Here is a fun way to use some of your old crates...crate shelving with some lighting!
Vintage Handcrafted wood SHADOW BOX - knick knack shelf- display case- wall curio -miniatures collections- 26 compartments - collectors case by oakiesclaptrap on Etsy
I have several of these nicnac (knick-knack) shelves around my house. You end up with so many little things! I never thought to put fabric in some of the areas though. I'm thinking of doing a beach-themed one and will put some fabric in that one. jh
Vintage wood shadow box Knick knack shelf Curio by tjmccarty
DIY figurine cubby… cheap, cute, and provides a spot for all those small things | Young House Love
Knick knack shelving
a cute idea for displaying knick-knacks-- no directions, but would be easy to figure out.
Turn an empty corner into an eye-catching space for favorite items with corner shelves | Solutions.com #Shelves #Home #Decor
Bijou Lovely | 37studio spotlight. I like this to utilize all the Knicks knacks
Full Moon Scrapping: STEAMPUNK SHADOW BOX WITH A SECRET