Here's a recent idea: https://www.hometalk.com/31244934/railroad-shipping-crate-to-coffee-table .
Here are some ideas: https://www.diyncrafts.com/24064/repurpose/25-wood-crate-upcycling-projects-fabulous-home-decor
Denise...do you have a photo so I can see what you're starting with?
Hello Denice. I have old wooden crates that I use as planters. They look nice on the deck and porch.