DIY French Vegetable Crate

Faux French Vegetable Crate!
ala pinterest & Craftberry Bush 

I've loved these baskets these for a long time!

I loved the one I saw at Craftberry Bush and here 
is how I made my own.

I started out with lengths of wood for the sides that came from an old wooden CD holder I found at Goodwill.

I attached wooden shims from Home Depot between the sides.

I lined the wooden crate with chicken wire. 

I added legs, covered the corners with rusty hinges, and voila!

I had the French Vegetable Crate I've always wanted!

But I have to tell you that there are 2 very important secrets to this project...

One was the vinegar and steel wool antiquing I did to the finished crate, and second was the solution that I used to tarnish the shiny chicken wire.

You can read all about those aging techniques by clicking the yellow links above. 

So now I'm loving this Faux French Vegetable Crate and I have Lucy's inspiration over at Craftberry Bush to thank for it!


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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .