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Lovely Ladders

 

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There’s something a little magic about ladders … which is strange since they are such a utilitarian and commonplace object. Of course the Vintage Timber Ladders we have at quintessential duckeggBLUE are really too lovely for just utilitarian purposes and certainly not something you see everyday!

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Sourced in England and France our selection of ladders are perfect for display in the home which Vintage Timber Ladders seem to naturally lend themselves to.

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But before we talk display tactics lets return to the magic of ladders for a minute…

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Did you know that one of the first paintings of a ladder is a rock painting of two people trying to reach a wild honeybee nest to harvest honey?

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Did you know that many of advancements in construction of ladders were for the purposes of storing (and reaching) books by European monks?

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Did you know that when John Lennon and Yoko Ono first met it was at her art exhibition where he climbed a ladder which had a message at the top saying “Yes”… See we told you they were a bit magic!

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And apart from being a little magic, ladders are also extremely photogenic (have you noticed how many ladders they use in fashion shoots!)

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With all this going for them, it’s no wonder that ladders can be used as a fantastic display tactic in the home.

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They are perfect as shelving or to hang and display objects and lights, they are also a favourite in bathrooms to hang linen and towels …

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They are great in kitchens and living areas to reach high storage areas and shelves …

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They’re gorgeous in gardens to display pots and in the home to display magazines, shoes, scarves….

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But mainly we just love them as sculptural objects in themselves. Ahhh Lovely ladders … always elegant, always practical and just a little bit magic. Why not browse our selection of covetable Vintage ladders here or view in store today.

Posted on: 2th November , 2016
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