A Star Wars Inspired Laundry Helper

A Star Wars Inspired Laundry Helper

Sarah Rae Smith
Dec 15, 2011

It's not often you see men taking their clothes off when you mostly read home decor blogs. Scary right? Well look past the guy and check out the cardboard laundry helper behind him. Can you guess what Star Wars character it was inspired by?

We checked in at IKEA Hackers where we ran across Pierre Vedel who has created this no-fail laundry idea. Basketball hoops over your laundry is for regular joes as this set up was inspired by the Sarlacc Pit from Star Wars.

Although it is probably geared toward grown men who have trouble hitting the hamper, we think it could be a fun way for kids as well. It's made from a regular piece of cardboard and it's only a few folds, bends and pieces of tape away from completion — unless you want to really make it look like the Sarlacc Pit!

Other options might be duct tape (arrows? stripes?), paint or shelf liner. You can see it in action over at IKEA Hackers or from Pierre's blog for more in depth full action shots (we promise it stays G rated).

(Image: Pierre Vedel)

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