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

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