Nice ideas for creating bookshelves out of crates: DIY Crate Bookshelf Tutorial — Tara Michelle Interiors
IKEA modified, add wood surround & legs that fit your style.
It is a great idea if you have a stairway or long hallway. I have one whole wall of pictures of my family in my livingroom like this above the piano. Dream Home,For the Home,Home Sweet Home,There's No Place