10 Design Ideas for Wood Crates

By Oreeko

DIY‘s on how to recycle and refurbish wooden crates is so common and easy to find in our days. While I was scrolling through my Pinterest boards I realized that I had gathered a huge amount of cool pins on how to spice up wooden crates. I always fancied the idea of having wooden crates as part of a rustic, farm-like home decor. Here is a list of the best 10 examples I have found so far.

1. This dreamy vintage wooden crate stole my heart immediately. Wouldn’t you love to refurbish a vintage crate and use it as  a coffee table tray? {via Dreamy Whites}

2. Different sizes and colors of wooden crates. Some are positioned vertically other horizontally to give some movement to the wall. I love the contrast with the dark blue wall and grungy furniture {via Home Polish}

3. Using wooden crates as jewelry exhibition displays is brilliant. By applying hooks, it’s perfect for hanging necklaces {via coco+kelley}

4.  I love how they used these crates as an overall decor: lights, seats and a vase. They combined all these elements so well without making it overwhelming. {via The Crate People} – they sell refurbished wooden crates.

5. Another great example by {The Crate People}. They personalized the crates and used them as vases. They specialize in repurposing vintage crates to create furniture and displays.

6. These vintage apple crates have been turned into a shoe shelving system. {via HousetoHome}

7.  Adding a wall made entirely of wooden crates is fantagaloric. Recreating a farmers market feel in the home is perfect. Maybe not all vegetables can be displayed like this, but why not fruits, flowers, and a delicious organic French baguette. {via Green Wedding Shoes}

8. Animal lovers I didn’t forget about you! Upcycled shabby chic country pet bed {via Salvage Shack}

9. I’ve never seen wooden crates used as kitchen shelves, and I must admit … it’s genius! Everything about this outdoor kitchen as the perfect home decor elements to make you feel like you are in a French farmhouse {via Hanna}

10. By adding some wheels, the wooden crate became a perfect magazine and blanket storage space and by turning it upright, it becomes a perfect side table {via deas og mia}



Susie Pleia is the founder of Oreeko , an Eco directory & Green Lifestyle Blog of worldwide businesses and services. Visitors can use it to find the green alternative to any product or service imaginable. Businesses can use it to get exposure and connect with highly targeted customers. Our mission is to make green-living simple. By creating a centralised, curated and ever-growing online resource, we connect a targeted green-loving audience to your product or service.





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