Wouldn’t you love to have a unique, charming toddler bed without spending hundreds of dollars at the furniture store? A great option is to craft a one-of-a-kind bed out of recycled wood pallets. If you have a moderate level of skills with a few power tools, then Lori Danelle’s instructions at Home Again Creative will have you constructing your distinctive toddler bed soon after rescuing the used pallets.
Danelle gives easy-to-follow directions that include vivid, detailed photos that show the cuts and bolts up close. The detail that she gives, combined with her casual style of instruction, help to eliminate any potential mistakes.
The website gives advice on everything from how to sand the slats to avoid splinters to helpful tips on how to brace the wood to make the correct cuts. There is even a section of the website about how to select the right pallet to ensure the safety of the materials.
If you want even more ideas for pallet beds, homedit.com will help you take a simple pallet to new heights with the addition of wheels and paint to create even more inspired bed designs. Want to continue to use that crib mattress when your toddler outgrows the bed? Fab Rehab Creations shows how to easily repurpose old table legs to turn it into a stylish kid’s daybed.
Now, get ready to gather your reclaimed pallets and start creating a bed that will not only enhance your décor but also your budget.