50 Best Vintage Laundry Decor Ideas
Incited by the comfort and the nostalgia of the past times, many people decide to recreate them in their contemporary world with the vintage design concept.
The coziness, warmth and the feeling of home the vintage style brings are the main reasons it has become more and more popular these days.
Vintage style can easily be incorporated in any part of our homes- from the interior to the exterior. This time we will take a look at the laundry rooms and the décor means to increase their beauty and make them feel like a real part of the home.
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Natural materials like wood and rattan, upcycled furniture, aged or antique decoration and features, metal containers, fun signs with statements are among the most used ways to welcome the vintage style into the laundry room.
Let’s take a look which are the 51 best vintage decor ideas!
3-Piece Vintage Laundry Room Sign Set
The walls of the laundry room are usually underestimated and left undecorated.
To make space feel more welcoming, you simply need a vintage sign. These handmade signs will make you smile every time you enter.
Antique Metal Laundry Room Decor Ideas
Old galvainzed cans and a few baskets will add coziness to the laundry room as well as extra storage places.
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Antique Wash Tub Laundry Sink
An antique wash tub will do magic to the laundry room’s interior. The worn paint, the rusty areas, the tall legs will add retro charm to the space.
Antique Washboard and Tub Decoration
Use typical from the past laundry utilities to make the modern laundry room cozier and authentic.
Budget Laundry Room Makeover
A barn door, a shelf, two hanging stools, some wooden picture frames and signs have made an incredible transformation with a chaotic laundry room.
Doing the laundry will surely be a more pleasant activity.
Clothespin Cupboard Handles for Laundry Room
Use handles in the shape of a clothespin to add charming vintage touch to the cupboards of the laundry room.
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Country White Laundry Room with Hanging Space
You can easily feel the coziness of the laundry room that is decorated in vintage style.
The antique ironing support, the clothes hangers, the framed mirror, the glass bottles, the galvanized bowls, the storage crates, the curtains hiding the washing machine make the place feel like a flash-back.
Customizable Family Name Laundry Sign
The market offers a variety of signs and containers that inspire with their vintage value and beauty.
The best of all is that they can be customized with the family name and the year of creation.
Dark and Moody Laundry Room with Damask Accents
For an interesting vintage makeover, dress up the washer and the dryer with a shelf liner.
A piece of fabric and some lace have helped to add cottage charm to the shelves and hide the plumbing and the electrical
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Decorative Laundry Chute Sorting Cabinet
Wooden material is always related to the rustic and vintage style.
Using it for your cupboards and cabinets in any space, even the laundry room, will definitely achieve the searched effect. To add a personal touch, paint or stick an image related to nature.
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DIY Laundry Room Shop Sign
Make yourself a stylish sign for the laundry room with supplies from the thrift shop.
The colors of the wooden parts have been unified with the rest of the interior to ensure good connection between the contemporary and the antique.
DIY Mini Barn Doors
The worth of the vintage decoration is that it has its story. Any room with vintage accents instantly becomes more magical and interesting.
Changing the ordinary white cabinet doors with barn doors will do that effect even when they are freshly made.
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DIY Wash and Dry Wall Art
If you are looking for a simple and fun upgrade of your laundry room, try this funky letter sign.
Each piece is can be cut from metal, wood or even cardboard and then decorated with paper and small figures.
DIY Washboard Wash Wall Art
Make a noticeable laundry room statement with repurposed wash boards, wood hangers and decorative letters.
The decoration is not only cute and attractive but also very practical for the drying of clothes.
Farmhouse Laundry Room Makeover
A wall arrangement of white painted crates becomes a useful storage area with a farmhouse effect.
The vertical or horizontal alignment of each crate makes continuous open shelving where decoration pops out and gives vintage spirit to the ordinary room.
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Farmhouse Sink Plus Wash and Dry Sign
Vintage signs are connected with the traditions but this doesn’t mean that they cannot be artistic.
Instead of hanging a wooden sign, paint it on the wall. For that purpose, you need to consider a suitable surface and paints.
DIY Faux Brick Wall in Laundry Room
Add texture to one of the walls following a few easy steps. The laundry room will look more alive and the surface will last for many years.
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Funky Vintage Laundry Wall Sign
Upcycling projects most often have a wow effect on the interior.
If the laundry room is the next in the update list, make yourself a funky wall sign from scrapped materials like stips, angles, pieces of wood in various sizes.
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Grey and White Laundry Room with Wicker
It is no doubt that the preferred color for laundry rooms is white as it is connected with the cleanness and hygiene.
If you want to add character to the interior of prevailing white, use grey accents and decoration from wood and wicker.
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Hand Painted Wash, Dry, and Fold Sign
Another way to display your personal name in the laundry room is this hand painted wall sign.
It is quite big and will surely become an important focal point of the laundry’s room decoration.
Laundry Closet Makeover
With such a makeover, doing the laundry can be a happy activity even in a closet! The space is utilized cleverly and to its maximum thanks to shelves on the vertical plane.
The cuteness of the closet is enhanced by hinged shutter doors and a large wooden sign.
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Laundry Dictionary Definition and Giant Pins Art
If you want to create a corner of interest in your laundry room, combine large authentic safety pins with a wall art describing the meaning of laundry.
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Laundry Room Divider
Adding wooden elements that usually find their place in the décor of the living room can easily turn the laundry room into a more welcoming and calming place.
The screen is not only functional but also aesthetic means to add vintage nuance in otherwise plain space. It can be used as a faux wall to hang on decoration.
Laundry Room Makeover for Under $100
A contrasting wood shelving will add character to the light colored laundry room and will cover and hide all pipes and hoses behind the washing and drying machine.
