Recycling is becoming increasingly part of modern society, and that is a wonderful thing. The way we handle and preserve the environment around us says a lot about who we are as a person and what lifestyle we want to lead. In this article we present a way to build beautiful furniture for your garden that also advocate for the reuse of materials and ecological awareness.
Wooden pallets are a simple, easy, economical, eco-friendly way and create original furniture in the outer space of your home. The versatility of the material allows you to create very interesting pieces, paint them, decorate them, remodel them or leave the original material. Give your imagination a rope and get the garden furniture you’ve always wanted, taking advantage of a material of incredible format and ease to adapt.
Sofas for the garden
With the use of wooden pallets as a building material for a sofa in your garden, you can create sofas of all styles and intricacies. Small sofas, large sofas, simple or more elaborate sofas as seen in the picture. Taking advantage of the simplicity and characteristics of the material, you just need to apply your talent and imagination to build a unique outdoor furniture. But as the fundamental idea of a sofa is to create a shelter, do not forget to ally with textiles and cushions as this will ensure the comfort of this new piece.
Chairs for the porch
A simple chair, but that can make a difference on the porch of your house or perhaps in the pool. It can be very nice to rest for a couple of hours or sit and watch nature. It is almost rudimentary, but very functional and you can build it yourself. In this project only two wooden pallets were used, one horizontal to serve in seat and one vertical to serve as backup. You can use paint or add pads to make it more comfortable. Choose the one that best suits your porch and create a functional, beautiful, original and economical piece.
A table for the garden
The table is probably the easiest piece of furniture to construct with wooden pallets. In fact, it is not necessary to add large elements to a table to create a table. But if your idea is to create a more complex and complete project, you can add other materials like glass or wheels. You can sand the wood of the pallets, paint them or leave them in their natural color. According to your needs, you can even build drawers to have an additional storage area. Play with the material and its potential.
One way to make your furniture built with wooden pallets are more interesting is to paint them. The color is able to transform the original material and make a lot of difference between something that does not fit and something that connects perfectly with the decoration. In the case of garden furniture, you can play with colors that combine with nature or create a contrast with other decorative elements. Use colors according to the environment you want to create and how much you want to highlight the object. Transforming the environment depends on your creativity.