The Important Design Lesson I Learned from These Laundry Rooms

The Important Design Lesson I Learned from These Laundry Rooms

Taryn Williford
Nov 11, 2015
(Image credit: Sarah Sherman Samuel)

There's not a lot to the laundry room. A pair of machines. Maybe a countertop. With a sink, if you're lucky. Giving it all a beautiful backdrop with a bold wallpaper is an easy and fool-proof option that just might make it your favorite room in the house. So keep that door open!

(Image credit: Sarah Sherman Samuel)

Above and at top, designer Sarah Sherman Samuel's recent laundry room renovation and makeover, featuring dramatic floral wallpaper from Ellie Cashman. Check out the progress on her blog.

(Image credit: Scandinavian Chic)

I love this green chinois wallpaper (Palais Chinois from Osborne & Little) in the former Oslo home of Dagny of Scandinavian Chic.

(Image credit: Sealy Design Inc.)

Wallpaper is especially a great treatment for an open laundry room design, like in this Toronto home from Sealy Designs Inc. (This "wallpaper" look here is actually tile, though!)

(Image credit: Emily Followil)

No surprise the laundry room in Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazine's 2014 Serenbe Designer Showhouse, designed by James Wheeler, is dressed to the nines.

(Image credit: Carla Lane Interiors)

The blue trellis wallpaper in this laundry room from Carla Lane Interiors (Anna Spiro Rosey Posey Trellis Wallpaper in Ginger Jar Blue) perfectly coordinates with the cobalt blue laundry machines.

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