“I always wanted a good-looking large laundry basket. Something I wouldn’t mind having in my bedroom.”
On her super stylish large laundry basket
Diwa says, “I always wanted a good-looking large laundry basket. Something I wouldn’t mind having in my bedroom. I had some IVAR shelving at home and always thought it would make a great frame to build on.
A few slats of pine from Home Depot, some Plexiglass, hinges and floor lamps and voilà – an extra large laundry hamper. I cut a small opening into one of the shelves to serve as a door with hinges on one side.”
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#1 Make a laundry room out of IKEA kitchen cabinets
Kwarco is one of the lucky ones to have a large laundry room, located right next to the kitchen. It also contains the back entrance to the house. So they decided to make it kind of a secondary kitchen with a lot of storage space and room to work. The washer-dryer combo needed a place in there as well. They liked it to be on a pedestal, as it is much more functional. So off to IKEA they went. Read more.
Is your old JÄLL plastic laundry bag tearing apart or just plain disgusting after years of use? Then, just de-construct the plastic laundry bag and used it as a template to cut and sew a fabric one. So easy!!
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