Looking for a quick storage option? Or perhaps a lighting base? Consider repurposing an old ladder as a side table or accessories piece. Here are four simple ideas to recreate at home.
Above: Originally seen on Living Etc., a tall ladder propped next to a sink provides plenty of towel storage in the bath.
At Mint in Mill Valley, owner Cecile Ruby Won displays dresses on a large wooden ladder; consider the same if you’re lacking closet space.
Above: A ladder makes for the perfect lamp base for an industrial clip-on light, via My Second Life.
Above: For an impromptu bedside table; consider a vintage painter’s stepladder, which is tiered for books and personal goods. Above (R): A version similar to this vintage model can be found on Ebay or Etsy.