Kmart laundry hamper hack creates 'beautiful' coffee table

Kristine Tarbert
·Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·2-min read

A woman’s ‘beautiful’ coffee table creation has stunned Kmart shoppers online after she completely transformed a simple laundry hamper for her home.

Pauline shared her idea in a popular Kmart Hacks group on Facebook, explaining how she used the department store’s open weave laundry hamper, took out the removable liner, and added the $8 wooden serving platter on top.

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Pauline used two Kmart products to create this coffee table. Photo: Supplied

“They are such nice good quality cane baskets it is a shame to just put laundry in them,” Pauline tells Yahoo Lifestyle, adding the wooden boarddoes fit snug”.

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Pauline’s post quickly attracted hundreds of comments from impressed shoppers, calling the coffee table ‘beautiful’ and ‘clever’.

“This is such a great hack,” one person said.

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From the Weave laundry basket and Wooden board. Photo: Kmart
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To this stunning coffee table. Photo: Supplied

It comes after another savvy Kmart shopper came up with a simple trick to turn her lounge armrest into an ‘instant coffee table’.

Also taking to a Kmart hacks Facebook group in July, the woman revealed she had slightly modified the store’s Wood Wide Serve Stand - generally used as a serving tray - and placed it over the armrest of her couch so she could have her cup of coffee directly next to her.

“$10 serving board from Kmart, re-drill the base to fit the arm of your couch and presto! A sturdy and stylish coffee holder,” she explained.

Fellow shoppers were quick to praise the hack.

“Love it. Stealing this idea, thank you,” one person commented.

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