A crate is a large shipping container, often made of wood, and is typically used to transport or store large, heavy items. A wooden box has a self-supporting structure with or without a casing and is ideal for furniture making, as even beginners can work with it. We’ve already shared some DIYs for making furniture out of boxes and today we’re going to add more with box shelves and bookcases which are the easiest craft ever – boxes are made for storage!
Wooden box shelves make for beautiful floating shelves and give you a lot of flexibility in arranging them to arrange them on your wall. Read this tutorial and watch the video to find out how to make these simple floating shelves to save space. Get inspired!
Here is a tutorial that provides step-by-step instructions on how to create and personalize this vintage / bohemian-inspired bookcase. This bookcase can be used in a number of ways: as extra storage space for your kitchen, as a statement piece / more storage space for your bedroom, as a sideboard for your TV (if so, use half of the boxes below) or for anything else what you can imagine!
If your space is pretty small and you need a small piece of storage, this is it! This crate shelf is tall and takes up little space, which saves space. It’s built entirely from boxes and painted purple to match the room decor, but you can choose another color too.
Creates are great for viewing and storing anything you want! This cabinet is made up of boxes that act as drawers and it is a great idea to use for storing tools or for storing beach towels. It’s a good idea for a garage or basement. Read How To Make It And Enjoy!
Are you looking for a one-of-a-kind rustic shelf that won’t break the bank? This DIY wooden crate shelf adds character and is fully customizable depending on the color of the stain and the number of crates you choose! The nice thing about this wooden crate shelf is that you can use it as a kid’s room bookcase, but you can also use it in any bedroom, bathroom, living room or office! It’s so versatile and completely customizable depending on the style of your room.
This colorful storage item is made entirely of boxes and features cubbies as drawers! It’s a great way to step into the school area on your own or just create it for your kid’s room, garage, basement, or whatever space you want. It is very convenient to use and you can paint it any color you like. Enjoy!
Make a stylish and simple bookcase out of boxes! Here the author tells you how to make a blue bookcase out of boxes for a vintage feel, although you may use all the colors and stains. It’s a great project, especially for beginners, as there is no need to cut or measure wood. All you have to do is nail the boxes together and you have a shelf!
Wooden boxes are the most sought-after building material for tables and shelves. Its rustic flair is perfect for that vintage chic enthusiast. And thanks to its availability and adaptability, you can convert these boxes into almost any type of furniture you want. Rustic decor can be quite expensive, however. A simple pallet coffee table with storage space costs at least $ 150. For this project, you’re building a pallet end table for under $ 70! Great isn’t it? read!
This is not just a crate shelf, it’s a crate light! The piece consists of an unpainted or stained box and a light bulb. It offers storage space and light at the same time – a perfect piece for a bedroom or any other room where you need light and storage space without losing space. Read the tutorial and do one!
This floating shelf is ideal for a children’s room, but fits easily into any room with a rustic atmosphere. What I totally love is the contrast between the dark cover of the shelf and the white boxes inserted into it, although you can play with colors as you like. Put the boxes in the lid and keep your items. The author didn’t nail or glue the boxes together, but you can if you need to.
Here is a perfect way to convert a wooden box into something functional! The spaces at the back offer plenty of space for cables, so it can be a daily used cart in your office. With just a few minutes and a few supplies, you can make your own wooden crate trolley. Let yourself be inspired and tinker!
This bookcase is made up of boxes that are stained dark and don’t take up much time. Such a piece will be welcomed in many rooms, including children’s rooms, and of course you can use it not only as a bookcase, but also to store other items. Enjoy!
The school year is almost on and for some kids it has started, so it's high time to make some things that can be useful while studying or creating. We've already told you about some gifts for your children's back-to-school teachers, and today we're going to see what you can do for your children.
Back-to-school crafts for kids should be bold, colorful, and eye-catching to inspire your kids to learn and create. So let's look at some bold and fun DIYs that they might need.
This pencil and pen pouch is made from transfer paper and washi tape. All you have to do is create your design and then print it on iron-on transfer paper. After cooling down, peel off the paper slowly and give this cool pouch to your child.
Apples symbolize fall and the begging of the school year, so make this cool pencil holder. Attach white and red vinyl to the holder and cut out and attach the seeds.
A wooden pineapple can be turned into a desk organizer. Paint the compartments with craft paints and foam brushes, let them dry, and give them to your kids. You will love organizing everything with the pineapple.
You can make exercise books in the shape of bold apples. Cut out cardboard circles, shape them like apples, and then put some paper in them. Add leaves to the apples and voila!
Decorating a notebook is easy when you have stickers. Just take a ready made notebook or make your own and then decorate it with fun and colorful stickers.
This simple pencil bag is made from a standard plastic bag and vinyl letters. You can cut and append all vinyl words and phrases, choose your own and enjoy.
Make drawing more creative and fun with these erasers. Here is the main supply Sculpey Clay Kit Amazing Eraser Clay, assorted shapes and a baking sheet.
Simple notebooks can be turned into cool and creative ones. Use decorative paper, mod pods, and glitter letters to create notebooks for different subjects.
Make a super fun pen holder that looks like an alligator. Take a wooden pen holder, decorate it with paint to make it look like an alligator, then glue wooden beads for the eyes.
If you are good at sewing, then for the money you can sew an apple zipper pouch for lunch. Make this little piece and use some money to attach it to the backpack.
Take simple pencil cases and use stencils, glitter, and mod podge to make them super bold and fun. Depending on your stencils, you can create almost any word or picture.
If your child uses a memo board frequently, they may need pins to post pictures and notes. Take flathead pins and sculpey clay and make fun gummy bear pins.
Make sure to thoroughly clean and pat dry the jelly cup after you eat. Place a washi tape, a shaped peach eraser, a sharpener, a mini colored pencil, another eraser, a paper clip, 2 rubber bands, staples and a mini sheet of stickers. This will be a first aid kit for back to school.