How can I use an old wood ladder in my decor?

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I was given an Old wood ladder about 5 feet high. I would love to use it as decor but not sure how to go about it. Thank You

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  • Craft Invaders Craft Invaders on Aug 12, 2019

    Here's some ideas from other Hometalkers

    https://www.hometalk.com/search/posts?filter=ladder

  • Emily Emily on Aug 12, 2019

    depends on the style of your house. You could use it as a towel rack, a rack for scarves, or magazines, or hang it and hang pots and pans from it or dish towels

    • Rita Rita on Aug 13, 2019

      Thank You for your quick response. What a Great Idea, I have Country Theme through out my home.

  • Edna Hurst Edna Hurst on Aug 12, 2019

    Lay ladder horizontally ( I have mine braced up about 4’ on each end and hang things e.g. seed basket, recycle containers, mop for drying, jackets/ mitts in winter.

    • Rita Rita on Aug 13, 2019

      Thank You for your advise. I have Country Theme throughout my home.

  • Cynthia H Cynthia H on Aug 12, 2019

    I think they look great with towels or quilts on the rungs.

    • Rita Rita on Aug 13, 2019

      Great Idea, Thank You! I have Country Theme through out my home.


  • Flipturn Flipturn on Aug 13, 2019

    Hang it from the ceiling to use as a laundry drying rack.

  • Regina Keimig Jenkins Regina Keimig Jenkins on Jun 01, 2021

    I have a wooden ladder that leans with blankets on it, I also have an old ladder that opens and stands. I have that leaning against a wall with plants.

  • Em Em on Jun 08, 2021

    I took a piece off of the top of mine and turned it sideways and made a shelf.

    You could lean it against the wall and hang throws or put a coating of clear poly on it and use it for towels in the bathroom.