Our Pinteresting Family belts before

Old Pallets + Old Belts = Something Special

Over at Our Pinteresting Family, Meghan shares another great use for pallet wood.  "We had a few pallets left in the garage from last summer. I mentioned to Rob that it may be time to find them a new home or put them on Free-cycle."  Rob, however, had a better idea, that included upcycling the pallets and some old belts from Meghan's closet. Our Pinteresting Family belts before
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DIY Pallet Veggie Garden

Tracie blogs over at The Bunch.  She's been trying various ways to get a garden started in a challenging backyard environment for the past few years.  This season, she hit upon a great way to make inexpensive garden boxes using salvaged pallets. The Bunch pallet garden before
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Pallet Bath Shelf

"There is an alley right behind our apartment building that always has the BEST stuff!" explains Jessi from Practically Functional. "I found this pallet out there one day and knew exactly what I wanted to do with it." Practically Functional pallet before
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Bookshelf Upcycle with Pallet Wood

Over at Namely Original, Emily tells us, "While we were cleaning up/organizing our storage rooms in our basement, we found an old shelf that was in pieces.  It was a cheap laminate thing that was wobbly and good for nothing, really. So to strengthen it we used some--you guessed it--pallet wood." Namely Original shelf before
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Patio Bench from a Pallet

Aubrey at Project Lovegood tells us that she "was determined to make our apartment balcony be a place to chill, eat outside, play some cards and read a good book."  One of the projects that she worked on to accomplish that was making a comfy bench from pallet wood. Project Lovegood pallet before
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Pallet Media Center

When Taryn at Design, Dining + Diapers redesigned her family room recently, she had a limited budget but knew she needed a lot of storage.  Aiming for something with a rustic look, she figured out how to make this gorgeous storage system from reclaimed wood.
Pretty Handy Girl pallet wall before

DIY Scrap Wood Wall

Brittany, known on her blog as the Pretty Handy Girl, had a pile of pallets and wood scraps lying around in her workshop.  She also had a blank wall in the bonus room/art studio that she's renovating at her house.  Brittany figured out how to use up all that extra wood to turn a blank wall into a gorgeous focal point.