Inexpensive Wall Art for my Laundry Room

You may remember how I got honest about laundry this week.  Well, I decided that my laundry room needed a little sprucing up.  I am hoping that with my new laundry detergent and a new look, laundry won’t be such a pain!  I painted the walls and used some fabulous fabric from Jo Ann’s HGTV HOME™ fabric.

embroidery hoop wall gallery

The first thing that I want to tell you is that doing a little updating in your home does not cost a lot of money.

In fact, other than the beautiful fabric, I had everything on hand to complete this project!  By using a paint color that I had already used in my kitchen, I was able to utilize leftover paint, two yards of the HGTV HOME™ fabric, and a few embroidery hoops that I already had.

 Just a little sprucing up made a huge impact in my little laundry room.

HGTV HOME™ fabric

Here is a peek at the HGTV HOME™ fabric that I was given by Jo Ann’s to try out.  Isn’t it just beautiful?

It feels so nice and is just so vibrant.  You really need to check out the selection in their stores.  It is great fabric to use to add a little pizazz in your home.

laundry room art

Here is what it looks like now… so easy and hopefully laundry time will be more enjoyable!  Let’s take a look at a few of the elements that were changed…

embroidery hoop art

For the wall art, I simply framed a few different sections of the fabric with embroidery hoops.  This worked perfectly because it had the perfect size repeat and I could frame 4 different types of flowers. If you want to find out how to frame fabric with  a hoop, take a look at our Monogrammed Embroidery Hoop Art for a step by step tutorial.

fabric wall art

I just cannot get over how much I love this fabric!!  It has the perfect blend of pinks, oranges, grays, and browns… all of my favorite colors!

counter skirt

I had already installed a burlap counter skirt under the counter in my laundry room, but it needed a little  updating.  I decided to use the houndstooth pattern of the HGTV Home fabric and made a cuff.  It was super simple and it was high time I blew the dust off of my sewing machine!

 If you are interested in making one for yourself, it is really not too difficult to do.   To make the counter skirt you will just make a casing { or folded over tube } large enough at the top of the burlap to fit a shower curtain rod.  Thread it through and you are done!

 Now you can use a little bit of fabric to completely update a room in your home.  Just do it… I am so glad that I did!

Here is a peek at some other embroidery hoop decor items we have created…

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This unique twist on Halloween decor… a Spider Web Wreath.

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Trish Flake

Author/Co-Owner at Uncommon Designs
Hey y'all! I am Trish and one half of the creative team at Uncommon Designs. I adore party planning, holiday celebrations, and all things crafty! I am so excited to share my creative adventures with you!

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Comments

  1. I love those colors!!! Good choice on the art for your laundry room.

  2. It all looks beautiful Trish!! Such fun fabric and the pops of color on the wall are perfect. I love that you added some to your burlap skirt too! Great job friend! :-)
    Vanessa

  3. This is a wonderful and so simple way to update with splashes of color and some texture. I’m never disappointed when I go to JoAnn’s!

  4. Yvonne @ StoneGable says:

    What an easy and simple way to update and add color to a space. LOVE the fabric you chose.

  5. It turned out beautiful, Trish. I love the colors in the fabric you picked. :)

  6. Those are gorgeous and I love how easy. I made some hoop fabric art a while ago…this might be the motivation I need to get it hung on the wall now ;-)

  7. simple and fun…and inexpensive! Bet you could also staple the fabric around canvas frames :)

  8. I wish we had a Joanns here, the fabric is so beautiful – the wall art looks fantastic on your laundry room!

  9. Art makes a room feel welcome, those are great additions!

  10. I love what you did with the HGTV fabric! Looks gorgeous!
    Leslie

  11. Love the colors!!! They look great on your wall! What a great way to spruce up the laundry room to make it a little enjoyable despite the fact that we actually have to do laundry…lol!!

  12. I truly love this idea! The fabrics are amazing and I have so many embroidery hoops it’s not even funny! I honestly would never have come up with this so thank you so much for sharing!!! Love love love it :) Krista @ A Handful of Everything

  13. Love it, Ladies! And the burlap skirt is yummy, too!
    I’m visiting you today from CRAFT. I’m co-hosting a Link Up today and would LOVE for you to link this! I hope you get a chance to stop by, Link Up and comment, too!
    ~ Megin

  14. This is beautiful! And simple! I love me some Joann’s! I’ve become quite addicted to fabric lately! :)

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week! :)

  15. they tie into the space soooo nicely and give it such a wonderful warm vibe! well done!

    http://www.northerncottage.net

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