Creative Ideas For Upcycling Pallet Wood

Pallets - when we think about these portable, wooden platforms, we usually think about warehouses and storage rooms piled with these things. They are far from glamorous or fancy in their original state, but they definitely make up for it in functionality.

Now, what if we told you that with some creativity, a bit of paint, and maybe some hardware, you could transform these sturdy, wooden instruments into incredible, stunning items for use around the house? When you're finished with these DIY projects, guests will never even know that they were once just ordinary pallets. Let's get started!

1. Baby And Pet Gate

I Think We Could Be Friends

Skip the plastic gate from your local superstore and make your own out of a leftover pallet. You can make this in three hours, for just $10! Learn more about the project here.

2. Backyard Pool

Torben Jung

Save yourself hundreds of dollars by making your own pallet swimming pool. It's the perfect way to stay cool during the summer.

3. Playhouse

Saartje Prum

Transform pallets into any kind of playhouse you want for your kids. This particular playhouse features a pull-out bed on the bottom for fun sleepovers.

4. Coffee Table


Who knew that an old pallet could transform into such an elegant coffee table? The wood gives it a slightly rustic feel, but the hairpin legs make it look artsy and contemporary. It's a fantastic combination! Click here for the full instructions.


5. Planter Boxes


How gorgeous would these look outside your front door? They are sure to impress your guests a lot more than a "Welcome" mat! Click here to see how it's done.

6. Pallet Wall With Floating Shelves

Ellery Designs

It's hard to believe that this stunning piece was made out of pallets. While this DIY project may take a bit more time, it is definitely worth it. It looks incredible and will impress your guests without fail. Click here for more information.

7. Bar Counter

Smart School House

Keep your drinks and drink-making tools at a designated bar instead of on the kitchen counter. It's a great way to entertain your guests, and this handy, lightweight bar counter works great both indoors and outdoors!

8. Accent Wall

Project Nursery

Need to spruce up your plain, dreary walls? How about adding an accent wall made out of pallet wood? It goes well with virtually any wall color, and adds a touch of elegance to the room. Click here to learn more.

9. Decorative TV Mount

Mary Stapleton

If you're going to mount your TV to the wall, don't stop at just that. This charming TV station is the perfect way to spruce up the wall and your entertainment area. Just grab some pallet wood and get creative!


10. Coat Rack


Love this coat rack? So do we. And you're going to love it even more when we tell you that it only took the creators 20 minutes to make this! That's right - in less than half an hour, you could have your very own. Get started here.

11. Rustic Farmhouse Centerpiece

Happy At Home

Want to impress your dinner guests? You don't even need to be good at cooking to do so. With an elegant, eye-catching centerpiece like this, your guests won't even notice if their dinner isn't perfect. More information on this charming pièce de résistance can be found here.

12. Bed Frame

DIY and Crafts Ideas

The beauty of having a bed frame made out of pallets is that you can make it as big as you want! Make extra room for candles and decorations along the sides of your bed - it's up to you. The best part is that you can light up this beautiful bed with string lights inside the pallets like you see above. And, of course, you'll save yourself some money that you can use toward buying candles!

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H/T: Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

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