The wall behind this bathroom's glorious soaking tub is textured white tile. Paired with rustic details like the wood ladder (a fun way to hang towels) and woven side table, the look is multi-dimensional.
This Craftsman style waterfront home in Washington state is just as beautiful on the inside. The home library features plenty of space for relaxing, reading, and browsing the expansive catalog by using the wooden rolling ladder.
Not all nurseries have to be overly childish. With muted blue walls, a gray chevron-pattern rug and a framed map hanging on the wall, this baby’s room is as sophisticated as any adult’s bedroom. Two ladder shelves flank the white crib, displaying neatly arranged toys and accessories.
Repurposed ladders now serve as shelves to display meaningful objects, tchotkes and books to give this sitting area a personal, collected fell. An antique cane back chair, modern white side table and fiddle leaf fig tree create an inviting, eclectic corner sitting area.
A library ladder provides a fun and unique way to access high cabinets in this transitional kitchen. A white subway-tile backsplash brings a nice pattern to the solid finishes in the kitchen's design. Gray countertops complement the light gray walls.
It’s vital to blow out the pipes on an in-ground pool. Call a professional if you’re uncertain how to do this procedure—it’s what protects the water lines from freezing. Afterwards, plug the return jets and install a Gizzmo in the skimmer to prevent it from cracking. If you do these few tasks, you don’t have to drain the pool for winter unless you have ornamental tile edging the pool. In that case, drain water 4 inches below the tile.
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.