Green is Free: 15 Creative things to do with Pallets. {Photos}

Via on Feb 27, 2013

Green can be expensive. It can also be free.

I love…the idea of this. You’d have to sand the hell out of it, and pallets are often toxicly finish, so pick some old ones or some non-toxic ones. And as for the painting, how’d they do that?

Source: via Anne on Pinterest



Source: via Ryann on Pinterest


And, daybed:

Source: via Suzy on Pinterest


Again, I’d be worried about splinters and toxic finish, but:

Source: via Jessica on Pinterest


Pallet easel: now this I dig. Easels are gonna get messed up anyways with paint, so, perfect application:

Source: via Deanna on Pinterest


Love (this would also be great for office waiting rooms: magazines, coffee table books):

Source: via Kim on Pinterest


This I like more than a bed…you won’t be touching it, much:

Source: via Mattie on Pinterest


Love the wine holder:

Source: via Monic’ on Pinterest


Pallet swing: particularly if outside, exposed to the elements, a pallet swing seems perfect (my nice swings outside are getting slowly ruined by the elements, pallets are built to withstand punishment):

Source: via Meredith on Pinterest


Another great outdoor use:

Source: via Maria Alicia on Pinterest


Pallet bench: (click-through for DIY instructions):

Source: via Emilee on Pinterest


Outdoor furniture, generally:

Source: via Sare on Pinterest

Kinda bulky, but love this:

Source: via Tracy on Pinterest


Brilliant, simple, roughly elegant:

Source: via Yvonne on Pinterest


Pallet child’s house:

Source: via Jessy on Pinterest


Walk-in closet, shelving:

Source: Uploaded by user via Skye on Pinterest


Pallet bike trailer? I’d love to try this for my dog and bike.

Source: via BricoService ( on Pinterest


Again, perfect application: potting benches are gonna get muddied and watered up, anyways:

Source: via Trina on Pinterest


Click for instructions:

Source: via Cecilee on Pinterest


Path through boggy wet forest:

Source: via Amanda on Pinterest

Source: via Celia on Pinterest


Some general tips:

Source: via Toni on Pinterest


This seems kinda arty, water-intensive, and I’d question food grown in pallets…but each to her own:

Source: via Gina on Pinterest

About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | | | | | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom


13 Responses to “Green is Free: 15 Creative things to do with Pallets. {Photos}”

  1. Lacy says:

    This is amazing!!!

  2. betty_seals says:

    i like these things especially the swing

  3. flynn@samya says:

    Love these and cannot wait to make some of them!

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  13. joyce says:

    The daybed looks very cozy and warm. Love its decorationg.

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