My lovely DIY shelf in my guest room using 4 crates stacked together! Simple edge-paint project that ties the colors of the room together immediately. All my guests compliment it all the time. It is very sturdy and holds heavy books to sweaters.
25 Vintage DIY Coffee Table Ideas: Pallet Coffee Table with Crate Sides ~ I really like this idea. Check out the other ideas.love the one you stained it darker to give that 'rich looking wood' show through.
12 Creative and Easy DIY Furniture Hacks - For Creative Juice DIY Ottoman with Storage: This DIY ottoman is easy to put together with some cheap wooden crates and gives you additional seating and storage at the same time.