By Mary Mazzoni on Jul 2, 2013

Make a Free-Standing Clothing Rack from Galvanized Pipe

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Photo: Christine Keely/Black Oak Vintage

Photo: Christine Keely/Black Oak Vintage

A step inside blogger Christine Keely’s West Philadelphia apartment reveals a stunning collection of found art, thrifted treasures and antique heirlooms that would make any vintage-lover drool.

Sourced from thrift stores and flea markets around her neighborhood, Keely’s collection is in constant rotation – as she scores new items and sells the old ones in her Etsy shop, Black Oak Vintage.

In addition to curating a veritable history museum inside her home, Keely features handmade projects and inspiration on her blog by the same name.

Made for the thrifting pro’s recently-rented studio and showroom, this free-standing clothing rack is a stunning solution for small-space living and puts cheap store-bought alternatives to shame.

Photo: Christine Keely/Black Oak Vintage

Photo: Christine Keely/Black Oak Vintage

Made from common hardware store materials like galvanized pipe and plywood, this clever clothing rack perfectly showcases Keely’s collection of vintage dresses and is sure to add a stylishly industrial touch to any room.

“Before this, many of our clothes for sale had been stored in my own closet, so I can’t tell you how ecstatic I am to get them out!” she writes of the project on her blog. “I just love the industrial elements of the clothing rack against the delicate row of vintage clothes.”

Ready to free up some space in your own closet? Get step-by-step instructions on how to make this yourself at Black Oak Vintage.

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