I hated the 'clutter' that was in our laundry room. In our old house, we had a separate room just for laundry, and so I could shut the door. Here, our laundry room is off the kitchen, and the pantry is off of it to the left, or you can go straight out to the garage.
We feed the dogs in the pantry, so there is no shutting the door to the laundry room without a major upheaval! And, since the dog's outnumber (and out weigh) the humans....
I'm not sure how I found Sherry and John over at Young House Love, but I'll be honest, I've added their blog as one of the tabs that opens up every time I start Internet Explorer!
They have done a ton of projects around their house, but this is the most recent one I copied. Imitation is the highest form of flattery right!
We had this matchstick curtain from our base house, but haven't had a place to hang it in the two houses since then! Pave, on several occasions, tried to throw it away, but I wouldn't have it. I always screamed
I was afraid of just hanging it directly into the ceiling, even with anchors, because where the hangers were for the blind, there was a stud no where near them! I just got a 1''x 3'' board and used screws wherever there was a stud.