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decorative linen closet with hanging towel bars - bh&g via atticmag

Linen Closet Looks

From a small cupboard to a large open area there are numerous options for organizing linens. Linen storage is one of those do-your-best propositions because houses often lack really ample space for stashing sheets, pillows and extra blankets for every bed, or towels for each bath. Unless you’re lucky enough to have an old house […]

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Fitted Laundry Rooms

Fitted means built in and that’s the direction laundry rooms are taking these days. When I was designing my laundry room I knew I was going with front loaders because my main priority was the longest possible counter for folding clothes. During the previous year before the renovation, I’d had a laundry room with no […]

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Miele washer water temperature chart

Miele Fans Washing Machine Cheat Sheet

Atticmag’s “blog-sumer” opinions and tips for best results with Miele front loading washers. Earlier this year, Mr. AM accidentally knocked over a drip filter cone of hot espresso coffee that was brewing on the counter. The scalding liquid and fine grounds splattered all over the front of his chinos. Fortunately he wasn’t burned but the […]

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Hidden Laundry Appliances

Custom cabinets to conceal the washer and dryer. The set up for this laundry room is perfect for a walk-through space or one seen from the main living area.  Custom cabinets are painted a soft gray color that compliments the slate tile floor.  I’m seeing more rooms completely painted (walls, trim and ceiling) in one […]

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country cottage laundry room with skirted counter from Patina White

Charming Cottage Laundry Room

Simple details change a space, taking a chore from drab to fab. Were it not missing a window, one would never suspect this vintage inspired laundry space was located in a basement.  Homeowner Beth Schaleben started by selecting the perfect perk-me-up color based on Devine Color’s “Steamer” she had seen in a magazine.  The skirted […]

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