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20 DIY Coat Rack Ideas

Hey Ladies!  Today I’m featuring 20 DIY coat rack ideas you can make for your own home.  Some of these rack tutorials are pretty over-the-top but you never know what will inspire something beautiful.  {{giggle}}


DIY Coat Rack

1.  Kate’s pretty paper coat rack –  How to make a coat rack out of a piece of wood and floral paper.
2. Headboard turned Coat Rack – Turk a rickety old headboard into a beautiful, and practical, coat rack.
3.  Eames Hang-It-All Inspired DIY Tutorial – A less expensive way to have your own fun an flirty coat rack for your home.
4.  Fence Post Coat Rack – Sand down the fencepost, base, and top, then paint each piece the same color.

Coat Rack

5.  Pretty Door Knob Coat Rack – If you don’t have enough places to hang your collection of Fall jackets, hats, and scarves, then you may be a good candidate for this DIY project.
6.  Ruler Coat Rack – How to make a vintage coat rack out of rulers.
7.  Yardstick Coat Rack – An easy tutorial on how to use yardsticks to create a coat rack with personality.
8.  Contemporary Coat Rack – It uses just two materials: a concrete base vessel and a series of wood rods with rounded edge tops.

DIY Coat Rack

More Rack Tutorials

9.  Enter Coat Rack, Exit Entryway Clutter – We used to have this old leaded window hanging in an opening between our dining room and entryway.
10.  Unfinished Cabinet Door Towel Rack – $3 cabinet door, a coat of primer, two coats of spray paint in a semi-gloss black and hooks.
11.  Beach Inspired Paddle Rack – I just love this paddle DIY rack with the crisp silver hooks.
12.  Tree Plywood Rack – This one just made me giggle so I couldn’t help but show it to you.  Wouldn’t this be fun in a playroom.

Tree Branch Coat Stand

Tree Branch Inspired Coat Stand

13.  Branch Rack – an entryway coat rack by screwing some vintage hooks into a branch that she found in the yard.
14.  Transform a Branch Into a Coat Rack – First, I’ll show you how to choose a branch and turn it into a coat rack. Then I’ll teach you how to make the base.
15.  Branch Hanging Coat Rack – If you have a narrow entryway or a shortage of closet space in your home, try this easy DIY as an alternative to traditional, free-standing coat racks.
16.  Rustic Peg Coat Rack – Using different sized branches, you can make a simple yet decorative coat rack that brings out the natural beauty of wood.

Baby Nursery Rack

Baby Nursery Rack Ideas

17.  Family Knob Rack – Use black and white photos of your family to create knobs for your a rack in your child’s room or to “assign” coats or backpacks for an entry way.
18.  Baby Nursery Coat Rack – The wooden, unfinished coat rack is from Hobby Lobby for just a couple dollars and simply spray painted it white.  Then attached the wooden animals.
19.  DIY An Amazing Animal Coat Rack – Sure you could probably use a more traditional hook or pull, but why when you can use that pointy zebra you’ve stepped on 900 times at 3 a.m.?
20.  Monogrammed Baby Nursery Coat Rack – An easy way to make a fun monogrammed but functional piece for a child’s room.

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  1. Sharon

    I am SO inspired by all the creativity!!!

  2. avg

    we gon’ party tonight

  3. Camden

    Love the idea of using photos of the kids to let them know which hook is theirs!

  4. nolagirl

    I was looking for a way to keep our dress up outfits out, this is perfect….

  5. Sheri

    I love the hanging branch idea for our backroom. It’s perfect because we live in the woods 🙂

  6. Matt

    Great ideas and excellent ways to save money!

  7. wall art

    There are many pieces to a house that can make it look elegant and stylish.

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