DIY Home Projects for Your Entry, Laundry Room

Jenna Harris
Written by Jenna Harris
Updated December 21, 2015
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When updating your entryway, add a new coat of paint or a splash of color with bold artwork. (Photo by Summer Galyan)

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As seasons change and trends go in and out, updating small rooms in your house is a great way to create change — at a budget-friendly cost. Updating any room will give your house a fresh and exciting new feel.

Decorating and updating your home's entryway

Updating an entryway is an easy option to start with. It is the first room you and your guests see when entering the house.

Selecting a new paint color can immediately transform this space. If the space is small, consider a lighter color to help make the area feel larger.

Take a look at the decorations you have in the entryway — if there are any. Purchase a new piece of artwork to hang on the wall to create a statement. Be sure not to over decorate the space if it is small.

Updating the lighting can also make a big difference to help brighten the entry.

DIY home projects in your laundry room

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Add storage and functionality when updating your laundry room. (Photo by Jay Madden)

When updating your laundry room, focus on more practical aspects instead of aesthetics. Check whether you have ample storage, and if needed, purchase bins and containers of different sizes for necessary use in the room.

Attach a drying rack to the wall and hang up a colorful curtain to cover a wall that is more cluttered. Buy a small cart to have next to the washer and dryer to easily access detergent and stain remover.

Never fear if space is an issue! There are plenty of DIY shelving options to help give your laundry room an update.

Other DIY home improvement projects

You can transform any other room in your house with a quick coat of paint and a few new accessories. Consider going to your local thrift store and refurbishing a lamp or repurposing a vase. Items like these can be cleaned and repainted to bring them back to life.

DIY projects for smaller spaces in your home should always be creative and enjoyable, so have fun with it!

What DIY renovation projects have you completed recently — or are planning to complete soon? Share your ideas in the comments section below!

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