8 DIY Shipping Pallet Projects for Your Outdoor Space
Transform plain shipping pallets into gorgeous outdoor pieces at little to no cost.
With warm weather comes ample opportunity to garden, barbecue and just relax outside. But if you’re operating on a budget, a lavish outdoor space may not seem like an option. Cue repurposed shipping pallets! With a little creativity, you can transform plain shipping pallets into gorgeous outdoor pieces at little to no cost. So break out the circular saw and bring the farmhouse style home with these 8 DIY shipping pallet projects.
Tip: You can get free or almost free shipping pallets at recycling centers, small businesses and more! Just make sure you ask before you take.
Outdoor Pallet Seating
This project takes a little time, but it’s so worth it! Just picture yourself sipping a cold drink, relaxing on a stylish and comfortable bench that you made by hand.
Make This: Stylish Outdoor Pallet Seating
Versatile Reclaimed-Wood Wall Shelves
What’s great about these reclaimed-wood wall shelves is that they can be used for so many different purposes. I turned mine into an outdoor succulent planter and am making another to store all my handheld gardening tools. They’re perfect indoors or out!
Make This: Reclaimed-Wood Wall Shelves
Hanging Outdoor Bar
This chic hanging outdoor bar is perfect for barbecues or days by the pool. The best part? It folds up and out of the way when you aren’t using it.
Make This: Hanging Outdoor Bar
Gone are the days of mulching and weeding. This raised garden bed delivers an abundance of curb appeal at very little cost or maintenance. The decorative plastic shutter is optional, but definitely adds more style to the design!
Make This: Raised Garden Bed From Shipping Pallets
Organize your tool shed with this super easy pallet project. Aside from storing your tools, the slats can be used to hang towels, gloves and other items.
Make This: DIY Garden-Tool Rack
A Place for Puppy
Don’t forget your furry friends! Give Fido a place to relax outside too with this wood pallet dog bed from designer Brian Patrick Flynn.
Make This: Wood Pallet Dog Bed
A Refreshing Lemonade Stand
I would have loved one of these as a kid! Three shipping pallets, some elbow grease, power tools and creativity is all it takes to bring vintage charm to your outdoor space. But if lemonade isn’t your thing, consider turning this stand into an outdoor bar or a fun prop for your next party.
Front Door Storage
Add a rustic touch to your entryway decor with a DIY storage basket made from reclaimed shipping pallets.