Subway Tile Accent Wall in our Laundry Room (+ Video!)

Creating a laundry room you'll want to spend time in.
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Using Tic Tac Tiles in the Laundry Room

This post has been sponsored by Tic Tac Tiles. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Hello, my friends! We’re kicking off the week with a laundry room update. A few months ago we chatted about our plans of updating this space one project at a time. We previously took down the wire shelving, added a wooden shelf above the washer and dryer, and now that same wall received a HUGE update by adding cabinetry and subway tile. We’re more than thrilled to be sharing it with you today!

Creating a laundry room you'll want to spend time in.

When we first started planning our laundry room, we knew we wanted an accent wall to really bring design to the space. Not only to make the chore of laundry more enjoyable, but because the laundry room is visible from some of the main areas of our home. Therefore, we wanted to blend our laundry room with the rest of our home and not a separate area that we would want to avoid. Don’t be afraid to pay your laundry room a little attention!

Creating a modern farmhouse laundry room

We started updating this space by adding a pair of cabinets that I found thrifting one afternoon. Here’s what I came home with:

Painting cabinets for the laundry room

Right away we painted them the same color as our kitchen cabinets, Outerspace by Sherwin-Williams, for an instant makeover. Now we have extra storage and cabinets that look brand new!

Painting cabinets for the laundry room.

With the cabinets in place, it was time to install our subway tile. Our goal was to create a feature wall that would stay within our budget, wasn’t time consuming to install (hello toddler), and didn’t require major tools and leave a big mess behind. Most importantly though, we still wanted the look of real tile.

Using subway tile in the laundry room.

Which is exactly why we went with3-D adhesive tiles by Tic Tac Tiles. We loved how theMono White Subway Tiles turned out in our kitchen, so we decided to use the same ones in our laundry room. And you guys, these are a game changer when it comes to adding tile to a wall. They only took an afternoon (2 hours) to install because you literally peel and stick the tiles to the wall. But, here’s the thing. They look SO real! Even close up it’s hard to tell these are peel and stick tiles.  Here’s a great way to see the difference Tic Tac Tiles made in our space:


Modern Farmhouse Laundry Room Design Board


Transforming a space using Tic Tac Tiles

Our style is changing (going away from farmhouse) and it’s becoming more modern, mixing in bold statements, and still adding in the neutrals. I’d have to say between the combination of our thrifted cabinets and tiles applied to the wall, that’s exactly where we’re going with this space. We also added a fiddle leaf fig, a few accessories to the shelf and checked one more thing off our laundry room to-do list for this super successful weekend project! 

Modern laundry room design

And we saved the best for last. You can see our process from beginning to end of installing Tic Tac Tiles in our laundry room! We’re giving you the step-by-step in hopes that our video will help you transform a space in your home using these tiles.

Let me know in the comments below if you plan on giving Tic Tac Tiles a try or already have! And of course, pictures of your space are always welcomed. Don’t forget to tag me on social media if you post there also. You can find Tic Tac Tiles on Amazon and on their website

Creating a modern farmhouse laundry room

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  1. Jill says:

    A year on, how are they holding up? Would you do anything differently? Thanks!!

  2. Mike says:

    Hi! Great update! We took your room and basically did the same thing in our laundry room and love it. How did you guys hang the shelf over the washer and dryer? I am nervous to drill into the tiles. Can you do that? Thanks!

  3. […] here’s what the laundry room looks like now. You can see the changes here and here. Can’t wait to update this space even […]

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