For an eclectic, collected-over-time look on bookcases, Emily Henderson, host of HGTV's Secrets From a Stylist, likes to create balance without symmetry. To achieve the look, pepper books, objects and artwork throughout the shelves.
Yes you want the house to sell itself but often times what attracts the buyer is what they see such as special additions that make the space particularly unique. This one of a kind bookshelf with wood ladder is an example of added character that attracts buyers.
Turn that rickety old ladder into a showcase for colorful plants and herbs. Karla Holley of Small Town Rambler spray-painted her wooden ladder in pastel blue then adorned it with a variety of pretty pots and planters. The ladder can also be used to store garden tools and potting soil.
Doing the laundry just got a bit more enjoyable thanks to this clever ceiling-mounted clothes drying rack. All you need is a wooden ladder and some supplies, and you can put the fifth wall in your laundry room to work.
Black and white zigzag headboards are an eye-catching touch in the HGTV Smart Home 2012 kids' bedroom. Green coverlets and gooseneck lamps add pops of fresh color while a wooden ladder and bucket pulley system keep the loft area stocked with supplies.
A loft-style bed is made with yellow sheets and can be accessed with a wood ladder. Supports for the bed are made with dressers and shelves, which are used to display and store books, photographs and toys. Beneath the bed is the perfect homework nook complete with a chair and lamp.