Cool Crates {Giveaway}

December 1, 2011 by

We just moved into a new place, and I’m still trying to find a space for everything. My old house had a built in wine rack and a lot more cupboard space, so I’m thinking wooden crates would come in handy. I saw these beautiful crates by DecoCrate at this year’s Kamers vol Gesekenke, and they’re a pretty solution to any storage problem!

DecoCrate is a new décor item and storage solution by The Food Fox – a food blogger and lover of all things beautiful. DecoCrates are handmade by brother and sister team Sunley Uys and Ilse van der Merwe, using restored and new pine wood.

The crates are handpainted and stained to become beautiful vintage-inspired storage crates, perfect for storing kitchen items, wine bottles, books, fire wood, kids toys, etc. The crates are stackable and make wonderfully colourful racks – you can even stack your whole wall!

They have recently started to custom-make crates, so you can choose your own labels or names. You’ll find DecoCrate at The Farmer’s Daughter in Stellenbosch – large, medium and small.

The friendly folks from Decocrates are giving away one of their beautiful crates! One lucky reader will win a 30 x 30 x 45 cm DecoCrate (“Full Cream MILK” design) to the value of R450.







How to enter:

Just leave a comment telling us what you want to use the crate for!

Term & Conditions:

This prize is  not transferrable for cash.

Competition closes  8 December 2011

We regret that the competition is only for people living in South Africa.

Only enter if you live in the Cape Winelands, or if you’re willing to collect the crate in Stellenbosch

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75 Responses to “Cool Crates {Giveaway}”

  1. Nicky December 6, 2011 at 6:54 pm #

    These are gorgeous, I would love to use one for magazies in our lounge or for towels in our spare room. If I had more than one, I would love to stack them as a side table.

  2. Tracey December 7, 2011 at 9:37 am #

    WOW!!! LOVE THE CRATES!!! I am a helpless foodie and creative design junkie so these crates are right up my alley! I am in the process of planning my wedding which takes place in March and I’ve been looking for a pretty crate to display the boule set in on the lawn! After the wedding I will put this glorious crates to work in our new home and I’m thinking it will earn a prominent spot in our foodie like Kitchen :)

  3. Madelie December 7, 2011 at 11:01 am #

    Please please please can I put some flowers in there as decorations for our Afrikaans-meets- English-urban chich wedding?? O and the “oudtydse soetkoekies” – bar in memory of my granddad will look so great stacked on and in those crates!

  4. Lizl December 8, 2011 at 2:55 pm #

    Wow! It will be perfect for my bathroom as decoration and storage! I will keep my towels neatly rolled up in them.

  5. Doné Groenewald November 16, 2012 at 5:43 pm #

    Absolutely stunning! Thank you for making a crate up for grabs! I like using items that look as if they are out of place – for example I have a huge sundial plant (roots in a bucket of water) standing in a wine harvesting basket, in my lounge. So I would probably stand mine on my huge coffee table, with an aloe of sorts in it, out of the norm yet so stunning.


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