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10 DIY Clothes Racks

The latest trend in the bedroom decor world is to store one’s clothing on clothes racks, not in a closet but out in the room. This creates a simplified, honest mood to a room, and can really become an art piece, depending on the style of clothes rack and the clothing displayed on it. It is incredibly easy to make a DIY clothes rack, so why not give it a try with one of these simple tutorials?

1. DIY Hanging Clothing Rack

Looking to save some space or showcase your next outfit? This DIY clothes rack is basically a wooden dowel hung from the wall by leather straps. But its humble appearance actually creates a modern, chic look. Make one in order to plan your outfits, or display your favorite dresses, the choice is yours!

Level of difficulty: Beginner
Duration: Less than an hour
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2. DIY Industrial Clothes Rack

To create an industrial-looking DIY clothes rack, you’ll just need some copper pipe. The process couldn’t be simpler, and the effect is effortlessly chic for a price of around $55. Make sure you purchase a tube cutter for this project because cutting through the copper pipe otherwise will be tricky!

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1 hour
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3. DIY Hanging Clothes Rack

This whimsical hanging clothes rack would be perfect for a girl’s room! The wooden dowel, adorned with large wooden beads, hangs from the ceiling for a cool artsy look. Paint with pastel chalk paint for a fun look, or go with wood stain to keep things more serious.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: About an hour (plus drying time for the paint)
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4. DIY Metal Clothes Rack

For a more practical purpose, you might like a large metal clothes rack. This tutorial video will show you how to make one! It has plenty of room for clothing, plus some shelves for storing shoes. You can fit 11 pairs of shoes on just one of the two shelves built into the rack, so this DIY clothes rack may just replace your closet altogether! You can check this article for more DIY shoe rack ideas.

Level of difficulty: Intermediate
Duration: 2+ hours
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5. DIY PVC Clothes Rack

For those of you who just want to make a cheap DIY clothes rack for practical purposes, this tutorial is for you! Made completely out of PVC pipe, this clothes rack is simple, light, and cheap. Another plus is that the rack can be deconstructed in a couple of minutes, so it makes moving a breeze!

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: About an hour
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6. DIY Rolling Clothes Rack

Putting wheels on anything makes it more practical and fun, so why not put some on a DIY clothes rack? The design is space efficient, with two hanging racks staggered in height and two large wooden shelves at the bottom for shoes and other items. The whole rack rolls away easily on skateboard wheels, so it’ll be easy to move it wherever you need it to go!

Level of difficulty: Intermediate
Duration: 2+ hours
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7. DIY Baby Clothes Rack

You can make a baby clothes rack under five dollars with this DIY tutorial! The rack is made from PVC, which makes the rack light but sturdy. It is small enough to fit into tight spaces but has plenty of room for all your baby’s clothes. Have your local hardware store cut the PVC for you for an even easier DIY project!

Level of difficulty: Beginner
Duration: Less than an hour
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  • (2) 24 inch PVC pipe pieces
  • (3) 18 in PVC pipe pieces
  • (4) 6 in PVC pipe pieces
  • (6) 90-degree elbow pieces
  • (2) T shaped pieces

 

8. DIY Wall Clothes Rack

Need some extra storage space in your existing closet, or have an awkward corner in your room? Make a wall-mounted clothes rack! You only need a few items to put this project together. Since the piping materials are threaded, assembling is a breeze! This DIY clothes rack looks industrial and tough, so it might be a great addition for a teen or little boy’s room.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: Less than an hour
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9. DIY Branch Clothes Rack

This delightful DIY is more of a piece of art than practical clothing storage. Made from a real branch from your backyard, this clothes rack is both rustic and chic! The DIYer in the video uses a floating shelf to hang the branch from, but you could hang it over a door or even from the ceiling!

Level of difficulty: Beginner
Duration: Less than an hour (plus drying time)
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10. DIY Ladder Clothes Rack

Making a DIY clothes rack literally couldn’t be easier than this ladder rack. All you do is paint a wooden ladder and hang it from the ceiling with eye hooks and a rope! If you need something quick or don’t want to take a lot of time building a clothes rack, this project is definitely for you.

Level of difficulty: Beginner
Duration: Less than an hour (plus drying time)
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Conclusion

Making a clothing rack is fun and a fairly cheap way to change up a room. Any of these tutorials will definitely be cheaper than purchasing a kit or pre-made garment rack, so you’ll feel good about saving money as well as successfully building a cool DIY! Have you tried one of these tutorials, or have others to share? Comment below with your thoughts and suggestions!

 

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