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.
To prevent the master bathroom from feeling too stark, the designers outfitted the space with some warm wood elements. In the corner, a ladder keeps towels on hand, while a wood stool gives the owners a spot for candles.
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.
Bring an industrial touch to your home by wrapping wooden ladders with colored lights. This can also work as an alternative to a Christmas tree for use inside industrial spaces. For a tree alternative, consider 8-foot to 10-foot ladders, then use the space below the ladder to pile gifts.
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.
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.
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.
A stick strung to the exposed ceiling beams creates a simple but attractive hanging rack for coat and clothes storage next to the black front door. Free floor space between the wall and the striped black and white rug is perfect for setting aside boots, creating a homemade mudroom. A wood ladder leaning against the wall displays a tapestry collection adding neutral tones and great texture to the space.