When time is tight, and money is tighter, try some of the most frugal ways to decorate your home for comfort and functionality when you Recycle Old Pallets or use upcycled wood. Find pallets and other upcycled lumber at low to no cost by asking your local hardware stores, craft stores or even, the nearest warehouse. Many warehouses keep extra unused pallets that they might be willing to spare, for free. Now that’s a deal!
Add a sanded and stained bookshelf to any room to give it a rustic or country look. This DIY piece is especially essential in home offices. Get extra space to display your valued figurines while keeping writing supplies and work-related materials within reach. Wood stains are available in various tones so you can match your home decor perfectly.
Encourage your children to read while teaching organization and independence. Build these DIY bookcases with old pallets that are pulled apart, sanded and stained or painted, then nailed using a nail gun or a traditional hammer and nails. Secure each bookcase to the wall at a level where the child can easily choose the book they want and replace it independently when finished. The wooden pallets typically last much longer than those made of plastic.
3. DIY Outdoor Furniture to Better To Save You Money and Impress Guests
Did you know that you can custom make outdoor furniture for a quarter of the price of retail furniture? Make anything from a simple porch bench or build a swing using some additional hardware and metal frame. Assemble chairs with vibrant, stylish cushions using fabric from your nearest fabric outlet store with pallet tables to hold your snacks. Even Recycle Old Pallets into padded outdoor home theater seating.
4. Kids’ Furniture to Make Playing and Learning Fun
Have young children who need a place to study? Pull apart an unused pallet, cut the pieces to the appropriate sizes and paint then use wood glue followed by a nail gun to build vibrant chairs for a fun and kid-friendly seating area. Build a child-sized table with storage to make any playroom a great place to play and learn.
5. Rustic Kitchen Table That’s As Attractive As It Is Strong
A magnificent showpiece for your dining room, a DIY wooden pallet kitchen table can be stained or painted and used with chairs or make a couple of matching benches to complete the rustic look. Recycle Old Pallets and make an heirloom piece for the family. Invest in a quality table saw for this project and other wooden pallet furniture DIY adventures.
6. DIY Bunk Bed Frame and So Much More
Turn your kids’ room into a land of adventure with ideas for kids’ furniture that spell big fun for the children and will impress their friends, and yours. Don’t forget that these custom made pieces need to be constructed using the proper tools for the job as well as the appropriate nails, screws, and fasteners.
7. Storage Ideas For Any Room In Your House that you can make when you Recycle Old Pallets!
Whether you would like more storage in the kitchen to organize cookware, store vegetables or keep your favorite cookbooks within reach or a multi-function side table for the living room, check out some of the creative ideas our crafters have made! Consider the tools you will need for most of these projects, like a drill, table saw, and hand sander, an investment for these projects and more to come. Depending on which furniture piece you want to tackle first, you may need a few additional pieces of hardware like small wheels and metal handles or knobs.
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