23 Really Cool DIY Wine Rack Ideas

Every woman needs some wine at the end of a long hard day. However, if wine isn’t stored properly the flavor and quality of your wine can severely suffer.

One of the best ways to store wine is through the use of a wine rack, but not all of us have the money to buy a fancy new wine rack.

Below are some of my top picks for affordable and adorable DIY wine racks.

1. The Nailed It Wine Rack

WINE RACK – DIY
WINE RACK – DIY (via Shanty 2 Chic)

For a quick and easy rustic look make this wine rack from Shanty 2 Chic. This wine rack is quick and easy to make.

This design can easily be varied by using a different color stain or a different color of nail. The best part of all is the chalk paint, which allows you to show off your incredible taste in wine.

2. Roped In Wine Rack

Diy Wine Rack
Diy Wine Rack (via Cambria Wines)

This is, again, an incredibly simple and quick design, this wine rack has a great classic, elegant, and southern feel to it.

Make the design your own with different color ropes and another stain.

3. Angled Wine Rack

DIY Wine Rack Instructions
DIY Wine Rack Instructions (via Something Is Done)

This wine rack from Something is Done is a great project for the wine connoisseur. It holds many more bottles than some of the previous designs I’ve shown you.

This design is simple and sleek for the modern household. The way the bottles are tilted also makes it easier to read the bottles.

4. Rustic Barn Wine Rack

My Diy | Barn Wood Wine Rack
My Diy | Barn Wood Wine Rack (via I Spy Diy)

This cute southern style wine rack is made from reclaimed barn wood and newspaper holders. It’s perfect for a country girl and definitely has southern charm.

However, if you prefer a sleeker design, you can use a less weathered piece of wood and customize the color of the newspaper holders.

5. The All In One Wine Rack

Wine Bottle And Stemware Rack
Wine Bottle And Stemware Rack (via Jen Woodhouse)

This wine rack from Jen Woodhouse keeps everything in one place and is one of my favorite projects.

This project is relatively easy, but slightly more difficult to make than some of our other wine racks above. However, I think it is well worth the extra effort.

6. Copper Industrial Style Wine Rack

Diy Copper Pipe & Leather Wine Rack
Diy Copper Pipe & Leather Wine Rack (via A Bubbly Life)

This industrial looking wine rack is incredibly easy to make. It’s a great statement piece and can be made in a larger size if you would like more than three bottles on display.

The best part of this design is the copper’s bright color, which helps your wine bottles stand out in contrast.

7. The All In One Wine Cabinet

Diy Wine Cabinet
Diy Wine Cabinet (via Addicted2diy)

This DIY wine cabinet is gorgeous. The design comes from addicted2diy. It will require a little more effort than some of the other DIY wine racks, but the final product is worth every ounce of sweat. The best part about this wine rack is that it can hold up to 9 bottles of wine.

You can easily customize this design with stain, drawer handles, and even modifying the design by putting a second X instead of a drawer and glass storage area.

8. Wine For Two Wine Rack

Wine Rack for a Bottle and 2 Cups Out of Pallet
Wine Rack for a Bottle and 2 Cups Out of Pallet (via Instructables)

A cute and simple design, this wine rack is perfect to display bottles that you’re saving for special occasions like an anniversary.

The two cups some how make the design feel personal and welcoming. It’s the perfect wine rack for newlyweds or older couples.

9. Strap ‘Em in Wine Rack

DIY Wood & Leather Wine Bottle Holder
DIY Wood & Leather Wine Bottle Holder (via Fiskars)

This wine rack is easy and quick to make. This design is cute and masculine at the same time, making it fully husband approved. The total cost of the project is around $30.

This rack is great for someone who wants something simple and stylish on a budget.

10. The Pallet Wine Rack

Recycled Pallet Wine Rack
Recycled Pallet Wine Rack (via 1o1pallets)

This more rustic version of our number 5 pick is made of recycled pallets. It’s the perfect way to use old pallets of wood and helps solve the problem crowded counter tops.

The rustic feel of this wine rack is sure to make it a hit.

11. The Retro Wine Rack

Easy Diy Wine Rack
Easy Diy Wine Rack (via Place Of My Taste)

If you don’t have a lot of wall space, but still want to show off your bottles of wine this wine rack is perfect for you. This design houses 12 bottles of wine, and I can’t get enough of the decorative leaves etched into the wood.

