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Ideas to reuse and better use wooden pallets

by DrPrem Jagyasi

Wooden pallets in your homes are used for storing items or in the form of beds or coffee table, shoe cabinets or anything. After being used, these wooden pallets are often discarded, this adds up to the waste and causes destruction of environment as several trees are cut down for making these wooden pallets. A better approach would be to use these wooden items by recycling and redesigning desired wooden pallets and use them for decoration and other purposes. These wooden pallets serve as a perfect home décor for your lounge area, balcony or garden. Here are some great ideas that will help you to decorate your homes with wooden pallets.

Hanging planters

Hanging planters

As the wooden pallets are weatherproof, withstand harsh climatic conditions, and are hard to wear, they are perfect for use in gardens. All you need is to poke some hanging plant between the gaps of the wooden pallets while keeping the soil at the base of the pallet. If you want to make it colorful, paint it with a color of your choice.

Garden shed

Wood pallets can be used to construct a firewood drying abnd storage shed.

With little efforts and creativity, the wooden pallet can be framed into any building or construction project. Being strong and durable, these wooden pallets are a good choice for small buildings like garden shed though might be little cold in winters.

Fence panels

Fence panels

You can use wooden pallet to mark the outdoor boundaries. Once they are installed on the ground they are robust and strong give a great look to your homes. You can paint of the color of your own choice. In case you want more protection, you can use wood stain or creosote and climbing plant to give them a unique look.

Coffee table

Coffee table

If you are bored seeing your coffee table, then these wooden pallets can make it change with a little imagination and a twist in design. The coffee table made of wooden pallet gives your room a stylish look and you can turn your old wooden pallet into a modern coffee table with the colors that would go with your interior.

Outdoor bar

garden bar

As we spend much of our free we spend in outdoors, a garden bar is the best place to relax and enjoy with your friends and families. The wooden pallets can be used as garden bar perfect to be used in summer.

Wooden decking for gardens

wooden pallets decking for gardens

Wooden pallets can be used as an alternative for conventional wooden decking for the garden. You can create temporary wooden decking that is easy to install anytime you would like during summer and can be stored during winters.

Rack for shoes

Rack for shoes

Wooden pallets can be used as a shoe rack by simply removing the wooden slats form the pallets and turn into one end and you can use to keep your shoes of all sizes and shapes that are safely stored.

Bed tray

wooden pallets breakfast bed trays

Its morning time and you do not feel like getting up from your bed and go for breakfast. These wooden pallets can be used as beautiful designed breakfast bed trays in various sizes and colors.

Mason jar Lantern Hangers

Mason jar Lantern Hangers

Mason Jar Lantern Hangers is a wide mouth hanger made of wooden pallets. You can use wide mouth canning jar into a hanging lantern. This saves your money and recycles the wooden pallets giving your room a unique look.

Light fitting on the Wall

Light fitting on the Wall

Make your rooms have the rustic feeling with the wooden pallets mounted on the light. All you need is to attach the simple fitting to the rear of the shade while reflecting the light onto the back wall and through the gaps of the wooden pallets.

Summary

Wooden pallets are used for storing items during transporting goods and after the task is completed, is often thrown away that is a complete wastage of wood. Instead of wasting it, you can as decorating or reusing as furniture. The ways mentioned can be applied to use wooden pallets in the best possible way.