DIY Pallet Furniture
1. DIY Pallet bed
I love that the builders used gate benches to give this shipping pallet bench a more rustic feel. For more details on this project check out Design Sponge.
3. Pallet Headboard
Turn used shipping pallets a into a modern headboard with a few 2×4’s and a belt sander. For the complete tutorial, check out The Thinking Closet.
4. Toddler bed
It doesn’t get much cuter than a tiny pallet bed! That colorful quilt adds a lot of whimsy too. For a complete tutorial, hop on over to Lori Danelle.
5. Painted coffee table
Make a DIY pallet coffee table even more unique with a paint! For tons more ideas and pictures, check out Recyclart.
6. Pallet coffee table
This DIY pallet coffee table was made from a small pallet with just a little sanding and staining. She added caster wheels and I love that it has a built in storage sold for books and magazines. For a complete tutorial, check out Mango & Tomato.
7. Coffee table with storage
The Crafty Nester used 3 shipping pallets and a peice of MDF board to create this coffee table with storage. For more details, check out Crafty Nester.
8. T.V. Stand
This pallet media stand is extra special with a glass top that reveals a few of Donna’s treasures. For the full tutorial, check out Funky Junk Interiors.
9. Pallet coffee table
Simply add casters and some white paint for this chic shipping pallet coffee table. (Image via Flickr.)
10. Table with drawers
Use a shipping pallet as a skeleton and build a top and two drawers to create this masterpeice. (Image via Esprit Cabane.)
Garden pallet projects
Who knew shipping pallets made such great vertical garden containers? Here are 5 garden related DIY pallet project ideas.
11. Pallet herb garden
Cut a shipping pallet into fourths, paint a peice blue, and add silver rings to create this adorable garden for a small space. (Picture oringially from Eyes on the source.)
12. Pallet garden planter
Turn a pallet vertical and add wood to create multiple horizontal planters for the perfect herb garden. Image via C.R.A.F.T.
13. Potting station
Take a pallet apart and re-use the wood slats to create this potting station. For more details, visit Design Sponge.
16. Foldable pallet potting station
Turn 2 pallets into a foldable gardening station with some hinges, hooks, and chain. Find the complete tutorial at Jenna Burger.
This shed requires a little more DIY skill than many of the other pallet projects, but it turned out so well. Image via Flickr.
17. Pallet cave
18. Pallet porch
19. Backyard bar
Make this backyard bar by tying 2 shipping pallets together and placing 2 sets next to each other. Add a wood counter and voila! For more details and pictures, check out This Worthey Life.
Wood Pallet Crafts
20. Pallet Flag
A shipping pallet flag is as simple as attaching 8 pieces together and painting them to resemble am American flag. For more pictures, check out Sweet Something Design.
21. Plate Shelf
Who knew a shipping pallet was the perfect size to hang on the wall as it and hold decorative plates? Genius! For more details, check out Remodelista.
22. Serving Tray
The serving tray was made by the same duo that made the impressive pallet bench above. This is the perfect pallet project to start with and takes about 1 hour to complete. For more details check out Design Sponge.
23. Wall paneling
24. Yard tool holder
I spotted this genius shipping pallet idea at a local farm and couldn’t resist snapping a picture. The pallet makes the perfect spot to organize yard tools in a garage.
25. Pallet storage containers
Turn the wood from shipping pallets into these cute organizing bins complete with stencils and all! For more details, check out Dolen Diaries.
26. Pallet shoe organizers
Who doesn’t need extra dedicated shoe storage? Take a shipping pallet apart and use the wood to create this clever vertical shoe storage. Tutotial and photo oringially found on I Love That Junk.
If these 26 pallet projects are not enough for you, be sure to check out my friend Karah’s book, DIY Wood Pallet Projects with 35 more genius ideas.
In my shipping pallet project research, I came across 2 great articles: the scoop on safe shipping pallets and all you ever wanted to know about pallet wood both are must reads before building your shipping pallet masterpiece! What are you going to make first?