Blanket ladders have been popular for a long time. They are a staple to decorating with farmhouse style. They aren’t just decorative, they’re functional. If you are looking to make one of your own, you will love this list of blanket ladders you can DIY.
When you think blanket ladder you automatically think farmhouse. Blanket ladders have come a long way and evolved to fit any interior design style.
You can make them industrial, modern, and contemporary, and yes, you can still make them in rustic farmhouse style.
They are functional and allow you to store and display your favorite blankets or quilts. They make it easy to grab a cozy blanket and snuggle up on the sofa on a chilly night.
Blanket ladders take up vertical space which makes them a great storage solution for small spaces. They can be decorated in so many different ways that they can easily be a statement piece in your space.
Let’s take a look at 20 DIY blanket ladders you can make. I know you’ll find one you will love to make for your space.
DIY Blanket Ladders
How to Make Baby Blanket Ladder
If you're looking for the perfect farmhouse-style decor element, check out this wood baby blanket ladder! Display cherished baby blankets and keepsakes with this easy farmhouse-style DIY.
We made this for our baby girl nursery and it was one of the best DIY's we did in that room. Read more for the tutorial to make your own!
DIY Blanket Ladder with Driftwood
If you love coastal decor you are going to love this driftwood blanket ladder! It's the perfect decor accent to add coastal style while giving you a place to display your favorite blankets.
Using driftwood for the ladder rungs is a unique and creative twist to the traditional construction of a blanket ladder and those brass clamps and a little extra flair.
Read more to learn how to make your own coastal inspired DIY blanket ladder.
Easy to Make DIY Blanket Ladder
Want a gorgeous rustic blanket ladder, but don't want to pay the hefty price to buy one? This tutorial is easy to follow and you'll have a blanket ladder for the fraction of the cost of a store bought one.
This ladder is made using 2x4s and a 2x6. I love that the rungs are attached at an angle giving it a more realistic ladder look.
Read more to learn how to make your own.
DIY Wood Blanket Ladder
Make your own modern blanket ladder using dowels and 1x3 common boards. This DIY blanket ladder can be made in as little as 30 minutes plus drying time if you decide to paint yours.
I love the black and white finish on this ladder, it gives it a great modern feel, but you could paint yours.
Read more to make your own.
DIY Blanket Ladder for less than $10
Make this DIY blanket ladder for less than $10! Yes, you can make your own farmhouse style blanket ladder for under $10.
A couple of 1x2s and a 2x4 is all you need to make your own. Pre-drill holes for wood screws and put yours together in no time.
Read more to see how to make your own.
DIY Blanket Ladder Made with 2 x 4s
For less than $25 you can make this traditional-style blanket ladder for yourself. It will be a great decor piece in the living room, bedroom, or anywhere else you want to use it.
Made from 2x4s, carriage bolts hold it all together and give it a vintage ladder look.
Read more to learn how to build your own.
DIY Copper Blanket Ladder
I love this unique DIY blanket ladder. It's unlike any I have ever seen and it's modern industrial design will look great in with any decor style.
You will need copper pipe, pressure tees, and tube caps to make your own. You can make one just like this for under $100.
Read more to learn how to make your own DIY copper blanket ladder.
DIY Blanket Ladder (using 2 Tools!)
You can make this cute blanket ladder using just two tools! It's a great beginner woodworking project.
You'll need a miter saw and a drill/driver to put this DIY blanket ladder together. Add a trendy dip-dyed paint effect to the bottom in the color of your choice.
Read more to learn how to make this modern home decor piece.
Cheap & Easy DIY Blanket Ladder
Making this cheap and easy DIY blanket ladder can be done for just $10! It will look great in your living space for storing and displaying your most loved blankets.
You'll need 1x3s and if you don't have any power tools you can still make this for your home.
Read more to learn how to make this blanket ladder without any power tools.
DIY Blanket Ladder
You need just wood glue and nails to build this super easy DIY blanket ladder. It's a simple project that adds great farmhouse style to your space.
The rustic style of this ladder features 2x4 and 1x4 boards that will give you a great place to store and display your favorite blankets.
Modern DIY Blanket Ladder
It's not just the paint finish that gives this blanket ladder it's modern style. The A-frame design is what really gives it a unique look that will be a great addition to any decor style.
Made from 2x2s and dowels, this DIY blanket ladder is easy to make and will give you a stylish decor piece to display your favorite blankets anywhere in your home.
Read more to see how to make this for yourself.
Super Simple DIY Blanket Ladder
You will need 1x3 boards and carriage bolts to make this DIY blanket ladder. It's a super easy DIY project that you make in an hour or less.
Spray painted carriage bolts give it a special accent. You can make them any color you want to match your home decor.
Read more to learn how to make this easy blanket ladder DIY.
DIY Blanket Ladder Using Bamboo
A blanket ladder in the bathroom for towels is a genius idea, but you don't want water or humidity to affect your ladder. Make it from bamboo!
Leather cording holds it all together for a great towel organizer for your bathroom.
Read more to see how to make it yourself!
DIY Blanket Ladder
A DIY blanket ladder with decorative L-shaped corner guards will add rustic charm to any space you use it in.
This blanket ladder is assembled using pocket hole joinery for good solid construction, but if you don't have a pocket hole jig you can attach the rungs using wood screws instead.
Read more to learn how to make this blanket ladder DIY.
DIY Blanket Ladder with Repurposed Spindles
You don't have to build completely from scratch to make your own blanket ladder. Consider upcycling old spindles to make your own.
This DIY blanket ladder was made using scrap wood and spindles and it was totally free to make for this creator. What a creative way to make a blanket ladder for displaying favorite blankets.
Read more to see how this DIY blanket ladder comes together.
DIY Blanket Ladder for Cheap
A blanket ladder uses vertical space for storage and display making it a great decor solution for small spaces.
You can't see the rungs of this DIY blanket ladder, but they are made using galvanized pipe and pipe caps creating an industrial farmhouse style. Spray paint the pipe and caps black and put it together.
Read more to see how to make this DIY industrial farmhouse style blanket ladder for your space.
DIY Contemporary Blanket Ladder
If farmhouse style isn't your jam, try this contemporary DIY blanket ladder instead.
1x2s and round dowels are used to create this West Elm knock off blanket ladder. For just $17 in materials, you can make your own. I love the color block finish and the asymmetrical design.
Read more to build your own and save $$.
$5 Blanket Ladder
This blanket ladder is 6 feet tall and can hold up to six blankets for display and storage.
You can make this one with straight legs or you can angle them to make it easier to lean against the wall.
Read more for the tutorial to make you own.
Leaning Blanket Ladder
This blanket ladder is 8 feet tall and can be used for storing and displaying favorite blankets, quilts, or other treasured items.
A floor to ceiling blanket ladder will help draw the eye up and make a space feel larger. It makes a huge statement next to this fireplace.
Read more to build your own floor to ceiling DIY blanket ladder.
30 Minute DIY Blanket Ladder
Make this blanket ladder in just 30 minutes and add farmhouse style anywhere in your home.
Made from 2x2s using pocket hole joinery, this DIY blanket ladder is an easy beginner DIY project.
Read more to learn how to put this blanket ladder together for your home.
All of these blanket ladders are easy DIY projects that anyone can make.
Which one is your favorite?