How To Upcycle A Wooden Pallet Into A Coat Rack – 7 Ideas

Given how versatile wood pallets are when it comes to DIY projects it’s no wonder there are so many great and useful ways in which you can add them to your home. A particularly nice idea is that of turning a pallet into a coat rack. Such a project can save you quite a bit of money and the best part is that you can personalize the design in a lot of great ways.


One of the simplest ways in which you can repurpose a pallet into a coat rack is if you simply paint it and then attach a few hooks at different heights for coats, bags and hats. You can paint each board a different color and the combinations you can try are pretty much infinite. Give the pallet a rainbow design or simply put together your favorite shades.

Entryway pallet hanger

Combine a pallet coat rack with a shoe storage shelf which you can also craft yourself and you basically have everything you need for the entrance hallway. The pallet can be mounted vertically and you can use simple hooks which can be repositioned depending on the number of coats and accessories you hang there or their size and shape.

Easy diy pallet coat rack project

Mounting a whole pallet on a wall can be a bit too much. So if you want to save some space on your wall while still getting to experiment with pallets, check out the idea offered on Hometalk. It’s a design with a rather small coat rack which also has a top shelf for displaying decorations or storing bags and accessories.

Two shades pallet rack

A lovely pallet coat rack that would look beautiful in a beach home is featured on glitternspice. It uses boards from a pallet that have alternate colors in two shades. One is the wood’s natural color and the other is a shade of turquoise, a popular choice for beach houses in general.

How to make a towel rack from pallets

If you want to emphasize the influence of the location and beach in particular on the interior design, perhaps a suggestive wall decorations such as the one on housebyhoff. This combination also offers another really great idea: use the rack as a towel holder.

How to make a pallet coat rack

For a simple and versatile design, check out nur-noch. The coat rack featured here uses three boards from a reclaimed wooden pallet. The design is intentionally asymmetrical in order to look casual and to stand out despite its simplicity. The gray finish suits the rack really well, especially in combination with the black metal hooks.

Merry Christmas Coat Rack

A project like this can be customized in a lot of different ways, depending on the occasion, the type of décor, the location, etc. for example, on bec4-beyondthepicketfence you can find a pallet coat rack with a festive look, perfect for Christmas. It uses red and green as the main colors and it wishes all the guests a Merry Christmas.