In every DIY project I make, my main goal is to recycle old stuff I have and to keep the cost at minimum. If my project includes some wood, the first thing I would think of is pallets, they are everywhere, you can get them for free, or buy them for just a few bucks. Wood pallets could be transformed into many useful things in your house, they will add a rustic style to your home on the cheap. Here are 12 creative DIY projects to reuse wood pallets for your home.
1. Shelves from Recovered Pallets
The designers of this office turned pallets into an arrangement of shelves that serve as magazine, stationery and props holder.
2. Sliding Door From Pallets
Typically buying the sliding door hardware and wood from somewhere costs several hundred dollars. But you can always get creative. Using wood pallets will reduce the cost and make it cheaper to create a sliding door by yourself.
3. Pallet Coffee Table
If you want a little more elegance, fill any holes, cracks, etc. with a good-quality wood putty or filler and allow it to dry. Sand your pallet until it is to the smoothness you want.
4. Pallet Blanket Ladder
Don’t you hate when you have blankets all over the place, here is a quick and easy, and under a half hour project that will help you to store and organize your blankets.
5. Pallet Wood Bathtub Table
This project is super easy to make requiring just a few supplies and tools./n
6. Front Entry Hooks
This project will bring in some rustic style and add a functional and beautiful accessory to your front entry space.
7. Pallet Mirror Frame
You can make your bathroom mirror stand out by framing it with pallet wood.
8. Pallet Wood Over-the-Sink Window Shelf
This window shelf happens to be made from none other than a salvaged wood pallet. You might be thinking, why would you put an old pallet anywhere near food preparation, but fear not, by the time this shelf got any where near the sink, it had been stripped of any and all layers of it’s not so clean past.
9. Pallet Porch Swing
A porch swing out of 2 pallets for the price of some chain, hooks and screws, and a few cushions.
10. Planter Box From Pallets
These planters are meant to house two large pots in a more attractive manner.
11. Pallet Dog Bed
Creating a dog bed from an old pallets is a great idea to give your dog a new bed with minimum cost.
12. Pallet Wood Sofa
To make yours, use the measurements and structure in this tutorial as a guide but you don’t have to stick to it. This pallet sofa is all about the beauty of imperfection.