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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Steal from the Shakers

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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Steal from the Shakers

January 12, 2018

In an effort to streamline, simplify, and pare down their belongings, this week the Remodelista editors learned to live with just the essentials. Here are five ideas to steal from the Shakers:

Ladder as Step Stool

A sliding library ladder to access an overhead storage cubby &#8
Above: A sliding library ladder to access an overhead storage cubby “can be moved to other rails throughout the apartment,” writes Meredith in this week’s Before & After post.

Peg Rails

What can&#8
Above: What can’t you hang from a peg rail? The Remodelista editors are lining their walls with rails to hang coats, chairs, baskets, hats, scarves, kitchen utensils, and more. See why in this week’s Object Lessons post.

Shaker Dining Tables

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Above: “The Shakers used their dining tables for everything—working, mending, laundry, food prep, and more,” writes Alexa. She rounds up her 10 favorite Shaker-inspired dining tables in this week’s 10 Easy Pieces post.

Simple Sconces

Meredith discovers Shaker-inspired sconces and ceiling fixtures in this week&#8
Above: Meredith discovers Shaker-inspired sconces and ceiling fixtures in this week’s Lighting post.

Go Green

A deep mignonette green is a traditional Shaker color (and also on the Remodelista editors&#8
Above: A deep mignonette green is a traditional Shaker color (and also on the Remodelista editors’ list of design trends to watch in 2018). See more in 16 Design Ideas to Steal from the Shakers.

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