We have made some changes to the house since last summer, and wanted some different furniture in the kitchen and front room. Since we had specific ideas and a limited budget, we ended up making it ourselves out of pallets we got from friends. In the kitchen, we made a display for our Youghal pottery:
We also made a few matching bits in the kitchen like a shelf for the cookbooks and this sign:
In the front room, we replaced our TV cabinet with one made out of pallets:
The bottom of the bookshelf can also fold up to be a table/desk, since we often use the computer here (I’m typing on it right now).
Not only have we ended up with just what we wanted for a lot less money, the process of doing it was quite satisfying as well. It’s nice to have a project that has a definite ending.