(Top) Fashion an End Table
Transform a small step ladder into an end or bedside table. Even if your ladder is metal, with a fresh coat of paint, you can turn it into something special, perfect for holding a clock, lamp, décor accents, remotes, tissues and more.
(Bottom) Hang Towels or Textiles
Prop a ladder against a bathroom wall and use the rungs to hang towels. This technique is also handy for drying towels in the kitchen or displaying decorative textiles in a living room or bedroom.
From Home Made Simple