Old Metal Ladder Turned Into a Storage Rack

October 1st, 2012 in member junk     
chippingcharm Laurel Putman, contributor
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I bought this metal  ladder at an occasional store a while back.  I was thinking it would be great  for display at shows.

Until I realized my son  needed some hooks in his room. So I flipped it upside down and  backwards...and a fun hook rack was born.

I just used a little wire  to hang it...

...which also made a  great spot to display some art work.

A bike basket tied on  with twine is a good place to stash some books.

I made this little canvas  chalkboard by painting over an old faded canvas picture with gray paint and then  with chalkboard paint.  Great to add a message for our little  Jedi.

And there you go...up off the floor, for now ;)

My son needed a "little" help getting organized in his room.  This old metal ladder did the trick...function and fun.  He LOVES it!!


Pattern or design used: My own design - Laurel Putman...Chipping with Charm
posted in: member junk, metal, ladder, re-purpose, storage, hook rack

Comments (8)

Stile writes: clever idea, and something I could use in either creating 'his' man cave or my 'woman's room'. Posted: 10:46 am on October 29th
dylanbarb writes: Great to see that you can do whole lot things with the junk with you...Trying to look what I can make through the junk stored in my yard!!

leased line Posted: 4:16 am on November 19th
annebell writes: That's so cool, Laurel! I love the basket you added, too. Posted: 4:04 pm on October 14th
LloydsLandingofSears writes: Great for a boys' room! ~Mary~ Posted: 7:03 pm on October 7th
suewhitney writes: Ver cool (as usual) Miss Laurel. LOVE!!

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 5:45 am on October 7th
SalvagedSpaces writes: Ohhh I love this! Great job on this one! Posted: 1:21 pm on October 5th
gadgetsponge writes: You're a genius. You definitely see things in alternative perspectives. Great job again! Posted: 8:05 am on October 4th
NDJunkGirl writes: Love it! Perfect for ANY room! Hope you are enjoying fall, Laurel!

-Andrea Posted: 11:45 am on October 3rd
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