Making it is an easy task as long as you have some wood boards, basic tools and stain.
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Laundry Room Sign with Built-in Hanging Rod
Do you lack space to hang wet towels and hangers in the laundry room? This handmade piece will provide that in a vintage manner!
Made of a board stained in deep dark, the white inscription pops out and states the function of the room and the rack.
Light and Bright Laundry Room Redecoration
When the laundry room is tiny, you must consider light colors to visually enlargen the space.
If you are looking also for a way to add texture and character to the space, cover the walls with shiplaps.
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Lost and Found Laundry Organizer
A vintage sign “Lost and Found” will make the area funnier and brighter.
Surely, it will become the focal point of the laundry room because of the appealing aqua blue color.
Lost Sock and Change Laundry Room Organizers
The fun level and the figurative meaning behind the vintage beauty of these signs is incomparable to any signs we have seen so far.
If you want to add the same entertaining feature to your laundry room, find some scapped wood pieces and paint the words using stencils.
Old Fence Features in the Laundry Room
Increase the functionality of the laundry room with multifunctional and yet compact furniture. Make a table to store and fold clothes.
Comfort and rustic effect are ensured by this DIY table made of posts and old fencing.
Open All Night Laundry Room Print
If you are looking for a vintage sign with a contemporary look, check this canvas or photo paper design that can be customized in the color you like.
Open Shelf Laundry Storage with Baskets
When the laundry room is small it doesn’t mean that it cannot be functional and organized.
Taking advantage of the vertical space, you can fix open shelves which will provide sufficient storage space. This open concept for storage will look neater and tidier if identical baskets are placed on.
Penny Tile In The Laundry Room
Penny tiles look very stylish in any wet room. They give the space a particularly clean look when in white.
Since they form a textured background, the decoration can be simpler and moderate.
Repurposed Wash Tub Shelving Unit
The galvanized containers have a lovely farmhouse charm. If you succeed in repurposing them, they can become an appreciated storage area in the laundry room.
Rustic Industrial Laundry Room
The airy feeling of this laundry room is conquering. What however makes this room special are the cleverly arranged accents.
The light feature is a DIY that has turned out pretty well. The dark stained shelves accommodate decorative elements that spread the rustic vibe all around.
Rustic Wood Crate Laundry Counter
The counters in the laundry room most often have a decorative value as they cover the piping and hoses of the washing and drying machines.
Instead of making the counter as big as to do that, consider a wider design. Crates are perfect for that purpose- their surface is wide and will grab with the boards pattern and farmhouse weathered beauty.
Shabby Chic Clothesline Wall Art
This charming white, lace and wicker laundry room impresses with its antique vibes.
The picture from another century is additionally enhanced by the metal-framed art with an antique toy.
Shabby Chic Laundry Room with Chandelier
The success of the interior design is gained through details.
If you want to make the laundry room feel like a place from the past, add a large accent like this chandelier.
Simple Laundry Room Upgrade Plan
A few accents are just enough to make a laundry room look as one-of-a-kind.
Place a rug to anchor the space and a stool to remind of the way the laundry has been done in the past.
Vintage Industrial Laundry Room Makeover
Combine industrial with farmhouse for a balance between the past and the modern.
The unique lighting with straight lines makes the place look very trendy. The farmhouse mirror just beneath it comes in help to smoothen the industrial presence and let the charming traditionalism in.
Vintage Inspired Chalkboard Laundry Sign
A large laundry sign will add contrast and will mark the significance of the laundry room. It can be made of metal, wood and even cardboard.
To ensure well acceptance of this vintage beauty, add other black decorative accents line lamps, metal baskets etc.
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Vintage Laundry Room Door with Decal
The vintage accent of the laundry room can be placed literally at its entry.
A weathered farmhouse door with a clean laundry sign will leave a footprint of the past in the present.
Vintage Laundry Room Ladder Rack
This repurposed ladder is intended for a ceiling suspension in the laundry room. The racks let you hang up clothes without taking any of the floor space.
It comes in weathered look for vintage effect or painted in a color you like.
Vintage Laundry Room Vinyl Decal
A very affordable way to add a fun statement to your laundry room is this vinyl decal.
Its white color pops out agains the dark grey background.
Vintage Laundry Room with Wicker Basket Storage
The farmhouse influence can be felt in every inch of this chic laundry room. The drapery hides storage beneath a countertop for folding of clothes.
The glass of the door has been replaced with a chalkboard with a fun inscription. The uniqueness of this place is increased with the suspended decorative elements.
Vintage Shiplap Laundry Room Walls
If you see the before picture, you would be convinced what a tremendous makeover has been made to this small laundry room.
Changing the walls surface has been a key factor to achieving a brighter, visually wider and appealing laundry space.
Vintage Wash and Dry Sign
This “Wash and Dry” sign comes as a printed canvas or painted on planked wood. Its charm is marked by the bold and big letters that make a contrast with the black background.
If you are looking for one item that will raise the aesthetic value of your laundry space, this one will surely do.
Wash and Dry Vinyl Decals
If you want to make an upgrade to your laundry room without investing or changing too much, try the vinyl decals for the glass doors of the washing and drying machines.
They give vintage charm to the boring machines with their hand-written font.
Wood Laundry Sign with Hanger Bar
An old piece of weathered board, some paint and stencils, and a large hanger bar create a charming and affordable rustic multifunctional rack for your laundry room.
Wood Letter Clothesline Laundry Sign
Suspending wooden letters on a cord with clothespins is a fun way to make a vintage accent into the laundry room.
The wood letters can be laser cut or found in craft stores. Stain in dark color for greater impact and suspend at the entry of the laundry room or somewhere inside.