Everything that is created by hand and that requires time, effort and energy is praiseworthy. A handmade item either it is created easily or with difficulty, it shows the skill and the creativity of a person and the effort of an individual never goes wasted as every product prepared with one’s own hand impress the viewers. Those who love to create the items at home should never forget to include wood pallets in the list of materials that they are going to reuse and recycle because they are easy to restyle and they provide outstanding end result. Here we are going to show many easy ideas for pallet recycling.

40 Easy Ideas for Pallet Recycling

There are many ideas of creating a hallway tree, but the one we are presenting here is a unique idea which is painted with white color. There is a space to place decorative items, storing the products that are not used on a daily basis and also hooks to hang the coats or keys.

pallets hallway tree

I had this horrid 80’s dresser too with a huge, yellow spotted mirror. I took the mirror out and put pallet slats across. I then made the bottom box completely out of pallet wood. I did a messy grey, white, black and brown base paint that was horridly streaky and then when it was tacky dry, I dry brushed white over it to give it the rustic look.  Shane Cooper 

The idea of recycled wood pallet entryway table shown here is looking different from the common style because a little bit of light green color is in it. It is a great idea for creating entryway table at home because it fulfills multiple demands as the hallway tree shown above.

recycled pallets entryway table

Top pic is showing how shiny a smooth pallet wood .  Kelly Jane 

It is great to modify the wood pallets when a person needs an entertainment unit because he/she knows which items he/she requires to place in it, so he/she can create it according to the demand like the one shown here. You can see that every single thing linked to the TV is fitted in its place.

pallets entertainment unit

Just put the finishing touches on my entertainment unit. Made from a larger size of industrial pallets that I have been sitting on for a special project.  Glen Dorman 

Most of the individuals go for the common table styles when they need one, which makes their place look dull and boring. Here is an innovative idea to make a table with innovative style, which is perfect to make the place attractive.

pallets wooden table plan

Created & Shared by:  Harrison J Cooper 

When a person decides to create something at home with the wooden pallets, it is sure that he/she will end up in getting something great. If anyone is new to reusing the pallets, then he/she can copy this idea of creating a reclaimed wood pallet table because it is simple.

wooden pallet table idea

55x55x20 table. Top is completely from pallets as is the bottom frame.  Amie Harris 

Here is an idea for the village life lovers, those who like to decorate their home as like they are living in a village, here we have an idea of creating a patio art well. It is not difficult to create and will not consume too much time.

recycled pallet patio art well

Created & Shared by:  Connie Daniel 

Shelves are an important part of home because without them, it is difficult to think of the ideas with which a person can adorn the home. Shelves don’t just help in adorning the home by giving a place to set the decoration pieces, but also assist in placing the items which can’t be placed on the ground.

upcycled pallets shelf

Created & Shared by:  Kelly Jane 

Those who love gardening know the ideas with which they can make the garden look adorable, but here we have an idea for those who are not much interested in gardening; but want to decorate the lawn. The pallet planter idea is nice which you can see yourself.

recycled pallet planters

Created & Shared by:  John Hilland 

It depends on the skill of the creator with which he/she can give a distinctive look to any material just like the idea shown here, this patio couch is made up of pallets; but it is giving the look of a marble.

recycled pallets patio couch

Created & Shared by:  John Ans van Griensven – Mauriks 

This is an amazing idea of creating a table, the pallets of 2 different shades are arranged properly to make it look lovely. If someone doesn’t have dark colored pallets, then brown color can be used to paint them.

wooden pallet table

A few weeks ago I came on here for some last-minute advice before I epoxied my pallet table. Well, here is the finished product. Wife loves it and I’m pretty dang proud of it.  Chris Williams 

Every idea we gather in our list to show you is unique because we just work to gather the innovative ideas as this one for the creation of an entryway table. You can see the skill of the creator in using the pallets of different sizes, isn’t it impressive? You can also impress others by copying this idea.

pallets entryway table idea

My quirky cabinet made from pallet and scrap pallet ! Scrap metal for knobs, rusty steel mesh sides.  Kelly Jane 

