A wooden ladder makes for easy porch decor! Try one of these ladder decor ideas for your porch or yard.
Build your own blanket ladder or angled decorative ladder, and see more indoor ladder decor ideas here.
Ladder Decor Ideas for Your Porch or Yard
Patriotic Porch Ladder
This gorgeous idea, by Etsy seller TreasuresbyBetsy, simply wraps an American flag down the length of a vintage ladder. Beautiful and simple!
You could add a punch of color by using regular fabric in place of the flag, too.
See more patriotic red-white-and-blue decor ideas for the 4th of July.
Welcoming Porch Ladder
Add a chalkboard or welcome sign to a ladder for an easy welcoming porch like Primitive and Proper did. (More easy porch decor ideas here.)
Learn to make your own easy chalkboard welcome sign.
Porch Flower Ladder
Daisies and ferns are so perfect for this rustic branch ladder at Ashbee Designs!
A few rustic wood buckets and faux floral stems make this spring ladder flower pot planter shine on Tatertots and Jello’s front porch.
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From My Front Porch to Yours used wire baskets to hold potted flowers for her front porch flower ladder decor — easy peasy!
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Outdoor Ladder Flower Pot Hanger
Going vertical is a great idea for the garden and flower beds, too! This hanging vertical planter takes an easy to build wood ladder and adds flower pots for a burst of color along the fence. See how to make it with Angela Marie Made featured here.
You’ll also love this vertical cedar monogram flower planter!
Backyard Ladder Planter
This ladder style planter leans against the fence and can serve as a trellis or pot hanger! And, smarty pants Sugar and Cloth used a premade handrail — no building required!
You could also repurpose a crib rail or an old banister for the same garden ladder style.
Outdoor Ladder Chandelier with Lanterns
For an outdoor dining area, this hanging ladder filled with lanterns is great for style and for adding some ambiance after dark! (by Top This Top That)
Use battery powered candles like this DIY outdoor chandelier, or for a place with direct sunlight, opt for solar lanterns.
See more easy outdoor lighting ideas here.
Outdoor Dining Area Organizing
For an outdoor dining area or barbecue, baskets on a ladder make for an easy way to organize plates, utensils, and other necessities, like Love and Renovations did here. Great idea for small backyard!
See our tips and picks for baskets to hang on ladders here.
For more budget-friendly outdoor dining ideas, see how we revamped our patio using paint and IKEA finds.
Vertical Garden Planter Ladder
Plant an entire garden in this vertical garden found at Capper’s Farmer! A sturdy ladder and some S hooks and bins are all it takes.
Related Reading: DIY Suspended Vertical Garden // IKEA Hack Vertical Planter Shelf
Christmas Porch Ladder Decor
I love pivoting everyday decor to Christmas decor — and a ladder on the porch makes it so easy! Hang ornaments with a pine swag like this (original source unknown):
How to Make Your Own Fresh Evergreen Swag
or add some fresh pine boughs for a super festive Christmas porch ladder. Isn’t Ashbee Designs’ arrangement wonderful?! It even has lights!
See more Christmas ladder decor ideas here.
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