20+ Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Home Decorating

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

We went up to the North of California and came cross some antiques for home and interior decoration, and found that old vintage ladders were one of the things being used again and again as part of creative displays. I’ve never thought about it before that ladders can be so extremely versatile. With some creativity and a little know-how, a plain old ladder can be transformed into something beautiful and useful! Here are 16 ways to transform a ladder into a unique decorative item. Now I know how to use our old ladder for our bathroom, and you?

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A vintage ladder becomes an instant conversation piece when suspended from the ceiling and used for hanging lanterns20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home DecoratingLiz of Savvy Seasons (now The Tuscan Home) decorated her vintage ladder for the season by wrapping it with grapevines and autumn leaves. 20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

Adding baskets to the steps of a ladder for an awesome way to store your towels via Iron Accents.

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

Adding shelving boards to the steps of a ladder is a great way to create unique kitchen shelving via Jenny Allsorts | Marie Claire.

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20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

To create more shelving space, place two ladders side by side and add distressed shelves across the rungs, as was done in this home office decorated by Matilda Rose Interiors.

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

A wall-mounted ladder makes the coolest bookshelf via Etsy –naturallycre8tive!

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

A vintage ladder is the perfect way to display framed photos via Mias Interior!

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Try cutting down a ladder to make a cute bathtub tray via Willow Decor.

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

A hanging ladder also makes a wonderful herb-drying rack via Homesteading In Maine.

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

Keep your shoes organized with an old ladder via Nina Holst / Stylizmo.

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

A ladder makes an excellent towel rack via Funky Junk Interior!

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

A ladder can also be used as an indoor planter via shelterness!

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home DecoratingOld ladders are also perfect spots for plants, both inside your home or outside.20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

String lights from a hanging ladder to create a beautiful and unique light feature via Alexandra Design Finds.

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

A wall-mounted ladder makes the perfect coat rack for any entryway via Pinterest.

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If you don’t have a Christmas tree on hand, a ladder makes a great substitute via Funky Junk Interiors.

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

A small vintage ladder makes a cute end table via Julie Blanner | Pottery Barn!

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home DecoratingHanging a group of simple mason jars filled with candles, as Beth shows us on her blog Unskinny Boppy.20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home DecoratingA suspended ladder can also be used as a unique pot rack, as shown by Sarah of A Beach Cottage 20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

If you don’t have the right place for a ladder in your kitchen or family room, I found several creative ways to incorporate one into the décor of your bedroom. Laurel from Chipping with Charm used a vintage ladder to create a unique canopy for her bed – amazing!

20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home DecoratingAnne at White Lace Cottage created a unique decorative element by placing a vintage ladder across the top of two open cabinets in her kitchen. 20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

This ladder wall shelf, also from Donna @ Funky Junk was featured in Country Woman magazine!20 Creative Ways to Use Ladders for Vintage Home Decorating

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