Vintage Crate Planter Box

vintage wooden crate up cycleThere are many ways to repurpose vintage wooden crates. I’ve seen them used for toy storage, magazine racks and shelving. I really like using them as planter boxes. Obviously, you need to line your crate before you fill it. This vintage crate, that originally housed ammunition cartridges, is now home to three little succulents. repurposing wooden crates vintage crate ideaThis vintage dairy crate was the perfect size for my Peace Lily that was already in a pot. The plant, the pot and it’s base are concealed inside, so it was simply a matter of putting it into the crate. Too easy. vintage wooden crate ideas wooden crate planter box



  1. June 10, 2014 / 8:41 pm

    Love it! And in particular the box with the succulents! I so need some!!

    • June 10, 2014 / 8:53 pm

      Thanks Jill. I’m pretty confident I can keep the succulents alive. 🙂

  2. June 10, 2014 / 11:57 pm

    I love the look of this. I’m going to be on the hunt for some old wooden crates now 🙂

    • June 11, 2014 / 1:33 pm

      Thanks Steph. I’d love to see some pics if you decide to do it. 🙂

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