27 Eclectic Laundry Products
Like most chores, doing the laundry can be a tedious, time-consuming task; after all, it often takes a full day, or even an entire weekend, to complete all the sorting, washing, drying and folding. Despite being about as much fun as doing the dishes (which means no fun at all), there are ways you can make the process easier. Since a laundry room is often notoriously small, getting your hamper, washer, dryer and drying rack all in can be daunting, but some well-placed built-ins and clever positioning makes all the difference. Here's how to make the most of your eclectic space, even if the space itself seems unreasonable. More
Not many domestic chores evoke more political debate and cause more arguments than ironing. So it’s dangerous to even write this without taking sides. We will remain neutral and simply say that if you know someone (non-gender specific) who could iron more often, or you are someone who would like to...
Made of vintage tarps from India, these sturdy hampers are built to last, but with a weathered look that suggests the history behind them.
Houzz friend Linda, author of the blog Restyled Home picked these because "I want to gift these to myself! They would look great in my spare bathroom!"
Our Handy Board Table Top Ironing Board is easy to use for quick touch ups, smaller clothing, crafting, dorm rooms, apartments, travel and even the office. With a strong steel mesh iron surface covered by 100% cotton cover and a fiber pad and steel folding legs, this board means business.
Not only is this capable of handling 3.9 cubic feet of clothing, this is Energy Star–rated and stackable for further convenience.
These fun retro posters are a great way to spruce up the laundry area. I so often look at the walls of my laundry room and think - why do they have to be so boring?
I can't get enough of these African baskets. I love this large version. It's great as a hamper but also pretty perfect to store toys and this and that (indoors or out).
Help make the world a better place by purchasing this African laundry hamper, a fair-trade product from Senegal. It was made in a co-op of Senegalese Wolof women who weave plastic strips from recycled prayer mats with local grasses to create this remarkably strong, rigid, water-resistant and...
I hope there is room for a laundry hamper in the bathroom. From my experience, the closer the hamper, the easier it is to get the dirty clothes inside. I love the industrial style of this one. And it has wheels!
Prettier than the average laundry basket, this stylish rattan one comes with a lid to hide away the dirty clothes clutter.
Hauling laundry around is a lot more fun when you have collected it in a vintage modern wire basket, and an easily removed liner to carry it to the machine! Perhaps it will even inspire everyone in your family to actually put their dirty clothing in the basket instead of leaving it on the bathroom...
I love these sparrow clips for bringing a little cheer to your chores. Who knows? The colorful clips might even inspire you to whistle while you work.
Give laundry a sense of humor with these whimsical bags from PBteen that might provide an incentive to put dirty laundry in its place.
Reduce your impact on the environment by switching out your dryer sheets for dryer balls. Nellie's had me at their packaging.
Hable Construction's gorgeous prints make even the most utilitarian object a thing of beauty. This great hamper would turn the mundane task of doing laundry into something oh-so much more pleasant. Also available in espresso, clementine, and charcoal colors.
I don't dry clean anything. Really, I don't. This gadget would be super useful for those items I know I shouldn't wash and dry.
For a colorful addition to the closet, this hamper can't be beat. The eco-friendly bag is made by disabled and disadvantaged villagers in Cambodia from durable fabric originally used in feed and rice bags.
This little dustpan and brush set makes "God Save the Queen" go through my head. The Sex Pistols version. I have to think that this would make cleaning up a little less annoying than usual.
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