20 Inspirational DIY Pallet Projects For The Home

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20 Inspirational Pallet Projects For The Home

Pallets are everywhere, and with the popularity growing it’s easy to want to have some pallet built pieces added to your home. Whether you’re inspired by the outdoors, entertaining friends, an organized workspace or a well appointed living space; you name it, pallets have already been there, done that.

While there are of course plenty of ways to upcycle and transform old and unused pallets into anything great and inspiring for your home and garden. See twenty of our favorites gathered from the web below.

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1. Wine Rack

Rustic vibes are great in the home, but it’s nice when there are just touches of wood pallets here and there. Adding a wine rack is a great way to make a statement without going overboard. Add a few mason jar wine glasses in there and you’re good to go. [Purchase]

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2. Porch Swing

Porch swings are perfect for warm summer evenings and crisp fall days. By securely attaching multiple pallets together and suspending them from your porch you’ve got a nice little piece of country in your outdoor haven. [DIY Here]

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3. Pallet Headboard

Looking for a unique DIY solution to a bedroom headboard? Crafting an original piece of your own from pallets can really make a statement. Cut, paint, and create your own to your heart’s content.

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4. Wood Pallet Dining Table

Dining tables of all shapes and sizes can be crafted from broken down, or even whole pallets. Utilize the parts of a pallet for a top, or the whole unit to create the table to suit your home. [DIY Here]

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5. Rolling Storage crates

Though these aren’t homemade, adding a contemporary caster to these unique stamped crates could be a great inspiration for home storage, or toy storage. Just add a stenciled label for added effect. [More Info]

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6. Herb Garden

Herbs for a cocktail garden, or great herbs for an Italian dish– no matter the occasion, fresh herbs are the best. Pallets are easy to reconfigure to accommodate any amount of additives for your home cooking.

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7. Shelving

Intricate storage credenzas and shelving are great to add visual interest. The storage pieces by Relic offer up lots of storage for vintage treasures and display for special items. [Relic]

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8. Moon Crib

Babies don’t stay small forever, so utilizing pallets and upcycled wood that would otherwise be tossed away into a creative solution that’s perfect until the little one begins to grow. [More Info]

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9. Twin Bed

Falling in line with the baby crib, a children’s room with a cool bed is the dream of any young kiddo. Just be sure to sand it all down and prevent any splinters or harmful snags on the wood pieces.

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10. DIY Dresser

Any DIY project is a great accomplishment, and this dresser of sorts is a nice piece to add while still being able to put your own spin on it. Adding storage cubes, baskets and books in these perfectly sized squares will free up space elsewhere in your room. [More Info]

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11. Succulent Planter

What better way to showcase succulents and add budding plants than in a more rustic looking planter? The great part about having planters crafted from the consistent wood planks is that more can be made as you continue to collect plants. [DIY Here]

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12. DIY Theater Seating

Instead of going with the standard oversized theater grade recliners– opt for a step above just throwing cushions all over the floor. Stack pallets in a staggered position to create a tiered look in your warm home theater.

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13. Create a Christmas Tree

With the holidays coming up, some of us may be looking for alternatives to having a standard ‘ol pine tree. Whether you go for the space saving 2D wall mounted version, or a 3D sculpture style tree– these are a nice element to add to a home or even make as an office tradition.

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14. Garden Path

This one is a no brainer. Hardly any work except to collect your pallets of choice, finish them (if you desire) and then arrange them out back to create an easy pathway– voila!

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15. Pallet Cooler Holder

Coolers aren’t always the most beautiful piece of furniture or decor at a backyard BBQ or outdoor get together. But if you can elevate and encase your cooler in a stylish pallet case it will surely make for a more upscale vibe. Coolers can now be a staple outside for every event without feeling too much like you’re tailgating at home. [More Info]

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16. Entire House

A slightly lofty goal for those that are DIY obsessed, but this pallet home is also fully operable for a ‘transformer’ like operation. The perfect beach vacation style space, or even inspiration to scale down and make a backyard version. [More Info]

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17. Pallet Stairs

Creative stair solutions can be expensive– just in the banisters and balustrades alone. Create some pallet stairs for a fraction of the price to create three dimensional depth at home.

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18. Modular Table Desks.

Simplicity in a beautiful and streamlined visual. Studio Levant makes upcycling look fabulous, and their modular desk units are that much cooler than any Ikea find, no matter how cheap.

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19. Wall Decor

Walls get so underutilized in the grand scheme of design, that it’s nice to see that even pallets are making their way to wall decor. Add a series of hooks and knobs to store coats, keys, hats and bags in a stylish manner. Even create a faux pallet wood look with Stikwood product.

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20. Pallet Bar

Having a wood-built bar in your home can replace any other form of storage to display where all of the fun takes place, anyway. We guarantee for any that entertain a lot, adding a pretty bar is the perfect choice. [Purchase]

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