25 Ways to Give Your Laundry Room a Vintage Makeover

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Shabby chic or vintage laundry rooms bring a touch of soft country charm to your home. With the pretty vintage laundry room decor ideas on this list, you can transform a room in your house that you dread to one you actually want to spend time in.

25 Pretty Vintage Laundry Rooms

Vintage Laundry Room Decor Designs

If you want to give your space just a small touch of the vintage look, try one of the fun and funky laundry signs or DIY wall art projects. This list also has entire vintage laundry room designs to give your room a complete shabby chic over-haul! From counters made of butcher block and antique wood crates to vintage-inspired sinks, these ideas will give your laundry room a charming makeover. They work great in every room, especially the unique storage and organization ideas that maximize your space.

From wash tub shelving to lost sock boards, these projects are both pretty and practical! Finish off your revamp with vintage laundry room decor ideas that are just for fun like an antique washboard and tub display and clothespin cabinet handles as a finishing touch.

1. Funky Vintage Laundry Wall Sign

Funky Vintage Laundry Wall Sign

This funky vintage laundry room sign, made of metal found objects, adds a rustic feel to this room, especially when set against the rough edges of a rusty metal repurposed wall piece.

2. Butcher Block Laundry Folding Station

Butcher Block Laundry Folding Station

This butcher block laundry folding station offers the warmth of a clean pine table top , which creates a very welcoming feel. Set against the clean vintage feel of white subway tile and white wood cabinetry, this area has rustic charm to spare.

3. Laundry Dictionary Definition and Giant Pins Art

Laundry Dictionary Definition and Giant Pins Art

Giant vintage laundry pins combine beautifully with a “Definition of Laundry” wall art sign, to create extra interest in this cleanly decorated laundry room. The overall look is enhanced by a black counter that sets perfectly against off-white walls.

4. Antique Wash Tub Laundry Sink

Antique Wash Tub Laundry Sink

An antique aluminum wash tub gives this utility room instant vintage flair, along with the convenience of a large sink/tub. The vintage tub also beautifully enhances the weathered shelving, for a real farmhouse feel.

5. DIY Wash and Dry Wall Art

DIY Wash and Dry Wall Art

This friendly, homemade “Wash and Dry” sign, made from repurposed and repainted found objects, makes an average laundry area into something friendly and fun. It also looks great with homey decorative pieces, like the chalkboard “wash and dry” chalkboard storage unit, and the toy chicken.

6. Vintage Laundry Room Door with Decal

Vintage Laundry Room Door with Decal

A delightfully weathered farmhouse door gets a touch of class with the clean lettering in the door’s vintage glass window. The weathered paint on this door is also gorgeously offset by the clean white lines of the surrounding entryway.

7. Rustic Wood Laundry Supply Shelving

Rustic Wood Laundry Supply Shelving

The storage area above a washer and dryer gets a touch of country sophistication with the solid rustic wood pieces installed as open shelving. A vintage laundry sign and charming glass storage pieces add extra charm.

8. Repurposed Wash Tub Shelving Unit

Repurposed Wash Tub Shelving Unit

Here’s an inventive use of an industrial metal wash tub. Just turn this large tub on its side, install it on the wall, and it’s a handy laundry storage piece that adds a fanciful feeling to practical chores.

9. Wood Laundry Sign with Hanger Bar

Wood Laundry Sign with Hanger Bar

Rustic, aged wood pieces add vintage flair to this laundry room, with the large lettered wood piece creating a charming focal point. Installing a hanger bar is a smart way to hang drying clothes, and charming industrial gears add extra interest on the wall.

10. Country White Laundry Room with Hanging Space

Country White Laundry Room with Hanging Space

The farmhouse feel of this laundry room is enhanced by the white on white color scheme, and the smart addition of vintage objects, like a metal wash basin and pitcher, that are as practical as they are decorative.

