The rustic ladder called into duty as a towel rack was once used at apple-picking time in a French orchard; the antique wooden bowl displaying amber and clear glass toiletries on the round stool, in turn, began life as a place to make and knead dough. Warm gray paint on the vanity complements the wide tile on the floor.
A classic wood desk and ladder-back chair add country charm to this white office space. A hanging straw hat complements the country furniture, while metallic candlesticks with purple candles and sparkling glass drawer knobs bring a touch of bling to the old-fashioned desk.
The spacious entryway to this home opens to a gray interior with a stone focal wall. Wall sconces and a large ceiling fixture paired with large picture windows provide plenty of light. An industrial glass stair railing draws the eye up to a raised built-in shelving unit that can be accessed by rolling ladder.
Thick white trim creates a cohesive look in the open design of this home. The living room features a lime-green accent wall behind a large built-in shelving unit with a custom library ladder. A round wood coffee table echoes the rich wood of the hardwood floor, and a shag rug brings a soft texture to the room.
This living room was subdivided to create a bedroom, and a floating staircase was added to the newly extended second floor. The ladder in one corner and the tall, gold-framed mirror in the opposite corner showcase the room's high ceiling. Double doors open up to reveal the stylish master bedroom.
This updated living room features two gray sofas with several yellow and gray throw pillows. Two black ladder bookshelves are positioned on either side of one sofa, while a reclaimed wood coffee table adds a natural touch in the center of the room. A brown leather Eames chair provides a comfy reading spot.
This light-flooded living room with a wall of oversized windows is filled with comfortable furniture. Hardwood floors are covered with a large gray area rug and compliments the cushioned sectional sofa in darker gray. A wood and marble coffee table provides plenty of space for colorful decor. The room is accented with framed art and a wooden ladder with small potted houseplants.
Form and function expertly combine in this stunning townhouse kitchen. A wall of steel-framed interior windows provides practical division between the kitchen and dining room while adding an architectural focal point to the home. Floor-to-ceiling cabinets maximize the kitchen's limited square footage, and a track ladder provides easy accessibility while adding another point of interest to the dynamic space.
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.
The young occupants of this room got their dream beds with these clever bunks. Shelves behind each bed are an ideal spot for the boys to showcase trophies, trinkets and toys. A magnetic panel behind the ladder creates the perfect backdrop for the latest original works of art.
Meet The Minimalists, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus. After decades of climbing the corporate ladder and feeling dissatisfied despite owning a lot of stuff, Millburn and Nicodemus essentially decided to clear away the clutter that was consuming their lives. They came up with "minimalist challenges" to help eliminate the excess.
A living room isn't complete without books, and here Kay and Hooff layered the bookcase with art and antiques. The homeowners found the ladder and antiques in Paris, while the art is from TEW Galleries. This section is rounded out with Circa Lighting and a French chair covered in Larsen Mohair from Cowtan and Tout.
The first step in closing an in-ground pool is to remove things like a diving board, rails, ladder or safety ropes. Remove the eyeball fitting from all return lines. Take time to vacuum the pool floor and clean the walls and any steps. Skim the water surface as well. You want your pool to get covered in as clean a condition as possible.
On the wall opposite the bed in the master bedroom, a gallery wall displays the homeowner's professional photographs, adding interest and customization to the space. On the adjacent wall, a large window with airy curtains that math those in the living room lets in plenty of natural light, while a vintage ladder helps add rustic detail and provides a creative solution for hanging blankets in the space.
A custom library ladder is a fun accessory for the large shelving unit in this living room. The lime green pops nicely against the surrounding orange walls, and the room is unified with thick white trim. A tufted white sofa matches the trim, while wood tables blend with the hardwood floor. Midcentury-modern chairs with matching ottomans complete the space.
This playhouse provides a true retreat for kids with rough-sawn spruce wood making it a weather resistant space all their own. A large entrance provides easy access while a sliding corner door reveals a kid-size door as an easy extra exit. A wooden ladder leads to the second story loft above a fun chalkboard wall.
The soaking tub is the highlight of this black and white bathroom. With its updated brass faucet, the tub feels both traditional in appeal and unique and modern in comparison with the recent chrome and silver trend. A black ladder shelf holds towels, and a nearby black stool holds soap and decorative items. Black and white floor tile rounds out the classic but contemporary feel of the space.
For her shed, Sherrod went with a "desert sanctuary" theme. "I'm authentically drawn to the colors jade and coral, so I tied those in where possible," says Sherrod. "As an earthy, crunchy Scorpio, I am inspired by elements of nature, so you'll find cactus plants, live edge teak wood, white moonstones, selenite and quartz, a eucalyptus ladder, jute rug, kilim pillows and linen draperies."