From a simple shelf to a complete house, wooden pallets are a fabulous material to upcycle with and what's more they're often free if you hunt around your local area or take a look on sites such as Freecycle. Pallets are a great way to turn a mundane and boring looking object into a useful and very trendy furnishings that can be used in many styles of homes.
Our infographic gives you an insight into the the different types of pallets available, yes there's more than one type of wooden pallet! You also need to be a little choosy and try and use the ones that are free from chemicals, and of course bugs such as termites. With a little imagination, time and effort there's not much you can't turn a pallet into.
With some innovative ideas to get your creative thoughts in over-drive, once you start looking at wooden pallets in a positive light you'll be amazed at their possible uses; you'll find that they can be used in the home as well as the garden to great effect. Perfect for amateurs and DIY beginners, the humble pallet is making a huge impact on the world of interior design as well as those who support upcycling with enthusiasm.