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There's a Stepladder in That Christmas Tree!

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One Christmas, I got the urge to do something a little off the wall, where trees are concerned.
Grabbing a ladder, I tried to stuff a small Christmas tree inside of it. Hmm... not big enough.
So I got out the big tree instead.
I'll tell you this... the day was not boring...
(this post was inspired by Eclectically Vintage's own amazing ladder tree at: http://eclecticallyvintage.com/2011/11/ladder-christmas-tree-2/
  • a unique stepladder christmas tree, christmas decorations, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor, There indeed is a stepladder on top of this Christmas tree
There indeed is a stepladder on top of this Christmas tree! Here's proof...
  • a unique stepladder christmas tree, christmas decorations, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
I had a brain storm. I was gonna stuff a tree inside the step ladder. But this one was too small. So I got the big one out instead. Would it actually work?
  • a unique stepladder christmas tree, christmas decorations, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor, The stepladder was PERFECT for the birdhouse star So perfect
The stepladder was PERFECT for the birdhouse star. So perfect.
  • a unique stepladder christmas tree, christmas decorations, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor, And you know junky decorations followed I think this metal plumb line is gorgeous
And you know junky decorations followed. I think this metal plumb line is gorgeous! :)
  • a unique stepladder christmas tree, christmas decorations, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor, I think this is a wash line wheel Or something As long as it s tarnished metal that works for me
I think this is a wash line wheel. Or something. As long as it's tarnished metal, that works for me!
Yes. The stepladder worked. Just don't ask me how long it took to take apart again...
Read more of the gruelling (but cool) story below...

To see more: http://bit.ly/FunkyJunkStepladderTree

Got a question about this project?

  • Jann Olson
    Jann Olson Alpine, UT

    I love rustic junk and this tree is so unique and creative. Thanks for sharing!

  • Kelly S
    Kelly S Bremerton, WA

    So totally awsome. Have a rusty rustic Christmas! There has to be a song in there somewhere.

  • Dianne
    Dianne Washington, DC

    So original!

  • Clinita Kolesar
    Clinita Kolesar Lady Lake, FL

    THIS ONE IS INGENIOUS. I HAVE AN OLD WOODEN LADDER, WILL PAINT IT 'GATOR' COLORS AND USE IT (OUTSIDE MY KITCHEN DOOR) FOR PLANTING HERBS. COMMENTS?

    • Meli
      Meli Switzerland

      Go Gators! :-)

  • Sharon La Tour
    Sharon La Tour Lexington, KY

    If I didn't know the ladder was there, i'd have never known. I love your tree! it's rustic and so cute!

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