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Creative Ideas on How to Repurpose Old Wooden Crates

Creative Ideas on How to Re-purpose Old Wooden Crates




Crates have been used form ancient times to keep and transport fruits, vegetables, wine and even milk. Recently designers have rediscovered the aesthetic qualities of an old vintage crate and have started re-purposing them into truly elegant design pieces. New or old, a wooden crate can be revived and reused in many different ways from storage ideas to coffee tables, side tables, cutlery storage, wedding table decorations, flower planters, balcony wooden benches and so on. If you are not in possession of a vintage crate you can make it seem older yourself by stenciling  a brand new crate. It will look spectacular in a shabby chic decor and very contrasting in a sleek shiny new interior design. The trick is to restore the crate just wright, and not overdue it or paint a vintage crate and destroy it aesthetic value. Like wooden pallets,  Re-purpose Old Wooden Crates and get some very interesting and creative design items suitable for every interior design and taste.

1. Take a new crate and stencil it to seem vintage

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2. Use wooden crates as flower planters

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3. Make a wall with hanging crates planted with herbs

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4. Use wine crates horizontally to stack your wine bottles on the wall

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5. Entry storage in white

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6. Find on old milk crate and use it to store mail

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7. Keep your vintage antique cutlery and China in vintage crates

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8. Make wall art

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9. Make beautiful pastel storage for your baby’s room

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10. Use wooden crates as the body of a glass coffee table

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11. Make colorful storage for your bathroom necessities

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12. Store your boots and shoes in a vintage crate bootrack

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13. Make a tall decorations display by stacking up crates

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14. Organize your cutlery in the pantry

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15. Place your house number on a wall crate

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16. Any corner can be easily furnished with wooden crates

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17. Cute little leg holder from a crate and an old pillow

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18. Store your books

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19. Use a crate as a plant holder

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20. Stack different sized crates and make a lovely vintage side table

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21. Replace actual dinning-room furniture with a wall covered completly in colorful crates

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22. Small wooden crates as wedding table decorations

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23. Make a comfortable little bench for your balcony out of two crates and some pillows

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24. Store your bed pillows at night in a banana crate

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25. Serve sweets and refreshments from a vintage crate

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3 thoughts on “Creative Ideas on How to Repurpose Old Wooden Crates

  1. I have seen crates being used as extra shelves or storage in entry ways, and I think this is a great idea. However, it is made even better because crates are cheap and easy to customize or turn into just about anything. I might have to use them to make the bookcase I promised my wife I would make.

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