I love the idea of repurposed pallets into furniture or art. When I first thought of doing my own project, I would drive around town looking near the dumpsters of commercial and retail buildings. The last time I went to Home Depot, I asked if I could buy them and they said depending on the type, they ran from $15 to $60 a piece. Well, it really goes without saying that I’m too cheap for that so I kept on with my search.
Utilizing my resources, I called one of my best friends who works for a high end appliance manufacturer. Low and behold! She texts me right away with a picture and says, “Here is what we are about to throw away. Do you want any of these?” My answer? “On my way.” So my little one and I hopped in the car. To this destination… aka… free pallet heaven.
Thanks to my friend who, by the way was in heels, I was able to jam two and a half in the back of my car. Now… what to do with them? A few days later they are still sitting in my garage awaiting my attention. In the meantime I searched for some inspiration. Here are some amazing ideas I found, but for now I’m still undecided.
Pallet Coffee tables
Flea Market Finds magazine
Pallet Dining Table
Pallet Coat Hanger
Pallet Entertainment Center
P.S. Happy Birthday, Trina Bean! Thanks for getting down and dirty with me. I heart you, best friend!!!!
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