A vintage work ladder purchased at a local antiques shop doubles as a display shelf, with rungs reworked to remain in the open position. A primitive pine chair with hand-braided rope seat provides additional seating.
A primitive grain scoop becomes decorative wall art when filled with a beeswax candle, made and purchased locally. “I believe that you shop where you live and you shop where you work,” says designer Victoria Lesser.
The original staircase newel post is paired with new railing and balusters to complete the staircase banister on the third floor. Originally purchased for outdoor spaces, rustic wall art, painted on reclaimed pine, seems most apropos in this family-friendly space.