An organized pantry doesn’t have to be boring. Be smart and snazzy by labeling shelves in your pantry. Here, DIY blogger Melaine Thompson installed simple brass label holders that she purchased on Etsy and divided items by use, such as baking.
Be on the lookout for vintage wooden crates with original paint or unique typography when flea market season is in full swing. Fill crates with shredded paper and seasonal fruit, such as citrus and pomegranate. The crate can become functional storage afterward.
Wooden crates built into the lower cabinets provide a novel take on storage as well as a warm visual contrast against the white cabinetry and countertops. A white subway tile backsplash adds a finishing touch.
Wood crate storage brings personality to the entryway and host stand of this restaurant. Wine bottles and packaged food are displayed on the shelves leading to the simple wood stand. Next to the stand a tile wall draws the eye. The patchwork wall features neutral shades of orange, yellow and beige.
Take your kitchen project up a notch by building an island out of crates that fits your storage and space needs just right. This DIY plan, from Mindi Carwin at My Love 2 Create, combines small and large crates, along with vegetable bins, from Crates & Pallet to create a kitchen island with multiple sides of pantry storage, as well as room for a cutting board, hanging dish towels and organizing cookbooks.
Two kids are smiling and selling lemonade from a DIY lemonade stand comprised of stacked wooden crates painted yellow and white and dowels holding a banner in the air. A dog rests in the grass next to the stand.
This light and bright kitchen features white wood cabinets, a subway tile backsplash and stone countertops. Built-in wood crates provide interesting storage space, while a large metal pendant light hangs above the kitchen island and illuminates the farmhouse sink.
A plush white sofa is decorate with a mix of patterned navy and pink pillows. A wood crate is covered with a glass table for a unique coffee table piece. The wood adds texture against the smooth look of the design.
Wildflower arrangements often involve no cost since they can be picked from the yard or nearby fields. For a rustic or farmhouse look, place wildflowers in a simple, industrial vessel such as a galvanized metal bucket or a rustic wooden crate.