So below, 18 DIY wine rack ideas to store your bottles in style.
1. Plant Hangers Repurposed
Your wine rack doesn’t necessarily need to be a rack at all, as seen here. Kristen McDougall used plant hangers to hang her wine, and the result doubles as boho décor.
2. A Stunning Statement Piece
This DIY wine rack in Aanchal Srivastava and her husband’s movie room is nothing short of stunning. While it’s not a project for beginners, it truly makes a statement.
“Each piece was cut in different angles to create intricate caskets for bottles of wine,” Aanchal says on Instagram. “The royal blue adds a statement to our neutral basement, and the green brought in a sense of natural light the space is missing.”
3. A New Life for Clay Pipes
Yes, these wine bottles are resting in clay pipes. This DIY could be free if you already have some laying around.
4. Reclaimed Wood Creation
This wine rack is made from reclaimed wood for a unique look. Wine bottles and a plant sit up top while glasses hang down below.
5. A Numbered Label for Each Bottle
Blogger Whitney Gainer of Shanty2Chic made a beautiful wine rack complete with numbered labels to show off five of her favorite blends. This project is more advanced, so you’ll want to make sure you have a drill, sander, and more, as outlined in Gainer’s tutorial.
6. A Free-Standing Wine Rack/Bar Cart
If you’re looking for a setup that more closely resembles a typical bar cart, you’ll want to scope out blogger Bre Bertolini’s setup, which is made of pine and plywood stained in a dark walnut. It allows wine aficionados to easily view the bottles they have on hand while providing plenty of storage for glasses of all shapes and sizes.
7. A Minimalist Leather Sling
Blogger Sam Raimondi crafted this gorgeous wine sling using aluminum rods and leather. Here, it’s shown with one bottle, but each sling could hold about three.
8. A Bottle-and-Glass Wall Display
Blogger Bethany Sy also used leather to create this stunning wine holder designed to be mounted on the wall; there’s room to store a couple of wine glasses underneath, too. Sy added some personalization using a stencil—an especially smart addition if you’re looking to gift your wine rack.
9. Hooks to Hold Bottles In Place
How lovely is blogger Jenni Yolo’s barnwood wine rack, which stands out with a touch of shiny copper? The chalkboard paint up top finishes off the rustic look. This project looks super stylish, but requires minimal tools and skills to pull off.
10. A Wine Rack Within an Island
Blogger Sarah Saucedo of Thrifty Decor Chick chose to upgrade her existing kitchen island to include a wine rack. See the slots for wine to the left of the dish towels. She made it from wood she already had on hand, and then painted both the rack and the island a beautiful blueish gray for a cohesive look.
11. A Geometric Wall Display
The best part about working with plywood is that there are endless opportunities to customize your creation. Blogger Sarah Fogle created this intricate shape using wood that she sanded and stained and then mounted the piece to her wall. This wine rack easily doubles as décor.
12. An Industrial Tabletop Display
If you’re a fan of all things industrial looking, you’ll want to replicate the pipe wine rack that blogger Stephen Johnson made. The pipe component of this piece is actually available for purchase on Amazon.
13. A Repurposed Pegboard
This pegboard-turned-wine rack that Becky Marshall of Flipping the Flip made has space for plenty of bottles, which are held in place by long dowels. This piece looks lovely in its natural wood color, but you could also spray paint the whole thing—or even just the wood backing—in the hue of your choosing for some extra oomph.
14. An Under-Cabinet Bottle Shelf
Blogger Lindi Vanderschaaf of Love Create Celebrate made a copper wine rack to affix to the bottom of her kitchen cabinets for maximum storage. The final product houses six bottles of wine without taking up precious counter or wall space, making it an excellent option if you’re working with limited square footage.
Have an old dresser that is missing drawers or no longer serves a clear purpose? Make like blogger Jessica Wangelin and use it for wine storage instead. In a tutorial on Pretty Handy Girl, Wangelin explains how she converted a thrift store find into a mini cellar. By attaching dowels to MDF wood, she created the perfect resting spot for bottles. The top of the dresser would be the perfect surface to hold a tray of liquor bottles.
16. Angled Wall-Mount Wine Rack
Blogger Jamison Rantz created this fun, L-shaped wine holder for the wall within just a few minutes. Since this piece is so small in size, it could be hung practically anywhere—on a small wall next to the fridge, in a dining nook, or even above a bar cart.
Blogger Paula Skulina made two of these freestanding wine rack featuring shelves of various heights. This setup allows Skulina to also store glasses on the rack, making impromptu entertaining a breeze.
Blogger Lynn Lilly of The Craft Box Girls made this charming wine rack, which can be positioned horizontally or vertically. She notes that it’s easy to adapt this project to create stackable forms of this piece, too.
Additional reporting by Carolin Lehmann