On one of my garage sale/thrift store expeditions, I picked up a couple wine crates, thinking my sister could devise some nifty shelves out of them. They didn't become shelves, but she took one look at them and saw...
Here they are before:
(well, before the flowers, but after the clear coat)
And here they are after:
I really like the way they turned out, it's eco-friendly, and looks great in our front yard. I'll be keeping an eye out for more crates in the future!
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