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DIY $6 Decorative Ladder

dECO LADDER

This decorative DIY is an inexpensive way to add a subtle touch of farmhouse charm with very little effort or time.

DIY Deco Ladder

dECO LADDER

DIY Farmhouse Decorative Ladder

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Difficulty Very Easy

Materials

  • Three glass bottles with thin necks (these are from Dollar Tree)
  • Three Bushes of Lavender or your choice of flowers
  • One bottle of stain (I used an oak gel stain)
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Twine
  • Staple Gun
  • Four Canvas (or wood Frames)
  • Craft plier
  • Small paint brush

Tools

  • Glue Gun
  • Pliers
  • Staple Gun
  • Paint Brush

Instructions

  1. Separate Canvas from wooden frame, using pliers
  2. From only two of the four canvas, remove one of the shorter sides of the frame using pliers leaving two of the frames; three sided
  3. Gel stain or paint frames front, back and sides.-let dry
  4. Hot glue all of the frames together, leaving the two with open framing for the top and bottom of the ladder
  5. Secure ladder additionally, by using a staple gun in the back, securing two frames at a time stapling from one side to the other, I used three staples per row.
  6. Once framing is secured, cut three strands of jute, with enough length to go around the neck of the bottle, and around the back of two frames, cut a little extra jute to allow for hanging,
  7. Start tying jute around the neck of the decorative bottle and lap one piece of jute over the top of two frames and one coming up from the bottom, then double tie then together in the back of each securing them tightly.
  8. Repeat step 7 in a zigzag pattern, one tied to left next tied to right and last to left.
  9. Add your choice of flowers to finish off the project

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