Of all the materials it’s important for us to reuse, wood is right there at the top of the list. One of the best and most common sources of easy-to-find, reusable wood? Shipping pallets! What’s more, the things you can make with this humble material are so varied, so useful, and so much fun! Design Rulz recently rounded up their ideas for pallet projects, which of course inspired us to do the same. Here are our SIXTEEN favorite things you can make with these slatted wooden pallets. Scroll through and see which one inspires you today!

  1. Rustic Cooler
    PalletCoolerForListJeff Patterson

  2. Couch

  3. Coffee Table
    PalletCoffeeTableStyle Resurrection

  4. Garden Tool Rack
    PalletGardenToolRackOur Little Acre via Good Housekeeping

  5. Planter
    PalletPlanterThe Micro Gardener via Good Housekeeping

  6. Outdoor Bar
    PalletPatioBarA Mitten Full of Savings via Good Housekeeping

  7. Porch Swing
    pallet-swing3Design Rulz

  8. Picture Shelving
    PictureShelfDesign Rulz

  9. Wine Rack
    PalletWineRackDesign Rulz

  10. Plate Display and Storage
    PalletPlateDisplayDesign Rulz

  11. Chair
    PalletChairDesign Rulz

  12. Desk
    PalletDeskDesign Rulz

  13. Shoe Rack
    PalletShoeRackDesign Rulz

  14. Bench With Storage
    BenchWithStorageUnderneathDesign Rulz

  15. Pet Bed
    PalletPetBedDesign Rulz

  16. Christmas Decorations
    CollageChristmasPalletProjectsGood Housekeeping