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Reinventing shipping palettes – hot design trend

Reinventing shipping palettes

How many times have you driven past your grocery store or a warehouse and seen dozens of shipping palettes stacked up by the dumpster as trash? Probably many, but have you ever wondered alternative uses for them? Sure, we’ve all seen the lazy futon done with shipping palettes for years, but as upcycling has gained popularity, recycled materials are highly sought after accessories in homes across America.

Below are ten ways homeowners and designers have reinvented shipping palettes and we encourage you to look closely – one reinvention is a sunken bath tub cover which is barely noticeable and is extremely clever. Check out how you could potentially upcycle in your home with shipping palettes for free!

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Lani is the COO and News Director at The American Genius, has co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH, Austin Digital Jobs, Remote Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.


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