There’s no surprise why pallets are such a popular resource in DIY projects. Over the years, many people have come to realize the potential of pallets in their projects. Pallets are inexpensive (usually free), easy to find, and easy to use. Pallets can be used whole to create bases for furniture or tables or they can be broken down for the boards to create signs, clocks, and artwork. You can use pallets outside, too. Build outdoor furniture, raised garden beds, vertical garden beds and so much more. Using pallets, you can create almost anything you want or need to fit your personal style.

Furniture

DIY cradle for your child that stands the test of time
DIY cradle

Whether you’re a beginner DIYer or a professional, wood pallets are great resources for designing and building your indoor and outdoor furniture. Sofas and chairs are excellent projects for any skill level. Tables can be as simple or as complex as you need them to be. You can simple put glass on top of a pallet or use slides, gears, or motors to create an expanding pallet table. Pallets can even be used to create bed frames and headboards. Pallets can be painted or stained to match the existing decor of your room, or you can leave them natural for a more rustic look. With a little imagination, a saw, and a hammer, you can create almost anything you want.

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Decor

 

DIY pallet stand up garden for your patio
Patio garden

Pallets can make excellent and unique decor for your home. If you’re skilled at wood burning or painting, using pallets as your canvas creates fabulous, custom pieces of art for any room in your home. You can also use pallets to make clocks or personalized signs. You can easily cut pallets into any shape, allowing for a wide variety of options when it comes to decorating your home. Pallets are especially great resources if you’re looking for a more rustic decor style, especially if you use them as flooring, walls, or ceilings. Pallets are excellent for holiday decor as well since they’re cheap, easy to customize, and work well outside or inside.

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Garden

A backyard pallet garden totally DIY
Backyard garden

In the garden, pallets rule. They can be turned into outdoor furniture, raised garden beds, vertical garden beds, planters, or even a shed. Whether you have a green thumb or are looking to get started with gardening, you can create the perfect garden by upcycling wooden pallets. Pallets are an inexpensive way to set your garden apart and make it truly beautiful and unique. If you’re looking for some inspiration on how to turn your garden into something magical with pallets, check out these great tutorials.

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