Furniture Design, functionality, aesthetics, and (that or the) WOW factor should not be based on who the designer is or how much the material cost.
What is important is how creatively the project was done. If you’re looking for a wallet-friendly furniture project, here are Pallet Projects ideas to match your budget.
We listed here 25 DIY Pallet Projects ideas that are cheap, remarkable, and easy to make.
1 – DIY Pallet Projects Furniture
“The desire to create is the deepest yearnings of the human soul – Ernest Uchdorf”
You can improve your outdoor living space with this Patio Pallet Furniture from “The Sassy Sparrow”.
Who will say NO to this lovely awesome furniture?
Grandma and Grandpa will definitely say Yes.
He will give you the “Stare”.
That stare that says how lucky I am to be married to this amazing woman”!
Simon will say NO of course. 🙁
Check out this awesome blog from the Sassy (Sparrow) for the full tutorial.
2 – DIY Rustic Pumpkin
This is spooktacular and perfect for Halloween!
“It’s a seasonal craft, but you can use it year after year”.
By getting some extra pallets, a tree branch, some newspapers, markers, nails, sandpaper and paint you can actually make this one.
Using the newspaper as a guide…
From there, you can figure out what the length of your pallets should be and how many you will need to do the project.
This has a (medium or high) level of difficulty.
I had to add this one – I love pumpkins!.
3 – DIY: Key and Mail Organizer On Reclaimed Wood
I can assure you…
This one is a MUST.
Here are three things this simple keyholder with help you with.
- You will never lose your keys again! (What, you never lose your keys?)
- You will never forget to pay your bills. Just put the bills in that mail pocket and you’re good.
- If You will have a designated to leave notes for the family…no more “I didn’t see it” because they will have space just for their messages (if you add more boxes).
Don’t underestimate the versatility of reclaimed pallets.
and don’t underestimate the value of not losing your keys” or something similar.
See the full tutorial here: greatdiys.com
4 – DIY Wood Pallet Crate Shelf for Storage and Display
Who said that these pallets have no use?
You can see here that they do!
The time to arrange our things and release the serious headaches of looking for the perfect spot to store our things has finally come.
With or without a large budget, you can still figure out how you’re going to arrange your things.
Especially if you live in a Villa or a small space apartment.
“You can have the confidence to invite over friends because your stuff is organized and your accessories are tastefully displayed.
So what are you waiting for?
Learn how to create those boxes in this tutorial here.
5 – DIY Rustic Pallet Bookshelf
Are you a bookworm who reads every day?
Whether you read personal development, cookbooks, business, marketing or DIY magazines, you can store them all on this pallet bookcase.
If you don’t have pallets, check at your local hardware store.
Simply follow this step by step tutorial Anne prepared for you (I would list the name of the website too.
6 – Rustic Blanket Ladder
Organize your blankets and towels with this Reclaimed Pallet Blanket Ladder….
Simply find some reclaimed pallets or check at a local retailer so you can start working on this. (Or set aside a weekend to build this)
Taking a bath will never be the same again with this Blanket Ladder. Just make sure you find the perfect place for ease of access.
Check out this awesome blog for the tutorial: home-dzine.co.za
7 – Reclaimed Pallet Planters
There’s just too much upside on the creation of this Reclaimed Pallet Planter.
- First, the wood is free because it was reclaimed from the last printer delivery to the office.
- 2nd, the way it is designed, it really suits every home because it’s movable, saves space and is rustic. (you are saying the home will buy the planter)
- 3rd, there’s a WOW factor because it does not just function as an ordinary decoration, but it has some environmental benefits because living plants purify the air.
The downside? They did not include my favorite chili peppers.
I hate them for that reason.
If you also hate them because they did not include my favorite chili peppers, but still you want to make this Creative Reclaimed Pallet Planter…
See this full tutorial: recyclart.org
8 – CHEAP’N’CHIC Pallet Sofa
If you want to hide your favorite junk food so that no one is able to find it.
This DIY magic storage Pallet Sofa is perfect for you.
Hahaha…the way that magic hidden storage was invented is just like the way Einstein invented the theory of Relativity. It was super smart to come out with that idea.
