Milk Crate Furniture Ideas-15 Easy Projects To Try


– Creative DIY Furniture Made With Old Crates –

If you love DIY projects as much as I do, you’re gonna love these super creative ideas for old milk crates! Let’s take a look at 115 unique ways to turn milk crates, wooden boxes, plastic or and wire crates into furniture and other useful home decor and organizing items.

DIY Milk Crate furniture pictures and ideas - things to make with old wooden crates and milk crates

DIY Milk Crate Foyer Table

Here’s a clever idea for repurposing plastic milk crates into upcycled furniture – turn old milk crates into a pretty foyer table to decorate your entryway.

See more foyer decor ideas here.

Turn old milk crates into a foyer table

Crate Nightstand Idea

I love this DIY crate nightstand idea – by simply stacking old wooden crates you can make a beautiful end table of nightstand.

DIY Painted Crates Book Shelf Idea

Here’s a pretty DIY crate bookshelf idea – love the paint colors inside the stacked wooden crates!

DIY crate bookshelf - love the painted colors inside the stacked wooden crates

DIY Milk Crate Gardening Chair

This is super creative idea for an old milk crate – Turn an old milk crate into a DIY chair for gardening, the beach, kid’s ball games etc.

Turn an old milk crate into a DIY chair for gardening, the beach, kid's ball games etc - very clever DIY idea for old crates

Stacked Crates BookShelf DIY Idea

If you stain and stack old wooden crates, you can make a beautiful bookshelf for your home. Love the rustic/farmhouse look!

I also LOVE that gallery wall! See more DIY Gallery wall ideas here.

DIY crate bookshelves - stain and stack old wooden crates to make a bookshelf for your home

Wooden Milk Crate Coffee Table

This is a GORGEOUS furniture piece made with wood milk crates – just look at this coffee table!

Milk Crate Coffee Table made with 4 wooden crate boxes and Dark Walnut wood stain

He used 4 of these wooden crates from Home Depot and then used Dark Walnut wood stain on them for that gorgeous deep color.

Note: the stain directions said to wipe it off after about 5-15 minutes, but since those milk crate were made of pine, they soaked up the stain color quickly, so he wiped it off after only 3 minutes.

Full details here on Reddit.

DIY Wooden Crate Corner Shelves

Here’s another DIY crate shelving idea – Stacked wooden crates used as a corner bookshelf or shelving unit.

Stacked wooden crates used as a corner bookshelf or shelving unit

DIY Crate Coffee Table Idea

Watch this quick video and see these guys make a quick and beautiful painted coffee table for their patio out of old crates.

DIY Wooden Crate Shelves

Love these DIY shelves made out of old crates – would be great in a living room etc.

Love these DIY shelves made out of old crates - see more DIY crate furniture ideas

Simple DIY Crate End Table

Here’s another idea for a DIY end table made out of an old wooden crate…

DIY crate nightstand or end table - love all these DIY crate furniture ideas and pictures!

DIY Milk Crate Closet Organizer

Another clever DIY idea for old milk crates – get your closet organized with DIY milk crate shelves in your closet.

DIY idea for old milk crates - get your closet organized with DIY milk crate shelves in your closet

Wine Crate Nightstand

While this next piece of furniture isn’t technically made out of MILK crates, it IS made with old wood WINE crates – so kinda the same, right?

I just thought it was a really unique idea that cost exactly $0 to make.

wine crate night stand made with 2 wooden crates for a table in my bedroom

As you can see in the picture above, the wine crate nightstand isn’t that tall, but since their bed is on the floor (ie, no frame), it totally works and is the perfect height.

DIY Milk Crate Stools

These DIY milk crate seats and stools are so cute – perfect for the classroom or for home.

DIY milk crate seats and stools for the classroom or home

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