Elm & Iron

Every time you walk through the door at Elm & Iron, you can begin to reimagine your space. We offer an eclectic collection of home furnishings, accessories, and décor. Each piece is a little pop of inspiration, each item reflects our passion for design.

Whether it’s your first, fifth, or tenth time at the store, you’re sure to find something new with every visit. Our team is always on the lookout for the next Elm & Iron product, and we’re always here to help you select the items that reflect your style and sensibility.

Product Highlight: Creating A Unique Feature In Your Home By Using Repurposed Ship Ladders

Recently our beloved stylist, Alethea, visited a customer, and she was inspired by the vintage items they owned and wanted to work that aesthetic into their new home. One way she was able to do this was by creating a unique presentation throughout their space. 

We wanted to specifically highlight our repurposed ship ladders that Alethea used as show-stopping bookshelves. #swoon 


The ship ladders can be a beautiful focal point, and even better, installation is not complicated (cue the sigh of relief from our beginner handy people). Our stylist, Alethea, decided to hang the ship ladder using long piping to help keep the style consistent. If long piping isn’t your vibe, wall hooks are fantastic as well!

Keep scrolling to see some inspiration for when you go to hang and decorate your own repurposed ship ladders.

The repurposed rope ladders (naturally) complimented the style and feel of the room and we love it! 

 Still feel like you need to bring it all together? Try incorporating the use of personal items such as, small mementos, monograms, or picture frames with personal photos. You can even fill the space with your favorite books or buy in bulk and turn them backwards as pictured in the photos for a neutral filler. Don’t be afraid to mix materials such as glass or ceramic objects, and wood items to add depth to your space.

Alethea, our store designer discusses how to use repurposed ship ladders as a wall bookshelf.

Be sure to check out the blog post showing off our four elm & IRON locations if you haven't had the chance to see them in person.    

Thank you for supporting a local business! We appreciate all of you! 

All photos are taken by Emma Parker Photography.

For more information, please contact, elmandiron@gmail.com

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