Raise your hand if you can multitask. If you raised your hand while reading the rest of the first sentence, bravo! You can truly multitask. Chew gum and walk down the street. Text and talk to the person in front of you. Listen to music and read. Rub your belly and pat your head. Hold and baby on your hip and cook a meal. I could go on and on and include multitasking occupations that should land you a guaranteed position on the next season of America’s Got Talent as a serious finalist contender.
Who will you be contending against? Seven of your ordinary basic home essentials who seem to have supernatural powers of dual purpose. They were once just necessary obstacles in your room, but time and dedication have perfected them to be versatile and exclusive showstoppers.
Now is as good as a time as ever to meet them? Ladies and gentlemen I give you …
1. The Handsome Hamper
Project by Elsie+Emma from a beautiful mess
While they mostly are cloth, rattan or plastic they rarely are matched to the fabrics and lumber of our room, thus making them an obvious eyesore. Let’s try to change that by giving your hamper a decorative edge. For your eclectic, street sign theme take an old metal trashcan and paint it your desired color. Line it with fabric and that easily your hamper servers two purposes.
This should give you an idea how you repurpose a household item into a dual purpose hamper; one of decorative and theme binding and of course for all those grass stained jeans.