DIY Crate Bookcase

I recently shared this super fun tutorial to make your own DIY Crate Bookcase at Simply Designing.

 It is a great way to add color to a very neutral room on a budget. This project cost me total of $35. 

Cobalt Crate Book Case Project at

Hop on over here to Simply Designing to see the full tutorial (click here).

Distressed Colorful DIY Crate Book Case at

I added lots of little touches to make it really colorful and fun. The top had some summery green flowers and vases. On the top shelf I put a yellow frame and aqua dish with decorative balls. 

Cute Crate Bookshelf at

I love how the distressing turned out. I used a cool technique. 

Distressed Cobalt Crate Book Shelf at

This bookcase is super versatile. There are lots of ways to set up the DIY Crate Bookcase. Mix and match lots of colors. 

Colorful Crate Shelfs at

 This cobalt blue color is awesome. I love it!!! It will go perfect in my neutral basement and add lots of color.

Colorful Book Case with Crates at

I hope you will jump over to see the full tutorial at Simply Designing

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I’m Emily, a mom and wife with a passion for crafting, celebrating holidays, and creating memorable moments. From Idaho to the world, The Benson Street is a treasure trove of easy, fun DIY projects, delightful printables, and delicious recipes. With over a decade of experience in blogging and a love for all things seasonal, I’m here to share my tips, ideas, and occasional mishaps. Join me in adding a dash of joy and creativity to every day! Read more…

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  1. I’m visiting from The CSI Project and now following you on G+, Pinterist and FB. You have a darling blog and I can’t wait to share ideas with you.
    Thank you for the feature of my Glitter and Monogram Serving Tray over at The CSI Project!
    ~ Megin of VMG206

  2. This is a great project. I’ve seen those crates at Michael’s and thought about getting some. I think I’d need to attach them, as I’ve got a lot of rambunctious boys in my house!