Here are bunch of fun options for you!
Here's some ideas for you:
Hi Paulette - I made this adorable organization bin that looks like a vintage crate. Hope this helps with some inspiration! Hugs, Holly
I have seen people add a top with an upholstered cushion and make them into footstools or you could add wheels to the bottom and use them as toy storage. If you don't have small kids then maybe blanket storage in your living room or something. They are fun.
Here is what I did with an old wooden crate https://www.homeroad.net/2019/05/rustic-antique-crate-for-flowers.html