The naked laundry room

Get rid of the clutter and see the light
I recently needed a new washer and dryer (the two I inherited/stupidly purchased from the prior owners were sooo bad!) only to find out that in order to get them out I had to pull out the cabinets around them.  Once I got everything out I realized how nice this little 10' x10' room actually was.  The first item I bought for this laundry room was the Kohler sink.  It is a drop in style but can be purchased with this wonderful birch base.  The exterior is a matte black and the faucet set can be configured a variety of ways.
I also knew I wanted open shelving;  #1: so I would quit buying cleaning products I never use and #2:  simple is usually better.  I found these shelves on line.  They are made by a company called Danver.  The finish is very nice and excellent quality, a bit pricey however, at about $300 each.  I also purchased a stainless kitchen cart for storage not shown in the photos, also by Danver.
The white buckets are for powdered soap and oxyclean.  I found those at my local hardware store, they are actually ice buckets!
My new big bad beautiful set by Samsung.  I can't say enough good things about this set.  It has anti- vibration technology in the drums so they are really quiet.  This laundry room is directly above my kitchen on the second floor and when the old set was on the spin cycle all my glasses would shake.  Check these out if you are in need of a new washer or dryer...five stars.
The new light fixture is galvanized metal form Barn Light Electric, a great company.  I have purchased exterior fixtures from them as well.
On the floor I used a porcelain travertine in 1x1 mosaic bordered with white thassos marble and 12x12's
A nice little reno and so much better than all the cabinetry.  When in doubt...go naked! ~*~kelley
  1. Naked is beautiful!
    Love it. Thank you for leaving a comment on my blog.
    It led me to your lovely laundry room.


  2. Thanks Brooke! smiles~*~kelley

  3. Well, isn't this great!? I love that you have your laundry detergent and etc., in the ice buckets. PERFECTION! The lightfixture, the floors, it's all grade A! Fantastic job - I'm really enjoying your blog.

  4. I would like to see some before pics if you have them - it always adds impact to see the before!
    By the way I love your blog - found you through The Perfect Pantry.

  5. Hi! Just found your blog, and I'm really enjoying it. My Dad was in the Navy, and it would be really cute to shadow box one of his items (but alas, don't have any!) but such inspiration! I've been wanting to pull out our former owner's gross cabinets too... thanks for showing us all the details. Keep up the good work!

  6. Where did you get the Nantucket baskets hanging on the wall in the laundry? Love them, but have never seen this kind. Ann

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