19 Whole Pallet Projects for Your Yard and Garden
Pallets are a perfect solution to so many yard and garden projects. Need a potting table? a garden? organization for your tools or sports supplies? How about a fence or gate? You can build all those and more from pallets — without taking the pallets apart completely (or at all)! These whole pallet projects will inspire you to give your yard a new feature this weekend! And don’t forget to check out these 18 ideas for using pallets in your interior decor, too.
Start at the front porch: this painted pallet sign by Jennifer Allwood featured on Remodelaholic is the perfect large-scale solution to seasonal porch decor. Make it reversible, make one for every season — so many possibilities!
And how to make a pallet sign better — add a string of lights! This pallet Christmas tree by Making It in The Mitten is so perfect for the holidays.
During the flowering months, this pallet porch planter by Southern Home Restoration can be filled with flower pots, and during the fall and winter, you can put other decor on the little shelves to welcome your guests. So easy!
Need a divider in your yard, or something to keep pets or kids in (or other things out?) This pallet fence via Hometalk is brilliant and surprisingly good-looking.
Add a pallet gate and walkway like Funky Junk Interiors to make your backyard practically perfect.
Heading to the garage, this augmented pallet tool shelf by Funky Junk Interiors has a spot for everything. So smart!
For larger tools, a hanging tool organizer like this one from Our Little Acre
or this one via HGTV (photo by Mick Telkamp) will hold all your gardening necessities nicely.
And in the garden, a pair of pallets makes a great trellis! More details at The Preppy Pink Crocodile.
Think smarter! This easy sports organizer by Clean and Scentsible is perfect for her kids’ gear!
Make your patio perfect for entertaining with this pallet buffet table (image source unknown but build one with The Weekend Country Girl’s how-to).
Disguise an eyesore with this rolling pallet planter by A Designer At Home.
Using pallets helped Jodi from Second Wind of Texas build a deck from a pallet base, saving both construction time and money.
Hoosier Homemade built an entire freestanding deck from pallets — what a homey space!
Vertical gardens are both space-smart and pretty, and this vertical pallet garden with hanging pots by Jenna Burger is so easy to swap out plants for different seasons.
You can also plant flowers or herbs right inside the slats of the pallet, like this vertical flower garden (original image source unknown).
The DIY Showoff used her vertical pallet garden to plant herbs, and it’s freestanding so it makes a great divider if you need to block off part of the yard or add privacy.
And this corner pallet planter (original source unknown) is a alternative to a deck railing on a low deck.
This easy outdoor pallet sofa built by Jenna Burger is perfect for entertaining all summer long!
You can also build a matching pallet sofa and coffee table like Place of My Taste — love the bright colors.
Nurture your green thumb with a fold-up pallet gardening table by Jenna Burger.
And, after all that work — you’ll want to rest in this idyllic pallet bed swing that The Merry Thought built!