Updating and decorating your house can seem like an expensive task but it doesn’t have to be. ToolShelf has scraped the web to bring you 20 easy pallet projects with instructions to make the interior and exterior of your house shine. With a little bit of elbow grease, the right tools and a couple old pallets I guarantee you will find a project in this list to upgrade your house while staying within budget.
How to Choose a Safe Pallet
Before diving in and getting you hands dirty you should make sure you have picked out safe pallets. To ensure your project comes out as nice as you had pictured, choosing a safe pallet for your project is a good base to get you started off on the right foot.
Check out the full guide here at Insteading.com
Ceder Pallet Succulent Planter
Perfect little ceder pallet project to add some green to your front porch. Not only is this project beginner friendly but you can also use it as a herb garden if you love cooking.
Get the full plans at MomSpark.net
Pallet Coffee Cup Holder
This DIY project is the perfect addition for that empty wall spot in your kitchen. The pallet coffee cup holder project is extremely easy to make. It only requires some paint, a mitre saw and a couple hooks to add a nice DIY focal point right next to the coffee maker.
Get the full plans at OneLittleBirdBlog.com
Pallet Accent Wall
This project is a great way to turn a wall into a stunning accent piece for free. It might require a bit of scavenging to find enough pallets to cover the entire wall but the results are definitely worth the effort.
Get the full plans at ProjectNursery.com
Rustic Pallet Cooler
This project takes a little bit more thought and planning to build but the results are absolutely amazing. Not only is this a great conversation piece but its also the life of the party when your having a BBQ. Did I mention it’s the cost of a regular cooler?
Get the full plans at HomeRepairTutor.com
Rustic Pallet Bath Caddy
After a long week of work there is nothing better then relaxing in the bath with a glass of wine. This is a great DIY project that’s easy to make and only requires a few tools to build. The rustic pallet bath caddy is the perfect addition for the bathroom and a great gift idea for the wife.
Get the full plans here Raggedy-Bits.com
Pallet Furniture Set
Here is a beautiful pallet furniture set that can also be used as a Kitchen table. You can paint or stain the end result to match your surroundings and only cost is your time plus the price of glass. Not only is this project fairly easy to make but the instructions are easy to read and understand making it a great beginner project.
Get the full plans here Bridgman.co.uk
Pallet Planter Box
This planter box is perfect for tight spaces and a great way to brighten up the backyard with colour and flowers. Easy DIY project to make and all you need is a saw, some paint, and a palm sander.
Get the full plans here NickPower.com
Wood Pallet Floating Bar
Here is a great DIY floating bar that would make a great addition to anyone’s house. This project requires a little bit of additional material but is both budget and beginner friendly.
Get the full plans here TrishSutton.com
Pallet Chicken Coop
This is the perfect DIY project for the family that wants to get some chickens. Not only is it budget friendly but its a great shelter from both the weather and animals. Not only can you build this chicken coop for next to nothing but once its built you don’t have worry about paying for eggs either.
Get the full plans here ARanchMom.com
Pallet Planter and Privacy Screen
Another Great DIY planter box made from pallets but also doubles down as a privacy fence. Perfect way to shelter a patio set from the public out front of your house or even in the backyard from your neighbors.
Get the full plans here DesignersSweetSpot.com
This is just a great way to add a unique dinner table to your dinning room without breaking the bank. With a couple legs from IKEA, a old door, a few pallets, and a little bit of patients you can build the perfect family table for your house.
Get the full plans here LanaredStudio.com
Pallet Headboard with Lights
This project requires a little bit more experience, planning and patients but the results are brilliant. Not only is this an amazing project but it only requires a tape measure, mitre/circular saw, nail gun and a drill.
Get the full plans here HowToFixItWorkshop.com
Pallet Tree Swing
If you have kids or grand kids this DIY pallet tree swing is a great addition to your backyard. Not only does it look nice but its a fun swing for the children and an easy project to build with your kids. Even if you don’t have children its a stunning focal point and a relaxing spot to read a book out of the sun on a hot day.
Get the full plans here REDAgapeBlog.com
Easy Wood Pallet Sign
This easy pallet design is a great addition to any house. With a little big paint and creativity this would make a great rustic bar sign, a nice focal piece in the living room or a a cheap man cave cave addition.
Get the full plans here SixCleverSisters.com
Pallet Wood Wall Clock
This DIY pallet project is probably one of the most creative ones I have seen. This clock might require a little bit more skill then the others but its much easier that you think. A good Jig saw will make life much easier and with a little bit of creativity using paint I’m sure you can come up with some brilliant results.
Get the full plans here Welcome-To-The-Woods.com
Pallet Coffie Table
Here is a beautiful barn style coffee table made with nothing but pallets. The only extra cost to complete this project is the stain and hardware. This project requires a Mitre saw, drill, measuring tape, and palm sander to complete. Beginner friendly and a great project that can easily be done over a weekend.
Get the full plans here TrokSpot.Wordpress.com
Pallet Wood Bench
Here we have a brilliant looking wood bench that would make a great addition to the backyard patio. This project is a little bit more advanced but the instructions are super informative and easy to understand.
Get the full plans here UpCycledUgly.com
Pallet Board Screen Door
Here we have a budget friendly screen door that would be perfect for a cottage or sun room to keep the bugs out. This project is easy to build, dirt cheap, and only a few tools are required. The most expensive part to complete this project is the screen itself.
Get the full plans here ZestItUp.com
DIY Pallet Bar
Here is a stunning Bar style Bar that I personally love, Its simple, Looks great, and is a great addition to your patio. This project requires 3 pallets, a skill saw, mitre saw, drill and some stain.
Get the full plans here HappilyHughes.com
Kids Pallet Picnic Table
This is a great little project to build for your children. It’s fairly easy to build and only requires a few tools and a little but of extra lumber for the legs. Once you have it built you can get the family involved and paint it whatever colour of stain you want.
Get the full plans here NeedleSandNailsBlog.Wordpress.com
I hope after reading our 20 easy pallet projects with instructions from ToolShelf you have found a project to upgrade your home on a budget. Did you build one of the projects in our list? Maybe you have another tutorial you would like us to add? Let us know and post a comment below!