Home Design & Decor

4 Ways To Use Wood Crates

Wood crates have been on the rise in home design lately, due to their versatile uses and rustic look.  They can be used in almost every part of the home and a simple crate can be turned into something as simple as an extra seat or as complex as a homemade bookshelf. The best part about using crates in home design is that you can add your own personal touch to the design and really create a custom look for your home.

Keep reading to read about 4 ways you can use wood crates in your home:

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  1. Crate Bookshelf:  If you’re looking for a way to increase storage in your space, this crate inspired project is a perfect idea! Not only does this project call for the use of rustic, stained crates it also offers an immense amount of storage that can be customized to your needs. You won’t need many materials, other than crates and some hardware to put everything together. This bookshelf can be sized to exactly to the space you have to work with and will become a conversation piece within your home.

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  2. Ottoman: For most of us, we could always use more seating within our home.  This cute yet practical crate project gives you the option to add an additional seat to your home without taking up too much space. You can also add in a storage component by adding hinges to the seat of the ottoman, which will allow you to have some hidden space for odds and ends.

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  3.  Coffee Table:  When it comes to unique furniture, certain pieces can be very hard to find. So if that’s the case, why not create your own unique piece that you can proudly call your custom work? A great starter project would be a crate coffee table that is not only practical but a great conversation piece for your living space.  This coffee table will take some handy work and a few crates depending on how big you would like this table to be, but once complete it will be a great piece in any home.

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  4. Nightstand: A perfect mix of modern and rustic is exactly what this project is and it creates a perfect surface in a small space. This rustic nightstand uses a combination of a rustic crate and modern hairpin legs that allow the table to stand tall in your room. We love the mix of styles that piece represents and when made in a pair, it makes for a beautiful matching set within a bedroom, living room or even a guest space.

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