The possibilities are really almost limitless, but it is helpful to have some type of container you can use to place coins, and even occasionally paper bills, that you find in pants or other pockets before throwing them in the washing machine, and also whatever money you find after washing that accidentally slipped through.
Keep whatever you choose to hold the money you find close to wherever you're sorting clothes.
I suggest a laundry shelf close to your other supplies, as long as it isn't somewhere that will easily get knocked around which could cause the container to break.
The other possibility is to actually make your change jar part of the decor of your laundry room. You can buy a wall hanging, such as the one above which is on sale at Amazon, but honestly it doesn't have the best reviews although it looks really cute.
And once you see the ideas below shared by readers I really think you'll be able to make something yourself that looks just as cute and works even better!
Then, the only thing you'll have left to choose is whether when you collect the change it becomes yours, or you actually give it back to whoever left it in their pockets!
Here's a picture from a reader, Mary. She said, "Any monies found in the laundry go into our "Laundry Loot" piggy. When he is full, I take that money and buy something for the whole family, like a new rug or towels."
I like this idea! It is simple, but you can get your own piggy bank and even decorate it to match your laundry room decor.
Are Your Inspired To Get Organized Now?
I hope these pictures have given you some ideas for keeping the pocket change you find in your laundry contained.
I also hope it has gotten you in the mood to organize your laundry room. If so, I'd love for you to join the 52 Week Organized Home Challenge, where we tackle various parts of our home each week, and slowly, over the course of the year, get the whole place looking great!
In addition, do you have ideas for organizing your laundry room? If so I'd love to see your pictures or see what products you use. You can share your reviews and ideas here and I'll add them to the site.
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