One-Hour Blanket Ladder


I had a couple 2x4's kickin around the garage, so I decided to cut them up and make a blanket ladder with them. A blanket ladder is a fun and easy way to display or store blankets when your not bundled up in them. I made the ladder 54" tall with four 13" rungs attached to the middle. I turned the rungs a little bit so they were offset and using three inch screws, drove in four for each rung (two on each
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The Finished Product! The blankets are each from IKEA.
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I marked the side pieces evenly so I would know where to attach the rungs. I attached the rungs on one side, and then flipped it over and followed the marks and attached them to the other side.
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I pilot drilled the holes so the wood wouldn't split and so I could easily screw in my rungs.
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I drove in two screws on each side so the rungs wouldn't twist.
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I used DecoArt chalk paint in Yesteryear and Clear Wax to finish the ladder. I also used a sander and scuffed it up a bit.
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Then I hung my blankets and was done!
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Amanda Jones

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