15. januar 2012

Wine crate shelves


Just before Christmas I got my hands on some wooden wine crates. They are brand new so the wood doesn’t have a nice aged patina, but I knew right away that I could turn them into a storage unit.  

I have an empty space (God forbid... right... :) in a corner behind the door that I have wanted to make into something useful for a long time and these crates were perfect. 


I played around a little before settling with the layout you see in the pictures.I didn’t want to paint the crates because I have a feeling that this corner won’t be their final resting place.



But because the wood was so new it needed“something” so I cut some scrapping paper to size and covered the back with that.


I didn’t have to buy anything to complete this project so I’m very happy to have new display shelves for free J

6 kommentarer:

Rae sa...

Oh I love your shelves - such a great upcycle

Karla Medina sa...

That's so cute. I love them. The background paper really makes them pop. :) Visiting from DIY Showoff link party :)

becauseithinkican sa...

Very cute! I LOVE the paper you chose for the backing, nice touch!

Leanne @ Because (I think) I Can

Sass - aka - Kathy sa...

LOVE it - especially for the price! Consider sharing with my readers at http://sassafrassalvation.blogspot.com/2012/01/sasss-sunday-salvation-show-7.html

D @ The Shady Porch sa...

Love it when it's FREE! Clever use of the crates and a great use for the space you had! Thanks for sharing!

Seamingly Smitten sa...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm enjoying yours! The birdfeeders you made look like so much fun! My little boy is 3 and would love to make these so we definitely will try them! I LOVE your wine crate shelves and I cannot believe you did this for free!!
Love it!
Jenny

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