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.
In the craft room: A wine rack being used as yarn storage in the Lion Brand Craft Studio, captured by Repeat Crafter Me.
In the bathroom: A wine rack is the perfect size for storing rolled-up towels, like here on HGTV.
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.
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.
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.
In the closet: Mount a wine rack to the wall to stash clutches and small purses, like here from Salvage Life.
In the kitchen: Curbly shows us how to make a compact, wall-mounted herb garden from this IKEA VURM wine rack.
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.
Anywhere: The living room, bathroom or office could all use a wine rack to corral rolled-up magazines, as seen here from Hometalk.
In the garage: The IKEA VURM makes another appearance, this time from Real Simple as a way to stack and store utility supplies.
In the foyer: This Belgian home, featured on Dwell, uses a wine rack as shoe storage for the whole family.
Re-edited from a post originally published 4.20.16 - AL