Reclaimed wood is becoming a trendy material used for home decorating these days. Typically used to ship large items, pallets are such an underrated source of décor that can be used for endless projects to enhance your living space both indoors and outdoors. Pallets are also usually quite easy to come across, not to mention often free, with most being left at junkyards, beside dumpsters or even given away at your local hardware store.
Repurposing old pallets and creating something totally new from them can be somewhat intimidating. Surprisingly, there are so many easy projects you can create with pallets starting with simply laying them on the floor and throwing a mattress on top for a bed. Pallets are so versatile and can be transformed into almost anything you can imagine from shelves, tables, and benches to garden beds, fire pits, and planters.
With warmer weather right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about sprucing up your outdoor living space. What better way, than to create trendy and unique projects with pallets. It’s no secret that you can create some pretty impressive furniture and décor with wood pallets. Check out these incredible ways to reuse them in your outdoor living space. The possibilities are endless, all you need is a little imagination.
1. Upcycled Pallet Planter Stand for Backyard Privacy
Creating a sense of enclosure in your backyard will make your space feel like a secluded and private oasis. Although you can install a privacy fence, you can also save time and money by building a super cute privacy screen using pallets. This unique pallet screen includes a built-in garden bed that you can fill with compost and your favorite flowers.
2. Expand Your Outdoor Dining Area with Pallets
Whether you like to host large events with friends or frequently have family over during the warm summer months, it always seems to be a hassle finding plenty of outdoor seating for everyone. With a simple weekend project using pallets, you can expand your outdoor dining area that not only adds enough seating for everyone but also gives your outdoor space a chic, trendy look.
3. A Dreamy Pallet Swing Perfect for Relaxing
What better way to enjoy the nature of the outdoors than with an outdoor swing right in your own backyard? This pallet swing is the perfect summer DIY that requires very few supplies. This pallet swing adds the perfect touch of nostalgia to your outdoor living space. Throw on a few blankets and relax while reading a book or looking up at the stars.
4. Recycle Pallets with a Garden Bench
Building an outdoor garden bench out of pallets is a great way to recycle wood. This is such a cozy little addition to your backyard area and provides additional seating which is always a bonus. Liven it up with bold colorful chair cushions, built-in planters or leave a little room for storage underneath. The possibilities are endless with this versatile pallet bench.
5. An Entertainer’s Dream Oversized Pallet Sectional
A common complaint homeowner often has is that they don’t have enough seating in their outdoor area. Whether you have a patio, deck or just a yard you can easily create enough seating by using old pallets. Combine several to make an oversized sectional. Paint the wood the color of your choice, add outdoor cushions and you have yourself the ultimate entertaining space.
6. Build a Pallet Deck to Extend Your Space
Creating the outdoor area of your dreams doesn’t have to break the bank. A deck is a great way to extend your outdoor living space and add functionality, not to mention enhances the value of your home. This beautiful wood deck was built using pallets and is a genius way to save money while still looking professionally built.
7. Turn a Pallet into a Window Planter Box
Spruce up your window décor this spring with a stunning window planter box using recycled wood pallets. These are great for gardening in small spaces and adds beautiful curb appeal and character to your home. This is a simple DIY project that you can make over the weekend and enjoy for so many years to come.
8. Personalize Your Home with a Rustic Pallet Sign
Pallet signs add a rustic touch to any home décor. This directional sign is a great way to show your guests where to go. It’s perfect for hosting events or special occasions such as an outdoor wedding or reception. This pallet sign can be customized to your preference and adds so much charm to your outdoor living space.
9. Rustic Wood Pallet Fire Pit
Fire pits make a great addition to your outdoor living space. They provide a comfy, cozy place to gather with family and friends. This rustic pallet wood fire pit is made to order and features a tabletop stand with a metal fire pit center. Get your marshmallows ready for roasting and enjoying that yummy smores!
10. Vertical Planter from Recycled Wood Pallets
Enjoy these digital instructions to create your very own beautiful vertical planter. The PDF file includes written instructions with full-color pictures and drawings to show you exactly how to recreate this gorgeous planter. The best part, you can easily move your vertical garden from place to place to switch things up each year.