coffee
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January 14, 2014
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January 12, 2014
Love the wall color!
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January 12, 2014
Skirt around tub
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January 3, 2014
GREAT transformation
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January 3, 2014
Black wall
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December 30, 2013
wall color laundry room
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December 24, 2013
sink surround
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November 18, 2013
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November 18, 2013
The dramatic contrast of dark & light colors, creates an elegant look.
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November 11, 2013
laundry room
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November 10, 2013
Laundry room colors
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November 8, 2013
Dark Paint looks better than white in this small space.
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November 3, 2013
Me lacquered wall
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October 27, 2013
sherwin williams high gloss Turkish Coƒƒee
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October 20, 2013
Under stair laundry
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October 14, 2013
Boxed in sink
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October 12, 2013
Covering over sink
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Dark paint for utility room
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wash tub
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ugly darks
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September 24, 2013
media room?
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September 24, 2013
shelves - big jars for laundry supplies
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September 9, 2013
After sherwin Williams Turkish coffee
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September 5, 2013
Going for an industrial chic look, she chose a new pendant light and Sherwin-Williams' high-gloss 6076 Turkish Coffee. The new room is much better at inspiring the homeowners to want to do their laundry.
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September 5, 2013
Sherwin-Williams' high-gloss 6076 Turkish Coffee.
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August 31, 2013
sink skirt
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August 23, 2013
SW Turkish coffee 6076
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August 20, 2013
Wall colour
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laundry after
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August 18, 2013
shelving :)
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Laundry accessories & textiles
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sink skirt from with shower curtain
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July 31, 2013
dark laundry
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July 28, 2013
Maybe for laundry room, paint a dark color in a high gloss to reflect light.
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July 26, 2013
Dark walls
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July 25, 2013
Like the shelves above the washer and dryer
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Black walls
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Sink skirt
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Colour, shelves and laundry tub base cover
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baskets on shelves
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Fun bold color in laundry room
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making the wire racks look better
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curtain covering
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nice shelves
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dark colors at laundry
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great utility sink idea
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up stairs laundry
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Love it
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Sink skirt
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June 24, 2013
Dark walls
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June 22, 2013
I like the idea of placing fabric around the utility sink....make it feel more like a room. Because this is a space really separate from the rest of the house, we could use it as an opportunity to have a little fun and do something different.
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White on colored wall
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Baskets storage
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Cool laundry room
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June 8, 2013
All white can look dingy. Color, even dark can work in the space.
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Color and shelves
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adding flair to tub basin
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June 3, 2013
the high gloss bounces light, so the room feels clean and airy despite the dark color (which hides the scuffs from being a mudroom).
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Boring to great
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Paint color for mb wall.
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old style w/d with modern look room
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after Sherwin williams turkish coffee
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Front door color
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turkish coffee. the plating for wiring
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Great before and after possibility for laundry room
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Utility sink
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Laundry room shelves
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pushed under the staircase
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sherwin williams' high-glos 6076 Turkish coffee
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Turkish Coffee
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Turkish coffee colour
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May 11, 2013
bold industrial look
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Like wall color
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Fabric skirt aroun laundry sink
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Sherwin Williams Turkish coffee
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Sherwin-Williams' high-gloss 6076 Turkish Coffee
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Wall color
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April 28, 2013
good idea.
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Open shelves,tal
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April 26, 2013
laundry paint idea. I already have this paint color!!
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April 26, 2013
accessories and added fabric to the sink
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April 26, 2013
Metal cover over shelves
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April 23, 2013
Paint sherwin Williams 6076 Turkish coffee outdoor patio
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April 23, 2013
Matching choc hamper
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laundry room idea for condo
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April 22, 2013
dark color added a lot of interest that's otherwise boring.
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April 22, 2013
AFTER: Going for an industrial chic look, she chose a new pendant light and Sherwin-Williams' high-gloss 6076 Turkish Coffee. The new room is much better at inspiring the homeowners to want to do their laundry.
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April 21, 2013
laundry room colors
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April 21, 2013
paint color
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April 21, 2013
T Sherwin williams high gloss turkish coffee,
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Cache lavabo
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the wall paint
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Dark wall
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April 19, 2013
laundry room dark colour
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April 19, 2013
Dark brown
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April 18, 2013
Sherman Williams Turkish Coffee in high gloss as the laundry room. Stunning.
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April 18, 2013
Under stairs
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paint color and being under the stairs
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April 18, 2013
Laundry under stairs, brown!
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Metal racks
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To do
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Painted Sink
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April 17, 2013
very Manhattan colours!
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laundry tub cover
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April 16, 2013
Dark or bold color when most everything else is white in a windowless room
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color and style
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Love this color Benjamin Moore Turkish coffee
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after v. before
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Paint color.
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like the color
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AFTER: Going for an industrial chic look, she chose a new pendant light and Sherwin-Williams' high-gloss 6076 Turkish Coffee. The new room is much better at inspiring the homeowners to want to do their laundry. BUT USE A LIIGHTER COLOUR.
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Sherwin-Williams' high-gloss 6076 Turkish Coffee. great color
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like the color
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Sherwin-Williams' high-gloss 6076 Turkish Coffee
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Going for an industrial chic look, she chose a new pendant light and Sherwin-Williams' high-gloss 6076 Turkish Coffee. The new room is much better at inspiring the homeowners to want to do their laundry.
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April 15, 2013
I like how the dark paint actually brightens this space! Also, note the small dry-erase panel on the door.
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color of walls
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Laundry room decor
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Skirted the laundry tub
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paint color laundry rm
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Color for laundry room
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laundry room paint
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Sherwin Williams Turkish Coffee
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Color of walls
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brown satin walls
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April 15, 2013
SherwiniWilliams' 6076 Turkish Coffee. Idea for accent color for master BD? would use egg shell or satin.
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April 15, 2013
Could paint the wall behind and next to the washer dryer (around the door) a dark brown...
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Sherwain williams high gloss Turkish Coffee-6076 Go for an industrial style!
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April 15, 2013
I too have a white washer and dryer. This makes me want to try paint but in a different color. Maybe a green high gloss would work for me.
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April 15, 2013
White pops against the dark walls! I would've chosen the off-white walls, making it looked washed out and plain. Good lesson!
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April 15, 2013
I like the idea of taking down our old ugly cabinets & making shelves in our laundry room.
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April 15, 2013
baskets for storage
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sink cover
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Skirt around wash tub
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dark color!
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dark laundery room
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Love the effect the dark chocolate paint has in this laundry.
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April 15, 2013
Looks clean with black walls
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