17 Chic Ways to Decorate With Rustic Wooden Crates

When it comes to the vintage rustic wooden crate, it's all about thinking outside the box.
by Catherine Jessee

If you're opting for a rustic wedding, it's all about fresh details and natural textures. When it comes to rustic décor, there's one versatile staple you don't want to overlook: the all-purpose wooden crate. From flower-filled crates lining the ceremony aisle to artfully stacked escort card displays and DIY cakestands, there are so many unique ways to think outside of the box (or crate, if you will).

To help you discover new ways to use rustic wooden crates, we've rounded up 17 of our favorite creative—and functional—ideas to inspire your planning.

  1. Rustic Escort Card Table With Lavender

    Rustic glam escort table with lavender and wooden crates
    Marie Labbancz Photography
  2. Ceremony Décor With Fresh Flowers

    Wooden crate decor with fresh flowers for an outdoor wedding ceremony
    Ashley Sawtelle
  3. Vintage Ceremony Setup With Programs and a Petal Toss

    Vintage table and wooden crates for wedding programs and petals to toss
    Katie Lindgren Photography
  4. Stacked Photo and Décor Display

    Welcome table idea with wooden crates and family photos
    Lina Ryann Photography
  5. Antique Aisle Decorations With Flowers

    Floral decor with wooden crates and tables for an outdoor wedding ceremony
    Angela King Photography
  6. Centerpiece With Dahlias, Garden Roses and Succulents

    Rustic flower and succulent arrangement in a wooden planter for a wedding reception centerpiece
    Kira Friedman and Caleb Young/Harper Point Photography
  7. Romantic Decor With Jewel-Toned Blooms and Candles

    Romantic reception decor with wooden crates and tea lights
    emilie inc. photography
  8. Antique Drink Station

    Natural rustic drink station idea for a wedding reception
  9. Lush White and Green Centerpiece

    Natural romantic table centerpiece with flowers and greenery for a wedding reception
    Carina Romano Photography
  10. Vintage Dessert Station

    Antique wooden crate dessert table idea for a wedding reception
    Jonathan David Studios
  11. Anniversary Wine Message Table

    Glam guest advice with anniversary wine idea with wooden crates
    onelove photography
  12. Rustic Moss Escort Card Display

    Table card display idea for a wedding reception
    Stephen Govel Photography
  13. Naked Cake Stand

    Whimsical wooden crate cake stand for a wedding reception
    Amara Photo
  14. Bright Mix-and-Match Tabletop Colors

    Bright wooden crate centerpeice idea for a wedding reception
    Amalie Orrange Photography
  15. Repurposed Vintage Crates With Roses and Hydrangea

    Repurposed vintage wooden crate centerpiece idea for a wedding reception centerpiece
    Aperture Photography
  16. Dessert Display With Multiple Cakes

    Cake stands and rustic wooden crate decor for a wedding reception
    Amanda Donaho Photography
  17. Clothing Pin Escort Table With Chalkboard Signs

    Wooden crate escort display idea for a wedding reception
    Katelyn James Photography
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