Rustic DIY Home Décor with Found-Wood Pallets and Skids

Posted by on Aug 30, 2019

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Given the way climate change is impacting our forests, we're going to have to do more to support trees. If you can't plant a new one, perhaps upcycling is the next best thing. Reclaimed wood is not only practical and sturdy for home furnishings, but it also has an irresistibly rustic vibe. From wall art to furniture, these DIY found-wood projects will add an earthy tone to any home. 

Don't have time to make new decor? Nassau Furniture has plenty of new pieces, including ones made out of reclaimed wood.

Wood World Map
Have the world right in your living room with this wood pallet world map. Using a map template, paint each continent onto a pallet for a worldly piece of wall art. While the process may be time-consuming (and a bit challenging), the results are worth it. Inexpensive and eco-friendly, this gorgeous piece will inspire anyone to see the world.

wood Pallet Bench
Add some rustic charm to your home with a simple but lovely wood pallet bench. This tutorial features easy-to-follow steps and reaps functionality and naturalness. Perfect as an outdoorsy addition to a sunroom or porch, this little bench provides aesthetic appeal and a place for relaxing.

Black Pallet Shelf
Extend the natural look to your walls with this pallet shelf. Store bottles, display pottery, stack toiletries — do whatever you please with this piece. Keep it its natural earthy hue or paint it to complement your living space.

Pallet Bed Headboard
For an exquisite DIY headboard, put your pallet skills to the crafty test. For a cool and eclectic effect, add a little painted artwork and a reading light. The overall effect makes the piece appear more finished and unified.
Pallet Coffee Table
The coffee table: a place to gather around and chat, a convenience to keep your favorite books and magazines handy, and now a DIY conversation piece. This pallet coffee table features little storage cubbies and adds a sleek, neutral tone to your living or family room. Whether in a rustic or modern space, this little table will be the center of attention.
Scrap Wood Vase
Vases are typically made of glass or ceramic, but why not show off your green thumb with a unique wood vase? Cheap, easy and fast to make, this DIY vase is stylish and versatile in the most natural ways. With glue, nails and wood scraps, you can't go wrong when you craft a vase as cool as this one.

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  • by jensonshaw
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    Le Le documentaire Déco pour tous, c'est l'envers du décor de Télévision France 5 offre un aperçu révélateur des réalités cachées de l'industrie de la décoration. Dévoilant les préoccupations environnementales et éthiques autour de la « décoration rapide », il questionne les pratiques d'approvisionnement majoritairement asiatiques. Ce reportage révélateur met les téléspectateurs au défi de réfléchir au véritable coût de leurs choix de décoration intérieure.