How To Decorate, Dominate and Delight with Laundry

1. Add an instant pop of colour to an otherwise drab interior by throwing your bright laundry on the couch, bed or coffee table. (You've probably seen my funny laundry meme below. It's gone 'proper viral' but most people have cropped my name off it. This was originally posted on my previous business brand 'Outie' on the blog.

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2. Create an extra 'comfy chair' for unexpected guests by throwing a sheet over your laundry, tucking in the edges and pretending it is a bean bag.

This bean bag image is courtesy of heavy.com. So much comfort!

This bean bag image is courtesy of heavy.com. So much comfort!

3. Give extra life to your couch cushions by stuffing some of your excess laundry in when no one is looking.

These perfectly placed pillows might benefit from a bit of extra stuffing. No? (image credit: decoist.com)

These perfectly placed pillows might benefit from a bit of extra stuffing. No? (image credit: decoist.com)

4. Add height to your driving position by sitting on the laundry you find in your car.

Gertrude wasn't always this tall...

Gertrude wasn't always this tall...

5. Heap laundry into interesting shapes and invite your children to join in the creativity.

This sculpture in Lyon is actually an ode to small people offering their creative help with epic loads of laundry.

This sculpture in Lyon is actually an ode to small people offering their creative help with epic loads of laundry.

6. Roll laundry into a long sausage and use as a stylish and discrete draught stopper.

Laundry can be much more useful than it seems at first and can be easily transformed into a stylish (and economical) draught stopper.

Laundry can be much more useful than it seems at first and can be easily transformed into a stylish (and economical) draught stopper.

7. Reassign random socks to use as decor items or new coverings for vases.

The team at designsponge.com are on to something... or are they?

The team at designsponge.com are on to something... or are they?

8. Lay your laundry out on the floor and invite friends over to make laundry angels.

Why wait for Winter and snow when you can make laundry angels all year round?

Why wait for Winter and snow when you can make laundry angels all year round?

9. Fold white shirts perfectly and use them as a scandi interior design accessory or feature wall.

You would have to REALLY love folding shirts. Me? No way. I don't even believe in ironing... but I am always up for a design challenge!

You would have to REALLY love folding shirts. Me? No way. I don't even believe in ironing... but I am always up for a design challenge!

10. Throw your smalls onto lighting fixtures to infuse a fun and carefree aesthetic into home decor (and make all of your friends think that your sex life is awesome).

Just when you thought your designer lighting fixture couldn't get any cooler, simply add a well-placed touch of laundry to add polish to your fun and carefree design style.

Just when you thought your designer lighting fixture couldn't get any cooler, simply add a well-placed touch of laundry to add polish to your fun and carefree design style.

 

This list of handy dandy laundry decorating tips is brought to you by Katrina Ward - the creator of 'that laundry decorating meme' who likes to think outside the box, draws every day and is always on the look out for a good joke.

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