Do you want a pirate theme wall art idea for the decoration of your son’s room? Here it is, there is no need to buy an expensive wall art to suit the theme. You can create a repurposed wood pallet art craft copying this idea.

pallet wall art craft

Created & Shared by:  Tami Custer Vanoskey 

Wow, it’s impressive, the square shaped table with many colors and the artistic touch on its surface. A few individuals with the perfection in painting can copy this idea, but it will surely impress everyone on first sight.

wood pallet table art

Created & Shared by:  Todd Chase 

Now come to the idea with the hidden storage space, this is an idea for creating a coffee table which eliminates the requirement of placing something else for storing the items. It is a good idea for placing in a small area because there is also a space to place the items under the table.

Pallet Coffee Table with Storage

Created & Shared by:  Mario VanderMeulen

There is a specific thing to store the bottles and the glasses if the drinks are served to the guests often, so here we are presenting the idea of creating a uniquely designed upcycled wood pallet bar plan with an ample space, the bottles can be fitted in their fixed place as well the glasses.

pallet bar plan

Created & Shared by:  Alex Gonzales 

Entrance of a home matters a lot if the person wants to impress every single individual visiting the home, if the entrance is impressive; then it is enough to inspire others as you know “First impression is the last impression”. So, the idea of entrance wall art shown here can be copied for the desired impact.

pallet entrance wall art

Created & Shared by:  Claude Levesque 

It is not possible to enjoy in summer season outside the home if there is no way to have cold drinks, but this issue can be solved with the idea of creating Ice Chest we have presented here. It can provide cold drinks when needed in the lawn.

Pallet Ice Chest Idea

I build these bars from reclaimed pallet wood. I use brand new hardware and 52 quart ice chest. Located in Fresno CA. I can add airbrushed artwork also, any design logo or sports theme.  Edward Martinez

An amazing idea of creating a vanity with the place to fix the bulbs, it is great to save money on this item when one can create it at home with the idea of placing the light according to the requirement. You can see it is created according to the demand with the place to store lipsticks and other items of daily use.

pallet vanity idea

Made a pallet backdrop for my Hollywood Vanity!  Quinten Gregory 

If someone is looking for the idea to create something on which he/she can relax on weekends, then here is the idea of creating repurposed wood pallet chair with footrest. It is neat in looking and there is no need to worry about the color fading away.

pallets chair with footrest

Created & Shared by:  Robert Lawrence 

I am also impressed with this idea due to which it is added in the list of ideas we are presenting here, instead of leaving the wall like in every other home; a person can go for wall art like this to make the home look different.

wood pallet wall art

Created & Shared by:  Adam Blake Tompkins 

For the area which is empty and needs something to add value to it, here is an idea of side table creation. This idea is simple and it can be copied by investing just a few hours.

pallet side table idea

Created & Shared by:  Miriam Makosky 

Like every other area in a home, bathroom also requires furniture to place the necessary items used in it just like the rack to place the toilet tissue paper rolls and the booklets that many people prefer to read there. This bathroom racking has a special place for placing the booklets and magazines.

pallets bathroom racking

Created & Shared by:  Fiona N Lee Thompson 

Till now, we were showing you the ideas to create huge things like the furniture for the home, but now we are going to present a small thing which is a serving tray. Yes, it can also be created using the pallets and it is not difficult to make to impress others with a unique piece.

recycled pallets serving tray

Created & Shared by:  Shane Cooper 

Many people just make a TV stand for the TV launch by recycling wooden pallets, but how will it look if you adorn a half wall using the pallets? Have you ever thought about it? If you want to see, here it is shown. This TV stand idea not only allows fitting the TV, but also allows placing decorative items.

pallets tv stand plan

My pallet living room.  Thomas Trown 

It is innovative, but may seem weird to many. It is an idea for those who want every single piece unique in their home, the pallets are fitted into a round frame and the surface of the table is not uneven, which is showing the expertise of the creator.

pallets table idea

Stand I welded and pallet end for a top!  Kristopher Bingaman 

If there is nothing in the bathroom to place the items of use like the shampoo and spray, then here is the idea to create storage space in the bathroom. As many shelves can be added as required according to the number of items need to be placed in it.

