Take an old crate and bring it inside for an end table in your living room. Id re-paint it to go with the theme of the living room. Every time you redecorate, a quick and simple paint job brings the crate up to date with your living room!
Crate Storage: Wooden crate converted into a portable side table with storage - love this creative idea. Easy to make: Turn crate sideways, add a couple of internal dividers & screw 4 castors on the base. wheels for me)
Leaves dipped in wax to preserve color. I would like this hanging over my kitchen window this fall. -- beautiful idea for a mobile or general hanging decoration, would be better with resin than wax IMO