How did he know that I love to hide something in the sofa?
Is he a closet junk food fan too?”
What are you waiting for?
Source: Pallet sofa here
9 – DIY Farmhouse Pallet Table
I know what you’re doing right now…
Did you just stop scrolling because of this natural beauty?
Hahaha… you like it does you?
Of course! That’s why it’s lucky 9 on our list. (In America, 7 is considered lucky!)
The one who made it is a country girl at heart.
That’s why the moment you saw it you fell in love.
This table represents this quote:
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like.
Design is how it works.
– Steve Jobs
Now we’re talking…
This table will not just improve the looks of your house.
But it will help you make sure everyone in the family can sit comfortably at the table (and not spend too much money).
If you want to love your dining room again and create your own version of this Pallet Table see this Full tutorial from Housemade.
10 – Pallet Plaques
Change the way you remember things with this awesome cool DIY Pallet Plaque by ohmy-creative.
Yeah…If you’re sick and tired of the picture frame s that are available in stores and bored with bland photo display ideas, then give this project a try.
You can try mixing different colors for an assortment or contrast it with the color of your wall to have that perfect accent.
Just be creative and have fun!
11 – Pallet Trunk
Whenever I see a wooden trunk like this one, I always think of Captain Jack Sparrow….one of my favorite movie characters of all time. Oops, time to get back on topic!
If you need storage for your precious items, this classic Pallet trunk is perfect for the task!
You can use this to store paint, you’re told, industrial items or hazardous materials that you don’t want your kids to be around.
If you want to make it a little more Rustic, buy some walnut stain in the hardware near you.
12 – Pallet Clock
If you’re on a tight budget but need a more attractive way to show the time. This DIY pallet clock is just right.
This darling is an easy-peasy project, even if you’re not a natural born DIY’er.
Simply get some reclaimed pallets and sacrifice your old wall clock.
13 – Genius Pallet Cooler
This Pallet Cooler is a genius!
Invite your neighbors for dinner this weekend and surprise them with this Pallet Cooler.
(But If you don’t like your neighbors, forget it)
With some sanded pallets, a cooler, handles, and some creativity, you can make your own “Genius Pallet Cooler”.
Who will know that there’s a cooler inside?
Only beer connoisseur will notice that this Rustic Looking table has an alternative function.
Just don’t forget to buy the beer!
15 – The Best DIY Wood Pallet TV Stand
In some ways…
Everyone of us wants better.
Better things for our kids…
Better food for our dogs…
Better design for our clients…
A Better spouse?
(Nah…well in some cases)
But for our living room…
Where everyone wants to hang out, watch basketball games, Netflix or Youtube, we want only the best
The best meaning…we want to show off something that represents us. Something that came out of our minds and created by our hands.
And that is this Best DIY WOOD PALLET TV STAND PLAN
See the full inspiration here for details: Palletideas
16 – DIY Pallet Wood Signs
“Take a deep breath.
It’s just a BAD DAY, Not a BAD LIFE”
Not every day is a GREAT DAY.
There will be down moments ( I’m not talking about the weekdays here)…
There will be moments that you think that you’re about to give up.
Especially when your husband forgets to pick up dinner, even though you wrote a big note and stuck it on the fridge”.
“Believe there is good in the world! by Bloominghomestead
17 – DIY Pallet Living Wall
Who doesn’t want a garden inside their house?
Whether you’re born with a BIG silver spoon in your mouth (like that one on the wall) or NOT.
You will always say Yes to this Living Garden.
If you came from work and stressed because your boss got mad at you for no reason and you look on the wall and you see these babies (the plants) hanging around…
What will you feel?
you will feel better, of course
Not only that,
This baby will increase your well being by constantly purifying the air around you.
…be inspired by this step-by-step tutorial by beersnbeans
Note: This is perfect for a home that has limited space.
18 – DIY Pallet Wood Vertical Blinds
Don’t you dare miss this one!
For some reason…
You will just hit scroll and look to see no. 18 on our list.
Because…you saw something that doesn’t ring a bell.
