Blanket Ladder

Simple storage or artful decor? How about both? Follow these steps to easily transform basic wooden dowels into a ladder that lets you store and display your blankets. And when it’s time to cozy up on the couch, you’ll know just where to find something to snuggle up with.

Materials & Tools

  • 4 copper pressure tees - diameter 1 inch
  • 8 wooden dowels, 1-inch diameter (example used two 30 inches, four 12 inches, two 6 inches, one 20 inches, one 19 inches, one 18 inches)
  • 4 copper caps, 1-inch diameter
  • 2 rubber floor protectors for feet
  • Wood glue
  • Blankets



  • Paint or stain the wood before assembling the ladder, if you want a different look. Or use different metal for the tees and caps.