The humble pallet is being upcycled in the most magnificent fashion these days. Once used by only shipping and storage companies, pallets are being reimagined by everyday people into beautiful items including an art form, furniture or storage for the home.
In need of some DIY inspiration? Leading community marketplace, Gumtree, shares 10 ways you could be inspired to recycle a pallet into outdoor furniture.
1. Planter box
Use these planter boxes to make a great first impression at your front door with some beautiful greenery
2. Pallet chairs
Enjoy some downtime as you relax in these recycled Adirondack style chairs.
3. Kids activity table
A perfect table for kids. You can let their creativity run wild with arts and crafts without having to worry about the mess.
4. Love seat
This quirky garden seat is perfect for cosying up with that special someone.
5. Box seats
These pallets have been painted in pastel colours, transforming them into colourful box seats which could be used to sit on or stacked on their side for storage
6. Herb garden
This little herb garden would be a perfect DIY project to do with your kids. Put this lovely herb garden on the porch near the kitchen so they’re within reach whenever you need them.
7. Table on wheels
With castor wheels, this outdoor table is a versatile addition to your outdoor space.
8. Pallet flooring
Who would have thought you could turn pallets into outdoor floorboards?
9. Upcycled wine rack
Fancy yourself a wine? This clever wine rack holds the wine and the glasses so you only need to make one stop at the end of a busy day.
10. Day bed
This beautiful day bed would work perfectly on outdoor decking.
Images by Gumtree users