Here's a collection of 30 fantastic pallet couch ideas and projects for the living room, office, patio, family room or wherever you need some inexpensive, cool-looking seating.
I’m not really sure why pallet projects are popular. I guess it’s because it can be cheap and in many cases the designs are pretty easy to build.
Take the pallet couch, which we feature many ideas and examples below. Most of them are pallets arranged into a bench and positioned against a wall. Slap on some cushions and boom, you have a pallet sofa.
Some of the ideas below are far more complex and result in a real sofa design, which is cool.
Regardless of your skill level with building anything, chances are you can put together a simple pallet sofa for your house. The question is, do you want to? Check out examples below to see if it’s for you.
Deep and low pallet sofa with gray cushion
Modern living room with white-brick fireplace, gray slate floor, area rugs adorned with a gray pallet couch and an old luggage trunk for a coffee table.
Corner pallet sectional with storage and multi-colored cushions
Above is a simple pallet sofa design anyone could build. Just stack them up against the wall and add cushions to it.
Very well made pallet couch with high arms
The above example actually looks like a real sofa. It’s well-built with arms and looks professionally done.
Attractive pallet loveseat with arms and white cushions
You can buy the example above. It’s a nice design on wheels and the white seat cushion with matching pillows make it a nice casual loveseat for a casual interior design.
Massive pallet sectional with a deep seat
The above interior is a great example where pallet furniture works really, really well. Check out the wood beams and floor which match the pallet sofa and coffee table.
Pallet couch with a natural stain, wood arms on wheels
Above is a computer-generated design of a simple pallet sofa on large wheels in a modern apartment.
Rustic corner pallet couch
Rustic loft apartment with white wood floor with corner pallet couch in the corner on wheels. This example has green and white seat cushions which looks great.
The low-down backless pallet sofa (easy-to-build)
It doesn’t get simpler than this – single level pallets in an l-shape painted white on the floor with a pallet coffee table in the center (i.e. the corner).
2 small pallet couches around a table
Above is a small dining area with pallet bench sofas which include backs attached to the wall.
Pallet sofa with built-in side table
Source: Extra Wellness
The above actually looks good and super easy. You only need 4.5 pallets to create that. Add another 2 and it’s longer. So simple, but looks good and is probably kinda comfortable.
Small patio pallet couch with white pillows and green seat cushion
This example filled in the gaps at the ends of the pallets to make it look more solid and less like a pallet.
Awesome L-shaped patio sectional with striped cushions
Source: dmcginty1 at Instructables
Part of building a great pallet sofa is getting quality pallets. If they’re in great shape and of the same color, they result in better furniture. The example above is one where the pallets are in excellent condition so it looks good.
Dark pallet sofa
Here’s another professional-grade pallet couch stained a dark shade. It includes arms and has above-average cushions making it look good.
Stylish dark-stained pallet sofa with attached side-table
The above is one of my favorite designs with the attached pallet side table.
Cool chaise lounge style pallet sofa with pallet ottoman
The above rendering is also one of the coolest pallet furniture living rooms with chaise lounge pallet sofa on wheels with matching coffee table on wheels. It’s a super smart design that anyone can do.
Long backless pallet couch with yellow cushions
Another super easy, but cool looking pallet project – stack’em and put cushions on them against a wall.
White pallet couch on wheels
The example above actually looks like a real sofa because of the cushions inserted in the pallet frame.
Fabulous white-painted pallet sofa in a nautical theme
This is a fabulous example painted white with matching end table and coffee table. I’m not into the nautical theme, but I like the design.
Cool pallet couch in a loft apartment with wood spool coffee table
Here’s an industrial style pallet sofa against a brick wall. The wood spool coffee table is a fantastic touch to the furnishings.
Matching set of sturdy pallet sofas on wheels with matching coffee table
Source: Easy Pallet Ideas
Take a look at those matching beauties on wheels. It’s an entire living room set built from pallet wood. You have to have some mad skills to build that.
Asian-style clean-cut pallet couch
Very low-to-the-floor pallet seating with thick, soft white cushions.
Double-layer pallet couch with matching coffee table
Here’s another example of how high-quality pallets make much better-looking pallet furniture.
3-Tier stadium style seating built from pallets
If you want a home theater, check this stadium seating set up built entirely from pallets. It’s very clever and easily done.
Super long low white pallet sofa with thick black cushion
I also love this white and black pallet sofa. It’s super long and looks sharp in white and black with red pillows. Anyone can build this. You just need to source a thick cushion like that.
Simple pair of low pallet bench-style couches
The above is a very simple low-to-the-ground set of pallet seats with white cushions.
Large L-shaped green corner pallet section that turns into a bed
Source: Project Nursery
I’m not big on the green but I love the design. Again, quality pallets were used to create this l-shape sectional sofa that also functions as a pallet bed.
Solid pallet couch with a distressed look
The above is something different than the other pallet projects on this page. The above uses the pallet wood to create a solid wood frame where you place leather cushions into for the sofa effect.
Fabulous pallet sectional with lights
Source: Easy Pallet Ideas
It’s amazing how much adding lighting to furniture makes it that much cooler. Check out the under-lighting on this pallet couch with legs.
U-shaped pallet sectional with blue cushions
While the above pallets are a little worn, they work well creating a large modular-style u-shape sectional sofa. The blue cushions make it look like a real sofa.