Laurey W. Glenn / Styling: Lisa Powell
Efficient design and a little construction turned this long hallway into a full-service laundry zone. Three lower cabinet doors pull open to reveal plastic-coated wire hampers. The open-sided bins allow soiled clothes and damp towels to breathe which prevents mildew between wash loads.
Trinity Edwards and his wife, Bridget Kennedy-Edwards, fell in love with the character of their older Shreveport home, but not with its lack of modern amenities. How could a house without a laundry room keep up with the demands of a busy family?
Fortunately, the young couple could see the home's potential and had the skills to make the most of a small space. Trinity, a lead carpenter with a remodeling company, did most of the work himself and turned a long, wide hallway into a laundry area.