Repurposing Wood Crates

Don't let those old wooden crates sit and collect dust in the attic. Today, savvy decorators are repurposing wood crates to create fun and attractive furniture and accent pieces to perk up almost any room in the house.

Add an eclectic touch to your kitchen with a soda crate spice rack or a repurposed dog feeding station. Go boho with a wooden crate side table or ottoman. You'll find tons of fun and useful plans to upcycle those unused crates, and they come with all the instructions and diagrams you need to build a fast and simple addition for your home.





Pet Bowl Plan

Pet Bowl Plan

This project took a Coca-Cola crate and made it into a water bowl and dog food bowl holder that looks great.


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Crated Plants

Crated Plants

It's so easy to decorate with vintage crates such as placing potted plants in them for added decorations inside or out.


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 Breakfast Tray Plan

Breakfast Tray Plan

Find easy to follow instructions along with images to help you create this simple breakfast tray with the word breakfast written on the top.


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Side Table Plan

Side Table Plan

Two bushel crates are joined together then painted for a unique end table with open storage or display area.


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 The Planter Box

The Planter Box

Here are instructions on how to re-purpose a wine crate by turning it into a planter in little time and with little money.


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Crate with Legs

Crate with Legs

Create a functional and good-looking storage table using a wooden crate and this step by step woodworking plan.


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Display Shelf Plan

Display Shelf Plan

By staining a wooden crate, attaching it to a wall and adding 2 hair-pen legs you can have a display shelf/table of your very own.


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Make a Pet Bed

Make a Pet Bed

You can add to your homes decor with a pet bed made out of a wooden crate with four legs and a comfy pet mattress.


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Multi-Purpose Table

Multi-Purpose Table

Here are instructions on how to add legs made for pipes to a crate for a table that can fit neatly in any room of the house.


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Stacked Crates

Stacked Crates

Create two shelves using one crate and one piece of board or a tall shelf unit by stacking crates and adding a shelf to each.


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Outdoor Treat Bar

Outdoor Treat Bar

Decoupage six wooden crates with paper in your favorite design and colors to create an outdoor serving and display area.


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Fort Plan

Fort Plan

Use this plan to build a fun fort for kids out of two packing crates, 2 x 4's, some cedar shakes and a few other materials.


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Crafty Crate Table

Crafty Crate Table

This project takes an old crate and with a little paint paints a design then clears for a unique occasional or side table.


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Ottoman Plan

Ottoman Plan

This plan turns a vintage soda crate into an ottoman with storage for a unique piece to rest your feet on.


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Planter Plan

Planter Plan

Re-purpose a wooden shipping crate by making it into a large outdoor planter for a great addition to a lawn, garden or patio.


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Crate Table

Crate Table

Crate boxes make excellent and stylish tables for indoor or outdoor living. Here are simple instructions on how to create one or more for your home.


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Dog Bed

Dog Bed

Take an old wooden crate and using this easy to follow plan turn it into a dog bed that your pet will feel comfy in.


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Bedside Table Plan

Bedside Table Plan

A plain wooden crate and some metallic gold spray paint come together to make a bedside table for a kid's room or teen's bedroom.


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Shabby Chic Style

Shabby Chic Style

Re-purpose a crate and wooden picture frame using this easy to follow project for building a white-washed cabinet.


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Build a Side Table

Build a Side Table

This is a side table on wheels made out of a wooden crate turned on its side with the inside lined with decorative paper.


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Soda Spice-Rack

Soda Spice-Rack

Re-purpose a soda crate by simply turning it into a wall-mounted spice rack by adding jars with labeled lids.


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Dog Food Station

Dog Food Station

Build a custom feeding station that will make drinking and eating easy on your pet by following these step by step instructions.


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Dog or Cat Crate

Dog or Cat Crate

This pet crate on wheels is built entirely out of 1x4's, then painted and the pet's named applied to the front.


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Wine Crate Storage

Wine Crate Storage

You can make extra storage out of a wooden wine crate and a few pieces of lumber, just follow the instructions found here.


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Stool Plan

Stool Plan

This plan takes a Clementine crate and turns it into a stool that has many functions such as footstool, stepstool or a child's seat.


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