Skip the store-bought hamper and save space with this hanging no-sew version made from a pillowcase and embroidery hoop. The simple construction gives you the freedom to choose colors and patterns that fit your color scheme and decorating theme.
Contractor Chip Wade of Elbow Room turns an attic into a breathtaking master suite with a sleek bathroom that opens up to the bedroom. The centerpiece of the room is a freestanding tub, which is flanked by matching his-and-her vanities. Behind the curtains is a large walk-in shower and extra dressing area, as seen on HGTV.com.
In this small laundry closet, not an inch of space is wasted. A countertop unites side-by-side units and forms a surface for folding clothes and stashing hampers. A hanging rod is fastened above to air dry delicates, while a splash of silver tile brightens even the most mundane chore.
If you hardly have room for your clothing, let alone a hamper, a collapsible pick like this one is a smart space-saver. Fold it when you’re not using it, and it slides into a sliver of space — say, between a washer and dryer.
The downside of regular hampers: They're bulky, so where do you put them when they're not being used? Umbra's Crunch Can, available at The Container Store, stores flat and then pops into position to tote clothes around the house.
Keep a child’s things nice and neat in this built-in closet created by Tailored Living. Drawers, shelves, an accessible hamper and a clothing rod eliminate the need for bulky furniture in the room. A decluttered bedroom makes for pleasant dreams.
Storage Dilemma: Doing laundry feels like a constant chore, made worse because your laundry room lacks storage. Solution: Smart tools like slide-out hampers, hanging rods for air-drying clothes and shelves for supplies take advantage of every inch of space available. This way you can focus on the task at hand, instead of searching for supplies.