Do you plan on redecorating your home or simply adding some new features? You can make your home fresher and renewed by simply adding or removing some items, for example: changing the ornaments, removing the carpet during the hot summer days, adding fresh plants etc. The professional designers say ” The devil is in the details”, so you should focus on changing little things in your home, like incorporating your old rustic ladder. The rustic ladder can be used in so many different ways. You can store items such as towels, books and clothes, you can display your favorite ornament collection, scroll down for more ideas on how to use your old rustic ladder.
1. Rustic Ladder Lighting
This is an original and minimalist way to use your ladder to lighten your room. It is very simple to make, just find your rustic ladder and get some lights (you can use your Christmas lights). Wrap the lights around the ladder and lean the ladder on the wall. Plug in the lights and enjoy the new room atmosphere you created.
2. Functional Stowaway
Decorate small vertical walls with your rustic ladder. Pick a color of your choice and paint the ladder (optional), lean the ladder on a wall in your toilet near the toilet seat and use it for placing newspapers, toilet paper, towels and even small potted flowers.
3. Display Your Favorite High Heels
Women love having their favorite shoes near them. High heels aren’t made to be stored in the closet, they are worthy displaying. Your rustic ladder can help you to do that! Simply lean the ladder on a wall and hang your heels on the rung of the ladder. This will give your bedroom a more feminine feeling.
4. Ladder Book Shelf
If you own this type of two-sided wooden ladder then you have the perfect shelf-material! Simply wide open the ladder and insert platforms (wooden, glass etc.) on three levels or more. Careful when placing ornaments and books, make sure both sides are balanced.
5. Kitchen Pot Rack
Do you own lot’s of kitchen pots but don’t have a place to store them? Is your kitchen too crowded with dishes that you feel you are suffocating? Don’t worry, a hanging rack will do the trick. Hang your ladder on the kitchen ceiling and using hooks organize all your kitchen pots, it looks vintage and it is useful, as it will free you lot’s of space.
6. “Blooming Ladder” In The Dining Room
This is the perfect way to bring spring to your home. A “blooming look” is just what you need to freshen your dining room. Dining rooms often times can be the most boring rooms in the house to decorate, but with this ladder project we guarantee everyone including you will be impressed. Simply paint your wooden ladder (optional) and hang it on the dining room ceiling. As the seasons change, decorate it with specific flower arrangements.
7. Balcony Flower Stand
A fun way to organize your flowers and plants on your balcony or in your yard is with this wooden ladder flower stand. Paint your ladder in a fun and eye-catchy color such as bright yellow, hot pink or green. Paint the platforms that you will be using to place the flower pots.
8. Horizontal Shelf
Another way to convert your old ladder in to a shelf, is to place it horizontally on your wall. This can be a little more tricky then leaning the ladder on your wall, but it sure is original and exciting. This way the ladder rungs will keep the books safe from falling.
9. Ladder Frame Holder
It is not common to see this kind of frame holder, it will give your room a vintage look. Place the ladder vertically on your wall. Get some old picture frames made out of wood and hang them using twine on the ladder rungs. You can even make a family tree by placing family group pictures on each ladder.
10. Ladder Bedside Table
If you have one of these small wooden ladders then turn them in to a bedside table. Simply place the ladder beside your bed, add a lamp, your favorite books, small ornaments that can stand on the ladder rungs and you have your own rustic bedside table.