Turning a Dresser Drawer into a Planter Tutorial - Planter made from a end table with the top taken off. There are several ways to keep the wood on the bottom of the drawer from rotting out. Here's the website address to a tutorial for one of them.
Use Old Crates and Drawers as shadow boxes. I love this. Went through my Dads barn and found some old crates and boxes that my Grandfather made to store nuts, bolts, screws, etc. I have them hanging on my wall now.