Brought to you by:

Anything & Everything – Dwell Beautiful – Meet the B’s – Brepurposed – Making it in the Mountains – Little Red Brick House – Houseologie – Operation Home – Average But Inspired – Joy In Our Home

Good morning!!!!  If you read my Tour through Blogland post, you saw a sneak peak of what was in store for today!  So excited to be a part of this Great Crate Challenge with my VERY talented bloggy friends!  We decided to all create something using the same wood crate from Michaels.

With endless possibilities, I decided to make a wine rack out of my wood crate.  I am so happy with how it turned out and so thrilled to finally be sharing it with everyone!


The possibilities are truly endless with these wood crates, I had so many ideas going through my head when we decided to do this challenge, really making it hard to decide what I wanted to create.  I decided on this wine rack, as it is perfect for smaller spaces.  Which is what we need with our small kitchen.  You can easily place it on the counter, shelf, or mount it on the wall making it so versatile.

I first started off by staining the crate with minwax wood stain in classic grey.

Wood Crate Wine Rack staining

Wood Crate Wine Rack staining 1

For the middle section, I used some wood that we had laying around in the garage, which were about 1″thick.  Measured the inside of the crate and then cut the boards to fit inside, making an X-shape.  After those were cut, then I went ahead and stained them using the same wood stain.

Wood Crate Wine Rack staining 2

Wood Crate Wine Rack staining 3

Once everything was dry then the assembly began.  Using a few finishing nails to secure the middle section together, wood glue and some wood filler everything came together.  The wood filler was used to fill little gaps in-between the middle section and the crate.

wood crate wine rack together

You will need to let the wood filler dry and then lightly sand the are to make it smooth.  Once everything was complete I gave the whole thing one more coat of stain, then it was time to relax and enjoy a glass on wine!

final 2

For another idea using the same wood crates from Michaels, check out my Crate Coffee Table.

Now lets see what all my talented bloggy friends have done with their wood crates!  I have been dying to see just as much as you guys!  Hope you enjoyed out Great Crate Challenge as much as we did!

sharing with: The DIY’ers, Work it Wednesday, Do Tell Tuesday, The Wednesday Round-up, Moonlight & Mason Jars, Wow us Wednesday, Share it, Twirl and Take a Bow, Creative Spark, Hit Me With Your Best Shot, Show and Share Wednesday, Your Designs this Time, From Dream to Reality, On Display Thursday, All Things Thursday, Create it Thursday, Brag About It, Awesome Things Tuesday, Wow Me Wednesday, Wonderful Wednesday, Handmade Tuesdays, Inspire Me Tuesday, Bloggers Brags, The Be Awesome Party, One Project at a Time, Centerpiece Wednesday, Creative Ways, Enchanting Inspiration, Treasure Hunt Thursday, Wake Up Wednesday, Lou Lou Girls Fabulous Party, Cook It! Craft It! Share It!, Be You Tiful, Freedom Fridays, That’s Fresh Friday, Whimsy Wednesday, Inspire Me Please, Skip the Housework Saturday, Creativity Unleashed, The Creative Collection, Link Party Palooza, Best of weekend, Show Stopper Saturday, SITS Sharefest, DIY Sunday Showcase, Sparkles of Inspiration, Share it Sunday, The Party Bunch, Party in Your Pj’s, Show & Tell Saturday, Thursday S.T.Y.L.E., DIY Inspired, Show Stopper Saturday, Saturday Night Fever, Link it or Lump it, That DIY Party, Nifty Thrifty Sunday, Monday Funday, Inspiration Monday, Link Up, Making Monday, Much Ado about Monday, Inspire Me Monday, Create Link Inspire, Bloggers Brags, The Be Awesome Party, The Makers, Do Tell Tuesday, Not Just a Housewife, From Dream to Reality, Brag About It, Project Inspire, Inspire Me Tuesday

88 thoughts on “The Great Crate Challenge – Wood Crate Wine Rack

    1. Tara Post author

      Thank you, Shelly! Aren’t wood crates awesome? so many things you do with them, the possibilities are endless!


    1. Tara Post author

      Thank you, Erica! Yeah that wood filler works great! This was the first time using it and it definitely wont be the last. It was a lifesaver to fill in those little gaps in-between the board and the crate.


  1. Pingback: Your Designs This Time No. 25 - Restless Arrow

  2. Pingback: Your Designs This Time :: No. 25 - brepurposed

  3. Pingback: Your Designs This Time - No. 25 and $120 PayPal Giveaway -

  4. Pingback: Turn It Up Tuesday #49 - Anything & EverythingAnything & Everything

  5. Pingback: Your Designs This Time – No. 25

  6. Pingback: blog link party | The Honeycomb Home

  7. Pingback: Pin Worthy Wednesday - Anything & EverythingAnything & Everything


  9. Pingback: Enchanting Inspiration Link Party

  10. Pingback: Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Tips & Tricks - Anything & EverythingAnything & Everything

  11. Pingback: Share It Sunday {44} - Our Rosey Life

  12. Pingback: Pick Your Pumpkin - Decorative Halloween Painted Pumpkins - Anything & EverythingAnything & Everything

  13. Pingback: November DIY Challenge - Rustic Wood Slice Santa - Anything & EverythingAnything & Everything

  14. Pingback: A Year in Review : Top 10 Posts in 2014 - Anything & EverythingAnything & Everything

  15. Pingback: 15 Amazing DIY Wine Rack Ideas | The Craftiest Couple

  16. Pingback: 15 Painted Wooden Crate Projects That Are Just Amazing | Interior Design Blogs

  17. Delores Lyon

    Thanks for sharing this! I absolutely love how this turned out! It looks so cute, and I love how tiny it is. I wonder if I could just buy something like this from a store. I don’t have the creative talent or the time to do something like this.


  18. Pingback: Farmhouse Friday #11 -40+ Creative Crates Ideas - Knick of Time

  19. Pingback: Brag About It | VMG206 - VMG206

  20. Pingback: 35 DIY Wood Crate Projects With Lots of Tutorials - Noted List

  21. Pingback: 15 DIY Wine Rack Ideas That Will Give You An Excuse To Stock Up | CreativeWorld

  22. Pingback: 23 Spectacularly Cozy Wooden Crafts That You`ll Adore - Homesthetics - Inspiring ideas for your home.

  23. Pingback: Awesome DIY Wood Crate Project Ideas

  24. D. Harrison

    This DIY Wood Crate Wine Rack looks amazing. It is too difficult to make a DIY wood crate wine rake but its too easy according to your idea. Thanks for sharing this wonderful information.


  25. Pingback: 40 DIY Wine Rack Projects to Display Those Lovely Reds and Whites - Homesteading Alliance

  26. Pingback: 15 Brilliant and Easy DIY Wood Crate Ideas with Tutorials

  27. Pingback: 14 Awesome DIY Wine Rack Ideas

  28. Pingback: 15 Creative DIY Wine Rack Ideas for Your Wine Collection

  29. Pingback: 26+ Inspiring DIY Wood Crate Projects & Ideas for 2019

  30. Pingback: 14 Awesome DIY Wine Rack Ideas - deneme

  31. Pingback: Top 13 Creative Crafts with Crates

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge