Don’t Waste a Pallet!

This was my most recent project. I managed to get hold of an old delivery pallet and decided to use it as a display idea for my Hearts and Home items.

Firstly I sanded it down to get rid of all the rough edges to avoid splinters.

Plain Wooden Pallet - sanded down.
Plain Wooden Pallet – sanded down.

I then gave it a coat of paint in an “antique cream”. Just one coat and no fancy paint, just a cheap matt coloured paint.

Painted Pallet - Matt coloured.
Painted Pallet – Matt coloured.

I then fixed some little hooks (you could use nails) evenly across the panels of wood. It made a perfect display at a village fete that I did at the weekend.

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Pallets have many more uses. They could be used as display shelving, you could even put it in your garden and plant flowers or veg in between the rows.

Let me know what you think, thanks for taking the time to read.

Hayley x

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Last Minute Valentines Ideas!

Need some last minute Valentines Inspiration?

All of these ideas can be made and used in the home.

Love Heart Ice Cube All you need is... via photopin (license)
Love Heart Ice Cube
All you need is… via photopin (license)
Painted and Craved Heart Shaped Stones Hearts via photopin (license)
Painted and Carved Heart Shaped Stones
Hearts via photopin (license)

Metal molds for making heart shaped fried eggs.

Why not try not making heart shaped pancakes too : )

Fried Egg Moulds Heart-shaped eggs via photopin (license)
Fried Egg Moulds
Heart-shaped eggs via photopin (license) 

Ok so you probably couldn’t whip one of these up quickly but how pretty are these wicker hanging hearts?

Wicker Hearts and Roses Romantic white wicker heart and pink rose by @RGrayscreations liked by wickerparadise, visit our wicker furniture selection. via photopin (license)
Wicker Hearts and Roses
Romantic white wicker heart and pink rose by @RGrayscreations liked by wickerparadise, visit our wicker furniture selection. via photopin (license)