Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Wood Crate

There is just something about crates that make me smile. They are an easy build, they are super useful, and they are darn cute.

stencil a wood pallet crate
Someone recently asked if I still use pallet wood. YES, I do!!
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Build with Pallet Wood

Pallet wood is perfect for creating crates. I have easy directions in my first book, Crafting with Wood Pallets. You can get the book HERE.

build and stencil a wood crate
I left this crate wood, staining it with Early American stain by minwax. Before staining I did add a little extra detail with the Coffee Roasters stencil and the crates stencil from Old Sign Stencils HERE.  The crates stencil is fun, especially on the pallet wood.
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This crate fits perfectly on the bottom shelf of a bench and hold extra blankets and books. 
Build and Stencil a Wood Crate
Crates can be used in every room of the house:
Kitchen: coffee/cocoa supplies, kitchen towels, cookbooks, paper plates and supplies.
Bathroom: toilet paper, towels, lotions and soaps
Kid's Room: toys, books, shoes, blankets
Family Room: games, DVDs, books, blankets, remotes

Do you utilize crates in your home?

1 comment:

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