Half the excitement of buying a case of wine in one of those fancy wooden boxes is the box itself. Don’t get us wrong — we’re totally excited about having 12 bottles of wine to slug back over the next few months. But seriously, the crate is even more of an incentive to take the case-purchasing plunge in the first place.
Not only are the crates fancy as hell, but they look amazing when repurposed around your home. Here are nine of our favorite ways to use wine boxes around the house. Because seriously, there’s nothing chicer than a repurposed wooden wine crate engraved with French lettering hanging on your wall. Keep on throwing those bottles back — for the sake of home decorating, of course.
Take your wine and relaxation to a whole other level with this wine crate ottoman. Go ahead — put your feet up and enjoy a glass after your long day. You deserve it.
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Forget the basket. This wine crate bicycle holder easily transports all of your belongings with you. Plus, it’s rustic AF.
Organizing your garden has never been easier than with these wine box planters! Alternate with classic planting pots for a gorgeous garden variation.
Forget about those little tables wedged between your living room furniture. This makeshift wine table does it all, holding books, candles, and those weird handmade pottery gifts your best friend brought you back from South America.
Wine lovers and bookworms everywhere, this one’s for you. You’re gonna need a lot of wine (and a lot of books!) to get to this level. Challenge accepted.
Breakfast in bed has never looked so elegant than when served inside a repurposed wine crate. Brew a pot of tea and grab your favorite magazine for ultimate Saturday morning relaxation.
Seriously, how adorable are these little spiky plants set alongside each other in an old wine crate? Prop one of these on your kitchen window sill for a rustic touch.
And for larger, potted plants, there’s no better way to dress them up than by hanging them in your hallway in an old wine box.
Seriously, we are obsessed with this desk. It’s super simple to create, has a bunch of storage space, and costs significantly less than any furniture store would charge. With this desk, we might actually start working on that novel we’ve had brewing in the back of our minds.