I have wanted a laundry sorter for quite a while. Unfortunately, the only floor space I have is 21" next to my stacking washer/dryer and all the sorters I found were much bigger than that. Then one day, I thought about using a vertical stacking laundry sorter. I looked online and only found a few stacking laundry sorters and none of them fit my dimensions. So, if I really wanted one, my only option was to make my own.
So, I did. It took way longer than I thought and there were several times along the way I wanted to trash it. But, now that it's done, I'm really happy with it.
The cute fabric is from a sheet set and the frame is made with PVC pipe. I even added a little extra height at the top to hold empty hangers.
I used heat transfer vinyl to make the labels..
Here is the space before. I needed something that was open in the back in case we ever need to access our power. There isn't even a hook-up for a sink, so that cabinet just sat there and usually collected junk. It was pretty much wasted space.
The laundry sorter is a perfect fit and so much more useful!
After I set it up, I taught my kids where the different colors go. Now, they just need to remember to put them there instead of on their bedroom floor!
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