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repurpose 7 days ago

Repurpose ladders into birdhouse stands!

Mount birdhouses on old ladders to create functional garden accents. I painted the ladders and the birdhouses in the same barn red to make them a grouping. They bring color to a shady area covered with ivy. Best of all, they are occupied!
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  • RentedMule
    RentedMule Lexington, KY
    I love birdhouses and ladders in the garden, I have a black ladder, great idea!
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  • Barb Rosen
    Barb Rosen Wilmington, DE
    Thanks for your sweet comment, RentedMule
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  • Linda B
    Linda B Trumbull, CT
    Love this!!
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  • Karl kimbrel
    Karl kimbrel Vandalia, OH
    for those that apparently have problems with animals climbing ladders to get to the birds and birdhouses...don't use the idea!! i think this is a beautiful use of an item that is being repurposed!! Good job ms. rosen!!
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  • Barb Rosen
    Barb Rosen Wilmington, DE
    Thanks very much, Karl!
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  • BHG
    BHG Middletown, NJ
    birdhouse stand AND cat feeder in one!!
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  • Barb Rosen
    Barb Rosen Wilmington, DE
    Sorry to disappoint, BHG , but that has not been a problem here at all!
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  • Debbie D
    I so want this.....
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  • Barb Rosen
    Barb Rosen Wilmington, DE
    Easy enough to do, Debbie D ! The painting took longer than the putting together : )
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  • Debbie D
    TY.....
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  • Alicia
    Alicia Westmoreland, NH
    I inherited a plain old rung ladder and sawed it in half. I hung an old rustic bird feeder at the top and have it in the middle of my lilac sprouts. Looks awesome!
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  • Barb Rosen
    Barb Rosen Wilmington, DE
    Thanks for sharing, it is awesome, Alicia !
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  • Alicia
    Alicia Westmoreland, NH
    I actually have two of them since I cut the ladder in half. The birds can sit on the rungs, so it's pretty neat!
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  • Timeless Interiors
    Timeless Interiors Bluffton, SC
    Fantastic idea, and very nice execution.
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