Just about everyone I know is making an attempt to live more simply. To me that means conserving and reusing – everything from my water supply (hence my new fascination with the world of beautiful Sedums which bloom better the more they are ignored) to finding new uses for items that would otherwise go to the landfill.
Check out this ingenious use for old shipping pallets dreamed up by “Far out Flora” (faroutflora.com). You can read complete instructions on her site.
Since my local newspaper offers their old pallets for free, I think I’ll run over and pick up a few. My results will be far less spectacular since I’m more like “bigyawnemily.com”, but hey, it’s worth a try.
If my table doesn’t work out, I can always burn the wood in my fireplace.
But check out these other uses I uncovered. I’m in awe: