A Dozen Non-Boozy Ways to Use a Wine Rack in Every Room of the House

A Dozen Non-Boozy Ways to Use a Wine Rack in Every Room of the House

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Taryn Williford
Apr 20, 2016
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Maybe you're not a drinker. Or maybe you drink a lot and actually don't need anywhere to store unopened bottles of wine because there never are any. Either way, if you find yourself in the possession of a wine rack with no wine to rack in it, get familiar with these dozen ways you can repurpose a bottle rack for something other than booze.

In the bathroom: A wine rack on Cosmopolitan being used to corral hair products.

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In the craft room: A wine rack being used as yarn storage in the Lion Brand Craft Studio, captured by Repeat Crafter Me.

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In the bathroom: A wine rack is the perfect size for storing rolled-up towels, like here on HGTV.

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In the office: A wine rack like this one Brenscraps found and shared on Scrapbook.com is perfect for organizing a collection of pens, pencils or markers.

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In the office: You can also outfit a wire wine rack with jars or cups, as seen here on Better Homes and Gardens, to store office or craft supplies.

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On the patio: You can plant succulents or small plants into the deep, angled slots of a riddling rack, like this one we spotted from This American Home.

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In the closet: Mount a wine rack to the wall to stash clutches and small purses, like here from Salvage Life.

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In the kitchen: Curbly shows us how to make a compact, wall-mounted herb garden from this IKEA VURM wine rack.

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In the kitchen: A wine rack can be used inside of a pantry or cabinet to organize water bottles, like here on Better Homes and Gardens.

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Anywhere: The living room, bathroom or office could all use a wine rack to corral rolled-up magazines, as seen here from Hometalk.

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In the garage: The IKEA VURM makes another appearance, this time from Real Simple as a way to stack and store utility supplies.

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In the foyer: This Belgian home, featured on Dwell, uses a wine rack as shoe storage for the whole family.

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