10 Trendy Ways to Repurpose Wooden Crates


Wondering how to make stuff with things that can be repurposed like old wood crates?  Here are things to do with crates like shelving, bookcases, rolling storage crates, coffee table and even how to make your own crate!  You’re going to be blown away with these ways to repurpose wooden crates.  {squeal} 

Trendy Ways to Repurpose Wooden Crates

We’ve taken away all the guess work on how to repurpose wooden crates with these incredible tutorials. For even more ways to upcycle Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 2,000 DIY Decorating ideas.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

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Things To Do With Wood Crates 

DIY Wood Crate Bookcase

1.  DIY Wood Crate Bookcase ~ Check out this multi-toned bookcase! A great way to repurpose old wooden crates to look modern and stylish! Depending on your color selection this bookcase could help decorate almost any room in your home.

DIY Wood Crate Bookshelf

2.  DIY Wood Crate Bookshelf ~ See how simple making your own bookcase can be!  Four wooden crates were sanded, stained and fit together.  The caster wheels make it easy to relocate to another room.  Add storage and character with these bookcases.

Things To Make With Wood Crates

Vintage Crate Boot Rack {diy}

3.  Vintage Crate Boot Rack {diy} ~ A clever way to organize and store boots!  Stack several crates near a doorway and you have an instant mudroom.

DIY Rolling Wood Crate Storage

4.  DIY Rolling Wood Crate Storage ~ Add some caster wheels to an old crate and you have have instant storage on wheels.  Perfect for storing books, toys or even blankets.

Wood Crate Linen Cabinet

5.  Wood Crate Linen Cabinet ~ Repurposed floral crates find new life as a linen cabinet in our master bath makeover. Stacked and painted, this cabinet gives a great shabby chic touch to any room. Use it to store linens, books, and/or display other items.

Things To Build Out Of Wood Crates

Coffee Crate Organizers

6.  Coffee Crate Organizers ~ A beautiful spin on a wall shelf, perfect for displaying knick knacks and trinkets.  A coffee crate was cut in half, wood backing was added and drilled directly into the wall.

DIY Vintage Crate Coffee Table

7.  DIY Vintage Crate Coffee Table ~ This is an awesome diy project where you’ll take 4 crates and create a unique and stylish coffee table! Best part is that you won’t need much to decorate it with because it is a beautiful centerpiece to your living room as is! 

Wooden Crate Nightstand

8.  Wooden Crate Nightstand ~ With only three dollars and some of your time you can make a bedside nightstand! Use this post to inspire a wooden crate transformation in your home that is both easy and inexpensive!

Making Crates

Vintage Storage Crates DIY

9.  Vintage Storage Crates DIY ~ This is an amazing tutorial to create vintage looking storage crates! The supplies you’ll need are all from your local hardware store, and with the help from this tutorial you’ll have a stylish storage solution! Perfect for almost any room of your home!

Rustic Wooden Crate Tutorial

10.  Rustic Wooden Crate Tutorial ~ Create a rustic wooden crate using an inexpensive $2.50 media box and twine. Perfect for storing party favors, plants or magazines! 



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