If you look closely you will understand what these Vertical Blinds could give you…
It can give you the shade you need whenever there’s too much sunlight.
When someone walks into your room and they see those beauties hanging around, they will say
MANNN, those blinds are HOT.
I’m going to build one tonight brother!
See the full tutorial here: humboldtartdept
19 – Wood Pallet Wall Shelf
Don’t just throw away those pallets!
Take advantage of your old pallets and build this amazing recycled pallet shelf from palletideas.
There are three things you can do to improve your design.
- You can put some walnut stain to make it more rustic.
- You can add some hooks for your keys.
- Do number 1 and 2 and then add a simple message to your family somewhere. You can use paint, marker or whatever medium you want. (watercolor won’t work on stained wood, maybe marker?)
What a wonderful creation to add to our list.
Simple and creative.
Can you imagine?!
With just some recycled pallets and our own imagination, we can build something that is useful and AWESOME!
Let’s get Creative!
20 – Amazing DIY Pallet Fence
Green thumb or Red thumb.
This idea of using pallets as your fence is cost effective.
You will be needing a lot of pallets for this one if you have a larger yard.
You don’t need to finish the entire fence if there are no available pallets.
Just start with three or four pallets, then eventually add more as you go along.
Also, you can try mixing some colors and stain it depending on your taste.
This fence will absolutely motivate you to plant your own veggies and herbs.
What are you waiting for?
Hop in here!
21 – DIY Reclaimed Planters
The idea of using some reclaimed pallets to act as planters is a good thing. (Cost effective, creative, and genius).
Second…You will have an opportunity to plant some of my favorite crops like tomatoes, chili peppers, Okra, or whatever veggies you like.
Third…This will last for at least 3 to 4 years so you will have more time to grow as a farmer in this conditioned space.
I would not expect that on your first year planting, you will have a Golden Harvest.
Why? Because you’re so busy telling yourself you’re not a Farmer.
Don’t worry … me neither. But still…I now have a golden harvest of Chilis for my beloved condiments.
So, if you want to build your own, you can see the full tutorial here at:
22 – Pallet Wardrobe
This is IT.
The one you are waiting for.
The one that will answer your storage problems.
The one that will give hope to our NOT so organized clothes and other personal stuff.
But what the heck?!
Is that thing expensive?
A BIG NO.
This wardrobe that you’re looking at is made of reclaimed pallets, old handles, and a dowel rod.
This one is pretty CHEAP to build. (but it doesn’t look like it).
Storing your things will never be the same again with this Pallet Wardrobe.
23 – Strawberry Pallet Planter
We’re running out of pallets…
But this one will never run out of awesomeness.
It was invented and built for one sole purpose. To improve how we plant strawberries!
Yeah, you heard it right.
Berries…if you’re not a fan of them, just scroll now or be charmed by its amazing aesthetics. Tanya re-engineered the way how we make Strawberry planters like never before.
Take a closer look and you will see those berries dancing in happiness.
Because they can breathe and chit-chat with their friends outside those windows.
Strawberries need a social life too!
See this amazing tutorial from Tanya.
24 – DIY Pallet Shoe Rack
You: Honey…where’re my shoes?
Honey: What shoes?
You: The black ones, the ones I wear to the office.
Honey: Look in the kitchen, underneath the pantry shelves.
You: I don’t see them…I will be late for work!
Does this sound familiar?
Every time you need your shoes…it’s just a pain in the ()*.
Build this right NOW!
(There’s also other shoe rack designs inside)
25 – DIY Pallet Wood Tray
The hardest part of watching our favorite T.V. show is watching it without a remote.
Especially when you don’t know the last person who used it, or where they put it.
Now, how can you watch three channels at the same time?
This DIY pallet tray will solve all your soap opera problems.
25 – DIY Pallet Walls
I thought this one is our number one?
Who dares to put this on number 25?
This is the Michaelangelo of Pallet Wall Creations!!!!
Imagine this is your wall…
You: Okay, that’s pretty fine.
Then when Michaelangelo came here he decided to decorate it with some Pallet Walls like this…
See the full and step-by-step tutorial here.