Wooden pallet project ideas: planters, bookcases, shelves & more

The number of helpful home accessories you can make with humble wooden pallets is truly amazing! From garden lighting to a snazzy home bar, read on for our round-up of the best wooden pallet projects to get stuck into

DIY pallet tutorial: How to make a rustic bath rack
Published: March 31, 2022 at 3:37 pm
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The sky's the limit when it comes to wooden pallet projects for the home. With the right tools and instructions, you can kit your house and garden out with some seriously stylish and savvy pieces!

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Read on for our round-up of the best wooden pallet ideas from the YourHomeStyle archive, and check back as we'll be adding new ideas regularly too!

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Wooden pallet garden light

Make the most of your outdoor space, even when the sun sets, with a DIY wooden pallet garden light!

Making your own solar lamp is surprisingly simple to do, and this particular project has the added bonus of making the most of disused wooden pallets too.

Read our step by step guide to making your own wooden pallet garden solar light here

Wooden pallet wall planter

Growing your own vegetables and herbs is a simple way to brighten up your garden, and liven up your plate, too!

With a few old plant pots, a handful of craft supplies and an old wooden pallet, this easy weekend DIY project will help you create a cute display of herbs and produce.

Read our step by step guide to making your own wooden pallet wall planter here

Wooden pallet home bar

Learn how to use wooden pallets to build your own outdoor bar in this tutorial - and if that sounds a bit beyond your skills, check out our favourite garden bars on the market.

Pallet wood bookshelf

An A-frame bookshelf

Take your shelfie styling to the next level with this chic yet simple A-frame bookcase crafted from a pallet and lengths of scaffolding board.

This project can be completed in an afternoon and is perfect for a home library or reading corner.

Read our step by step guide to making your own A-frame pallet wood bookcase here

Wooden pallet bath rack

DIY pallet tutorial: How to make a rustic bath rack

This simple pallet project reaps big rewards. After a little sawing and a bit of construction, you can lay back and relax! It'd look perfect in a range of bathrooms, from traditional to modern spa styles.

Read our step by step guide to making your own wooden pallet bath rack here

Pallet wood coffee table

This genius wooden pallet coffee table features a stylish planter in the middle. It would look great in a range of garden schemes, from period properties to urban balcony gardens.

Read our step by step guide to making your own coffee table and planter here

Reusable wooden Christmas tree

Transform an old pallet into a tree-shaped showpiece to house your treasured baubles and ornaments.

We’ve reused hooks to hold a trio of mugs, then stained with a dark varnish to enhance the woodgrain. You could paint yours white or copper for a modern take.

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Read our step by step guide to making your own wooden Christmas tree here

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