10 DIY Wood Crate Projects For Rustic Home Decor


Wooden crates are lovely that they offer rustic look and they are useful to store things and organize everything. Whether you love industrial style, French vintage and others, they are many ways to use wooden crates to decorate your home.

Best of all, crates are inexpensive. If you go to the flea markets or thrift stores, you can find old wooden crates to take home by spending a few dollars or so. They offer versatile look when you use them to decorate your home. Eventually, you can go to the grocery or liquor stores to get them for free. Once you have some crates on hands, you can try these DIY crates to decorate your home.

DIY Simple Bedroom Shelving

Here is a built-in shelving from crates. You can hire a professional and pay him for small money for this DIY project. But, you can save that money if you DIY. The wooden crates are available at the hobby stores and Dollar Stores for about$10 for each create. After that, you can create this wonderful DIY shelving unit to complete your headboard. It also looks perfect to display in your living room.

Tutorial: eastcoastcreativeblog

DIY Simple Bedroom Shelving

DIY Crate Ottoman

We have to say that it is an incredible DIY project to complete quickly. It is all about using a vintage milk crate and then transforming it into an ottoman with the cushioned design and hidden storage. Well, this is a great choice for those who cannot sew well. The owner used stapler to complete its upholstery. If you want to add a rustic touch to your home decor, this ottoman is the real winner.

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Tutorial: jenniferdecorates

DIY Crate Ottoman

DIY Smart Car Toys Storage

This little garage for cars is adorable that you can make from an old wooden crate. Make sure that you have some cardboard of mailing tubes. You can get these tubes at the postal stores for a few dollars. The design is so brilliant that you can store the little cars neatly when they are not in use. Kids are going to love it so much.

Tutorial: frugalfun4boys

DIY Smart Car Toys Storage

DIY Clever Front Door Organizer

What we always forget when it comes to small important thing is keys. They are so important that can make us upset if we cannot find them. Therefore, it is normal if we have a special place to hang the keys. Here, you can make a shelf near your entry door to store all keys so you always find them there. To do so, you can use the old crate to make a vintage keys organizer. Besides, you need to add hooks and then add stenciled sign for its decorative touch.

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Tutorial: kammyskorner

DIY Clever Front Door Organizer

DIY Antique Rustic Nightstand

Old crate is great to transform on its side so you will have a rustic nightstand or a side table to complete your living room. You can add this one from the Dollar Store with the cost about $5 for each. It offers plenty of storage in your table. Then, add burlap or lace to give a final touch.

Tutorial: rustic-crafts

DIY Antique Rustic Nightstand

DIY Crate Corner Bookshelves

This is an amazing decor from wooden crates you can complete in just several hours. What you should do is to stack them up. After that, you can use them to place books and other stuff to display. It is better to secure the crates if you have kids or pets at home. Otherwise, clamp them with the small metal clamps from the slats so they will not topple over. Now, you have a beautiful rustic bookcase to complete the plain corner.

DIY Crate Corner Bookshelves

DIY Brilliant Mud Room Rack

The old wooden crates are great to complete the mud room. If you have no mud room, it is better to set them there, close to the back door. Your crates can handle your shoes, boots, scarves, and other things by adding hooks to hang if youneed to. There are many ways to customize your wooden crates to make smart mud room rack.

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Tutorial: infarrantlycreative

DIY Brilliant Mud Room Rack

DIY Beautiful Toy Storage

Wooden crates look beautiful when you paint them in bright colors so they are the perfect storage unit for your kids’ bedroom and playroom. The crates can handle many toys. Each crate offers great storage solution that kids can clean up their room easily.

Tutorial: smartschoolhouse

DIY Beautiful Toy Storage

DIY Smart Filing Cabinet Sliding Drawers

If you do not mind to spend a lot of money on buying home office furniture, you can ignore this DIY project. Here, you can make a smart filing cabinet with the sliding drawers. The project here are from wooden crates and they are so charming to keep everything tidy and well-organized. Besides, you can use them as an extra dresser to your room especially if you have too many clothes. This DIY project is easy to build to offer more storage solution.

Tutorial: virginiasweetpea

DIY Smart Filing Cabinet Sliding Drawers

DIY Elegant Coffee Table

Do you love something unique and creative? Why do not make this coffee table project?

This wooden crate idea is so adorable that adds a rustic touch to your living room. The storage is everything that you can even paint and stain the coffee table in any color to match the existing decor. Simply, use four wooden crates with the same sizes, plywood, and other basic tools for woodworking.

Tutorial: myanythingandeverything

DIY Elegant Coffee Table


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