This is the perfect wine rack for someone who loves retro designs, and this wine rack is easy to make.

12. The Every Which Way Wine Rack

DIY Wine Bar Serves Up Stylish Storage for Bottles and Glasses
DIY Wine Bar Serves Up Stylish Storage for Bottles and Glasses (via Saws on Skates)

This creative and unique wine rack is sure to turn some heads. It can hold many bottles as well as several glasses.

I personally love how the design allows for the wine bottles to stand up vertically and add some contrast to the sleek design.

13. Wood Crate Wine Rack

Wood Crate Wine Rack
Wood Crate Wine Rack (via Anything and Everything)

This is one of the easiest DIY wine racks we’ve found. It’s made out of a wooden crate and can hold a lot of wine bottles while taking up a small amount of space.

You can also paint the crate any color you like to fit your needs. It’s a great chic solution to your wine rack needs.

14. Strapped In Wine Rack

Diy Wood & Leather Wine Rack
Diy Wood & Leather Wine Rack (via the Merrythought)

This wine rack is another leather and wood rack. It’s easy to make and can be fancied up with wood stain and different colors of leather.

15. Hanging Wine Rack

Stylish Hanging Wine Rack
Stylish Hanging Wine Rack (via Dremel)

This hanging wine rack is a great solution for the woman with little wall or floor space. This design keeps your wine and glasses out of the way.

It’s sleek and industrial looking and can hold six glasses along with three bottles of wine.

16. The Decorative Wine Rack

Wine rack and plans
Wine rack and plans (by Austin5264)

This cool and intricate design can hold and display so much more than wine. It’s perfect for the person who wants to show off their since of design and their great taste in wine.

It also has a great vintage look to it.

17. Wine Barrel Wine Rack

Wine Barrel Wine Rack
Wine Barrel Wine Rack (by bsap8)

This wine rack is great because it pays homage to where wine comes from and how it is made. It is unique and compact and can hold many bottles.

This wine rack is sure to be a conversation starter.

18. The Pipe Wine Rack

Danny Seo's DIY Wine Rack
Danny Seo’s DIY Wine Rack (via Rachael Ray Every Day)

This wine rack is truly unique and industrial chic. It’s relatively inexpensive to make and you can make the design your own by changing the positions of the pipes or changing the color of the pipes.

You can even easily add to this design as your wine collection grows.

19. Large Wood Pallet Wine Rack

How to Make a Wine Rack From a Wood Pallet
How to Make a Wine Rack From a Wood Pallet (via HGTV)

This wine rack is cute and rustic. It can hold many bottles of wine and is inexpensive to make. The pale color of the wood is sure to make all your wine selections stand out.

20. Light It Up Wine Rack

LED Lit Upcycled Wine Rack With Recycled Pallet and Bottles
LED Lit Upcycled Wine Rack With Recycled Pallet and Bottles (via Instructables)

This wine rack is for the partier. The LED light makes this design unique and great for an in house bar feel, and I love how it makes the wine bottles glow.

This wine rack is sure to draw attention and start conversations when you have company over.

21. The Arrow Wine Rack

Wall Wine Holder
Wall Wine Holder (via Rogue Engineer)

This design is all about the angles, and makes the most out of a small space. The two different colors of wood add perfect contrast and make this design stick out.

22. The Classic Counter top Wine Rack

DIY Countertop Wine Rack
DIY Countertop Wine Rack (via Wilker Do’s)

This wine rack is one of the most traditional DIY racks I found. You’ve probably seen many wine racks like this one before.

It has classic charm and can hold many bottles of wine. It’s the perfect wine rack for someone with lost of counter space.

23. The Not So Traditional Wine Rack

Diy Wine Bottle Holder
Diy Wine Bottle Holder (vis Shanty 2 Chic)

This wine rack also sits on the counter, but is far from traditional. The angles of this wine rack give it a sleek and modern design that also has some southern charm.

Final Thoughts

I hope this post has helped you as much as it has helped me. I can’t wait to build one of these racks for myself and maybe even make a few as holiday gifts. Leave a comment below about which design is your favorite and how you customized it to fit your personality.

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