For the cost of a few pieces of slat wood (less than $1 each), a handful of nails, and some greenery (you can find for less than $5 at Lowes) I brought new life to an old pallet, literally. #livingwall
The uses for pallets are endless…
From wall greenery, to herb gardens, to wine holders, to bed frames and outdoor bars. If you are in need of some inspo, here’s what I did, check it out.
First order of business – get a pallet. You can go as large or as small as you like for wall decor like this. I just happened to have a petite pallet hangin out at home, but I’ve seen these done on a larger scale and they can create some serious impact inside or outside of your home. Go big or go home people!
Cutting the slat wood I bought down to fit within the pallet, I simply hammered nails into the ends to keep them in place and to create shelves within my palette that weren’t visible from the front.
Last but not least, adding your plants. You can do this with flowers, herbs, or simple indoor greens like this. As long as you water them consistently, there is no need to take them out of those black plastic containers you bought them in….they will continue to grow just as they would in a pot.
Practical Tip: Know where you are going to hang your pallet before selecting your greens. Mine was going on a porch that is shaded 100% of the day out of direct sunlight, so I opted for indoor plants that didn’t need much sun.
Need some more inspo?
Check out how these clever folks found secondary uses for their pallets. #iwantalloftheseinmyhome
Practical Tip of the Day:
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Pallets don’t necessarily need to be altered to serve secondary functions. Check out this clever homeowners idea for garage storage!