While ultimately I would love to have my laundry spot upstairs by our bedrooms, I know that the time for that renovation project is a ways off. In the meantime, I’m not opposed to sprucing up the part of my basement where my washer and dryer live these days. Check out some of the inspiration I’ve found: here are 5 Ways to Redo a Basement Laundry Room.
I’ve been out scouting fresh ideas for out-of-the-box thinking when it comes to wainscoting. Take note, there were a couple of wall treatments that extended floor-to-ceiling that technically aren’t wainscoting, but they are just too good not to share–and I’m sure they would look fantastic going partway up a wall, too. Look at these 5 Ways to Get Creative with Wainscoting.
Focal or accent walls can be a really effective decorating technique. Limiting a bold color, interesting pattern, or decorative woodwork to just one wall has some definite advantages. It’s a great way to test a statement design without the commitment required if you put it on all four wall s of a room. An accent wall may be a cost-effective way to bring a high-end product you love, like wallpaper, into your room. And a focal wall can add drama and visual interest to an otherwise bland room.
I thought it would be fun to do something a little different with the 5 Ways post today. I’ve got a real room with real decorating dilemmas and solutions to share with you today. Reader Julie sent some pictures of her family room, and we’re going to come up with some ideas that will help her to Redo This Room!