pallet bathroom storage idea

Had some left over pieces of pallet wood, so had a go at making a bathroom storage unit.. not the best thing ever made, but I like it’s un-perfect look  Eliot Martin-French 

Here is another idea of creating a serving tray, but this time it is specifically for serving the drinks. There is a special place to fit the bottle and the glasses to keep them safe.

pallet serving tray

Made today from pallets.  Tammy Shreve 

A person is free to paint on the pallets when he/she make an item using them, so here is a cooler made up of pallets and the Coca Cola logo is painted on it to make it impressive. You can make the logo of any beverage company you like.

wood pallet cooler

Saved an old cooler from the trash man and recycled about 4 or 5 pallets for this little project.  Daniel Gaus 

It is great to arrange a seating place in patio because it allows enjoying the weather on a fine day and here is an idea of making a patio bench for 2. If there are many family members, more patio benches of this style can be created to make a set.

upcycled pallets patio bench

Created & Shared by:  Denis Smith 

There are many ideas to adorn a garden and one of them is shown here, it seems like a bridge and it can be created if a person wants to make the garden look different with the innovative decoration items placed in it.

pallets garden art

Created & Shared by:  Denis Smith 

A person can buy chairs if required in a home, but why not to invest some time and save money by making it through the modification of the wood pallets? The idea of creating reclaimed wood pallet chairs is simple as well as awesome; copying it doesn’t require much time and efforts.

pallets chair idea

Created & Shared by:  Denis Smith 

We have shown you multiple ideas for creating media cabinet, but this one is amazing because it contains a specific place for multiple items just like decorative items and DVD player. Speakers can be placed on it as it offers enough space to place the products that operate with TV.

pallet media cabinet

Pallet tv stand with lights. My husband made me.  Becky Reddinger Ritchey 

A chest is needed in every home because the items of winter and summer season need to be stored when they are not of any use in the other season, so here is the idea. Pallet chest doesn’t give a bad look; it can be placed in a room with the table cloth on it to place the decorative items.

wooden pallet chest

Recycled Recycling box (mostly pallet wood some old bedframe).  Mick Fatticuss

Now come to the idea for the drinking lovers who love to serve drinks to their guests as well, what about creating a pallets made bar to get a specific place to store the bottles and special glasses to use when required?

pallets made bar

Created & Shared by:  Mark Waldon Joye 

It is good to decorate a single wall of a small area like this because it makes it look distinctive; there is no need to restyle the pallets for this wall art idea as they can be used as they are. They just need to be pinned on the wall without cutting them in a specific design.

wood pallet wall art idea

Created & Shared by:  Greg Berning 

Need something for candle decoration? Here we have the idea of making wall decor shelf; it can be used for placing anything that you think can make the room look attractive. The pallets are used innovatively in this idea and copying it is not hard, just concentration is required.

wood pallet wall decor shelf

Created & Shared by:  Janice Rose Napier 

If you think your bathroom looks dull, copy this upcycled wood pallet bathroom shelving and art idea to make it appealing.

pallet bathroom shelving and art

Few of the bathroom decor I made with pallets  Gilbert Moreno 

See the kitchen cabinet idea for keeping the glasses managed and safe, the pallets are painted with glossy paint to add to the grace of the kitchen with this idea.

pallets kicthen cabinet

Created & Shared by:  Martin Prince 

Amazing, isn’t it? The table is painted with white and blue, which is the color scheme of the theme which you can see on the wall behind the table.  This table will make the area look eye-catching when it is placed inside the home because it is according to the selected theme.

pallets table project

My husband’s latest creation. Dumpster Dive skim board made into a coffee table. Base is all pallet wood.  Wendy Schoenberger Tomlinson 

If anyone is going to serve lemonade to the kids in a park, then this idea of kid’s lemonade stand made up of wooden pallets is outstanding. Copy it and take the stand to the desired location to work according to your wish.

pallets kids lemonade stand

Created & Shared by:  Miriam Makosky