11. Wood Letter Clothesline Laundry Sign

Wood Letter Clothesline Laundry Sign

This wood laundry sign suspended in jaunty fashion from wood clothepins adds a sense of fun and light humor to the laundry room. The rustic wood pieces are offset beautifully by the clean lines of the room’s walls and white crown moulding.

12. Shabby Chic Clothesline Wall Art

Shabby Chic Clothesline Wall Art

This delightful white and wicker laundry area gets a late 18th Century feel with the addition of vintage lace blouses and skirts, and a darling antique toy. These pieces area all displayed beautifully within an aged metal frame, to charming effect.

13. DIY Laundry Room Shop Sign

DIY Laundry Room Shop Sign

This home laundry room is delightfully enhanced with the addition of a do-it-yourself vintage-style shop sign, beautifully lettered and hung from a rustic, white-washed wood ornamental piece.

14. Vintage Laundry Room with Wicker Basket Storage

Vintage Laundry Room with Wicker Basket Storage

Vintage details give this home laundry extra flair. From the charming farmhouse door with a built-in chalkboard sign to the wicker wall decor and repurposed washboards, this room has charm to spare.

15. Lost and Found Laundry Organizer

Lost and Found Laundry Organizer

A vintage “Lost and Found” sign in cheerful aqua blue serves a practical purpose in the laundry room, while giving the area a welcoming and fun feel.

16. Rustic Wood Crate Laundry Counter

Rustic Wood Crate Laundry Counter

Who would have thought a weathered wooden crate could have such decorative appeal? This rustic wood piece, along with some well-chosen vintage wall art and textured storage pieces, gives this room an unusual charm.

17. Antique Washboard and Tub Decoration

Antique Washboard and Tub Decoration

Modern laundry rooms tend to the clean and efficient, yet these delightful vintage washboards add real decorative charm, while also remind us of how the wash was done in days gone by.

18. Shabby Chic Laundry Room with Chandelier

Shabby Chic Laundry Room with Chandelier

This clean, white and metal laundry room with textured decorative elements gets a dose of extra elegance with the addition of a lovely suspended chandelier. Who says chores can’t be glamorous?

19. Farmhouse Sink Plus “Wash and Dry” Sign

Farmhouse Sink Plus "Wash and Dry" Sign

This farmhouse sink has an authentic vintage flavor, greatly enhanced by a charming piece of old-time wall art, set beautifully against the clean whitewashed laundry room brick wall.

20. Grey and White Laundry Room with Wicker

Grey and White Laundry Room with Wicker

This grey and white and themed laundry room is enhanced by the rustic textures of the wicker and white vintage-style storage pieces, to create a welcoming farmhouse feel.

21. Antique Metal Laundry Room Decor Ideas

Antique Metal Laundry Room Decor Ideas

This clean, well-organized laundry room boasts antique metal storage pieces that play wonderfully on the room’s rustic wood and metal shelves and off-white walls. Vintage decorative pieces, like an old-time scale, just add to the old-time feel.

22. Clothespin Cupboard Handles for Laundry Room

Clothespin Cupboard Handles for Laundry Room

These laundry room cupboards have extra added charm, with the addition of metal cupboard handles styled to look like vintage laundry pins. Durable but delightful, these sturdy handles add a fun commentary to the laundry chore experience.

23. Lost Sock and Change Laundry Room Organizers

Lost Sock and Change Laundry Room Organizers

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The lost laundry sock problem is solved with these weathered wood laundry room signs. The practical sock-saving laundry pins act as an added sock-saving bonus.

24. DIY Washboard “Wash” Wall Art

DIY Washboard "Wash" Wall Art

Repurposed, weathered vintage wash boards and wood hangers become decorative wall art with the addition of big block letters that make a practical but also delightful laundry-room statement.

25. Vintage Inspired Chalkboard Laundry Sign

Vintage Inspired Chalkboard Laundry Sign

A vintage-look chalkboard laundry room sign makes a charming statement in this utility room, and also looks wonderful set against white subway wall tile and rustic textured pillows and a plant holder.