You can also turn crates on their end for handy end tables. | 31 Clever Ways To Decorate Your Outdoor Space
Love the idea for a simple DIY wire basket side table @Industry Standard Design
Re-purpose umbrella stand into DIY patio side table for easy garden decor. How to build an outdoor table easily.
DIY X-Brace Concrete Side Table Plans | Rogue Engineer for Remodelaholic.com
#DIY Patio Side Table out of a Terra Cotta Pot and Base #PatioTable
"The side tables are halves of wine barrels simply turned upside down. Find them at a local hardware store for perfect rustic end table Lantern from Pottery Barn, square planter from Crate + Barrel.
Spray paint a metal trash can and flip over for an instant side table. (I like this idea for outdoor patio tables) Or use as ball storage for toy room
DIY-ify: Outdoor Concrete Table/Stool for under $15 You can also use textured paint on plastic paint drums they also make nice side tables
credit: Smile and Wave [http://smileandwave.typepad.com/blog/2013/04/40-projects-plant-stand-to-end-table-diy.html]