Easy to find and quite cheap, wooden crates are great for DIY lovers! Much like pallets, wooden crates can be used for just about anything. From furniture to storage solutions, I’ve gathered some of my favorite wooden crate projects to inspire you and to give you some ideas on how to use crates in your own home.
1. DIY Denim Ottoman
Make an ottoman out of an old pair of jeans and a wooden crate. Not only looks good but handy storage too!
Tutorial: Pillar Box Blue
2. Craft Crate Organizer
Use Multi-Surface and Chalkboard paint to create this colorful and functional storage for craft and office supplies.
Tutorial: The Casual Craftlete
3. Wooden Rolling Storage Crate
This industrial inspired wooden rolling crate is perfect for your cozy fall blankets!
Tutorial: Beckham + Belle
4. Crate Jewelry Display
Turn an ordinary crate into a beautiful display for all your necklaces, bracelets and rings.
5. DIY Shelf Sconce
Use a crate and lamp kit to fashion a simple hybrid shelf/sconce!
Tutorial: A Joyful Riot
6. DIY Wood Crate Lockers
You can build these adorable rustic lockers at home out of crates.
Tutorial: Little House of Four
7. DIY Wine Crate Charging Station
Want to organize and hide your electronics? Create a charging system out of a wine crate.
8. DIY Crate Nightstand
This wood crate nightstand is the perfect addition to any bedroom.
Tutorial: Inspiration Made Simple
9. Wine Crate Shoe Storage
Tame the chaos in your mudroom with this easy to make DIY wooden crate shoe rack.
Tutorial: The House of Wood
10. DIY Crate Coffee Table
Nail together four crates to make a cool coffee table.
Tutorial: Landing on Love
11. DIY Breakfast Tray
Turn a wooden crate into a breakfast tray. It is perfect especially if you enjoy drinking your coffee or tea in a bed on a nice sunday morning!
12. DIY Wooden Crate Bookshelf
This DIY bookshelf is great for a kids bedroom or a school classroom. Easy to make and could be painted any color you want.
Tutorial: What Does She Do All Day