Milk Crate Revival!

Milk Crate Revival!

I have had these two milk crates forever!  I don’t even remember where I got them!

Every year my dear hubby asks, “Why are we keeping these?” or, “Can I take these to Goodwill?”


Always, the answer is “NO, I’m going to use them someday!”

Needless to say,  they gathered dust, dirt, cobwebs, spiders…..YUK!

Well, last week was finally their time to shine!

I went to Lowes and purchased four sets of caster wheels……


 …..and attached them to the bottom of the crates.


 Now, these beautiful old milk crates have a new purpose and I love it!


I love to hoard keep old magazines to look through for inspiration.  I’ve been storing them in flimsy storage containers for years, on the highest shelf in a closet!



I now house my magazines in these crates in my new office/guest room (which I am in the middle of re-inventing).  More to come on that whole transformation!


I love the wheels!!  They store easily under my new desk and it makes it so easy to move the crates from room to room when they are full of heavy materials!

Now I’m happy, my husband is happy and most of all, my crates are happy!  I swear my furniture talks to me!!

I know…..I have a problem! :)

Until next time………..

A Bouquet of Talent @ Life on Lakeshore Drive with Kathy

Give me the Goods Monday @ Rain on a Tin Roof with Jenna

Tuesday’s The Scoop @ Cedar Hill Ranch with Anita

Make It Pretty Monday @ The Dedicated House with Kathryn

Tuesday’s at Our Home @ Our Home Away From Home with MariaElena

Work It Wednesdays @ High Heels and Grills with Sarah

Silver Penny’s Sundays @ Finding Silver Pennies with Danielle






  1. Gail@PurpleHuesand Me :

    What a wonderful idea and it’s so cool and in style! They remind me of a miniature version of the wooden tables with wheels you seen in home decor magazines. Awesome!

  2. What a great idea! Very cool. (I hoard magazines too)

  3. Vashti Quiroz-Vega :

    Cool idea Angela!

  4. Amy @ StowandTellu :

    Stopping by and following you from the Bloglovin blog hop. I love your revitalized crates, it’s great when you can spiff up and old find or two!! ~ Amy @ StowandTellU

  5. Angela, I have done the same thing with my other crate! LOL My husband added wheels to it last week and I have it in my craft room with all my decor magazines. It holds so many of them! LOL Great minds think alike! Great post, Angela!

  6. Doreen Sargente :

    They are puuurfect! Now all you need to do is find the time to read those magazines, so stop reading my comment and get to it ;).

  7. I love what you did with the milk crates wish i had some.

  8. Danni@SiloHillFarm :

    Well join the club…it’s a fine line between junking, crafting and hoarding!! I love your crates and so clever to put some wheels on them!

  9. rainonatinroof01 :

    LOVE these! I am such a milk crate fan, but have never found any for a reasonable price! Yours are awesome! I’m jealous! Would love it if you would link this up to Give Me The Goods Monday: 1 Party, 5 Blogs!
    Jenna @ Rain on a Tin Roof

  10. Love your vintage crates and the wheels make them perfect.

  11. Hi Angela! LOVE the way you added the wheels to the crates and made them not just beautiful but functional as well :) Bet your husband is happy you didn’t get rid of them!

    Kindly, Lorraine

  12. Fantastic! I love the look of old crates and your revived them beautifully. Thanks for sharing at Silver Pennies Sundays.x

  13. Oh, what a fabulous idea! I love the old crates. I love to collect all those magazines, too! This is the perfect place to store them. Thank you so much sharing at A Bouquet of Talent this week. I am featuring your awesome crates today at Pick of the Bunch! Have a wonderful weekend.

  14. Love this idea and think they look great! They’re just perfect for magazines, wish I had an old milk crate or two!

  15. Hi Angela, love what you did with these crates! Very creative my friend.


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