Storage & Organization
10 Ingenious DIY Hat and Coat Racks
Funky, fun and fabulous—these ingenious ideas for DIY coat and hat racks mean you’ll never get stuck using a boring coat rack again!
You can create your own unique DIY coat rack from pipes, fittings and hooks, or you can buy this rack in one of 10 different finishes!
Photo: Courtesy of TMDGZN
Faux Antler Rack
This DIY coat rack looks just like a real antler, but it’s made of polyresin. If you have a real antler and you like the look, give that antler a job holding up your coats and hats.
For more ways to use what you already have, check out these 80 old items fantastically fit for repurposing.
Photo: Courtesy of Black Forest Decor
Sleek DIY Hat Rack
Clear up entryway clutter with a simple coat and hat rack that you can build in about an hour. Use the types of hooks that fit the items you want to hang. Check out the complete how-to instructions, here.
Vintage Skis Coat Tree
Create something useful out of old wooden skis! This coat tree would look perfect in a cabin, lodge or any other rustic setting.
One of our readers made a bench out of old skis. Check it out, here.
Photo:: Courtesy of Vintage Snow
A piece of reclaimed wood with hammerheads screwed on from the back side of the board makes an unusually sturdy DIY coat rack.
Headboard Coat Rack
One of our readers turned a cast-off headboard into this attractive entryway coat and hat rack.
IKEA Doggie Hooks
These cute little soft rubber hooks are just $3 at IKEA. Mount them right to the wall or to a mounting board of your choice. These hooks work for hats, coats and even dog leashes. Here are 40 perfect pet projects to show your pet some love.
Photo: Courtesy of IKEA
Shotgun Shell Hooks
This DIY hat rack, which would be perfect in a hunting cabin, is made from shotgun shells mounted on a live-edge knotty cedar board with a clear finish.
Photo: Courtesy of Walker Wood Gifts
Switchboard Coat Rack
The Switchboard is a wall-mounted coat rack with 25 (!) triangular wood hooks. Each hook rotates down when you need it and rests against the wall when you don’t. Designed and created in Portland, Oregon, Switchboard gives your entryway a sleek, modern look.
Photo: Courtesy of iLoveHandles
Section of birch trees are cut, holes are drilled and edges are softened. What could be simpler? The woodsy feel is cozy and natural. If you’d like your apartment or home to be cozier, check out these 10 easy tricks.
Photo: Courtesy of Woodindecor