(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )

We found this rather cute coral-red coat rack on a strangely auto-translated Japanese blog, and thought we'd share. One of the things that surprised us how appealing and functional is was at various stages in its construction — with less branches, before the red paint.

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )

One of the things we were able to gather from the narrative is that the little nubbin halfway between the upper branches and the floor is a bag hook — a nice touch.

• Instructions and more pictures of the process can be found here.