Get Creative When Decorating and Staging With any Type of Ladder!
When you think about a ladder, you might associate it with interior design trend. But the use of ladders in decorating is not new around the world. You can find them in country homes all around France and England. The only interior ladders were for libraries, but there is so much you can do to step up your decorating and design skills with a simple ladder. Check out these ideas for inspiration.
Using ladders in the bathroom has grown in popularity. Replacing the traditional towel rack. The ladder is becoming a charming way to hold your bath towels.
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This bathroom uses a small step ladder to hold two neatly rolled towels. The colorful flower arrangement brings elegance to the space.
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This homeowner uses a larger ladder to create an appealing towel rack. Create an attractive focal point by using crisp white towels with a rustic wreath on top.
We love the creativity of this homeowner. She created a vertical storage space in her bathroom and used a library ladder to access it.
Black paint on this wooden ladder creates an upscale look in this bathroom. A set of gray towels and gray rug creates balance in this black and white bathroom.
Shelf ladders are not just for the living room. This wooden shelf ladder is used to display a variety of delightful accessories. A natural color palette of browns, greens, and whites create a relaxing environment for this homeowner.
Living Room Display
This is probably the most commonly used design. Using a ladder to display your most cherished items is a very popular home decorating trend.
This homeowner uses a ladder shelf to display pictures and treasured mementos.
Here is a very unique way to display your flowers. This homeowner used an old wooden ladder to decorate her living room. Using antique metal water pitchers.
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Cozy blankets are a staple during the cold winter nights. A pretty way to store these bulky blankets is with a ladder. This display is so adorable and keeps the blankets within arms reach.
Ladders have often been used in outdoor decor to display potted plants. Thanks to the farmhouse movement, more ladders are being used indoors to display houseplants too.
Check out this rustic wooden ladder display layered with potted air plants. A piece of driftwood helps to frame this photo, and the gorgeous orchids bring a pop of color to this primitive display.
Take some wooden shadow boxes and a ladder and what do you get? This adorable display of greenery for inside your home. Placed by a sunny window, this ladder display takes indoor greenhouse to a whole new level.
Create a Bookshelf
Using a ladder as a bookshelf is a great design addition. This living room is a cozy place to curl up on the couch and read. Having a bookshelf neatly arranged.
Using a set of ladders and some simple plywood, this homeowner created a unique display for their music and art.
Create a nightstand for two with a ladder. This homeowner even takes it a step further and uses clamp lights to create night time reading lights.
This old wooden ladder has created the perfect pairing of a nightstand and farmhouse style.
In the Kitchen
These cabinets are a great display area for unique serving pieces. This wooden ladder in the kitchen makes it easy to access them when entertaining.
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Whether the interior is light or dark, ladders in the kitchen are still fashionable. If you are wondering what they do with it then you need it out of the way, most will roll into a corner on the sliding rail.
Old-fashioned Library Ladder
Thanks to Joanna Gaines and the show Fixer Upper, library ladders are making a comeback in interior design. You don’t need an extensive library or mansion to copy this style either.
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We hope these ways to use a ladder in your home’s interior design layout are helpful and inspire you to step outside the box and try a new design style with ladders.