The pallet projects around here are endless! Our farmhouse bathroom was in need of a bathroom shelf to charge our boys toothbrushes. We built a cheap & fabulous bathroom shelf & pallet hamper to hold all their dirty laundry & hold their toothbrushes at the same time.
Our 2 in 1 bathroom shelf & pallet hamper was simple to build & it was totally FREE to create using pallet wood we already had in our garage.
Now… if only our boys would remember where to put their dirty laundry 🙂
DIY 2 in 1 Pallet Shelf & Bathroom Hamper
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Our DIY 2 in 1 Bathroom Shelf & Pallet Hamper is 17 inches wide by 17 inches deep by 23 1/2 inches high. However, it can be customized to whatever size you want based on what hamper you have at home.
Supplies Needed for a DIY 2 in 1 Bathroom Shelf & Pallet Hamper
- 1 pallet
- Miter Saw
- Orbital Sander
- Wood Glue
- Pin Nailer
- Free Standing Bathroom Hamper (your choice of style)
How to Build a DIY 2 in 1 Bathroom Shelf & Pallet Hamper
1) Take Apart your Pallet
The first thing we did was take apart our pallet. (you can find information on the best way to do this HERE)
2) Cut the Boards to the Size You Need
After our boards were off. We cut them to size with our miter saw.
3) Sand the Pallet Boards
Jason sanded the boards smooth with our orbital sander.
4) Create the Layout of Your Bathroom Shelf & Pallet Hamper
He laid the boards out next to each other to create the two sides, & top of the hamper shelf.
5) Put the Bathroom Shelf & Pallet Hamper Together
Using wood glue & his finish nailer he put the pallet hamper together adding 2 pallet wood boards along the bottom.
6) Secure the Pallet Hamper & Bathroom Shelf
He did add a few diagonal boards & a cross board to the back to make the shelf more secure for the hamper to fit.
The boys toothbrushes are plugged in & charging the shelf works well next to our farmhouse bathroom sink.
Here’s to hoping the boys will remember to charge them!!!
And… they will remember to put away their laundry in their new pallet hamper.
Ha, I am probably setting the bar too high on this wish 🙂
7) Add Your Favorite Bathroom Hamper to the Bathroom Shelf
Lastly, we added our metal & cloth hamper from Home Goods to our Bathroom shelf pallet hamper. It fits perfectly inside.
I love the look of the canvas laundry bag & metal hamper against the gorgeous character of raw pallet wood.
Perfect for our farmhouse boys bathroom!
Our boys bathroom is definitely one of our favorite DIY projects to date!!!(you can read all about how the renovation HERE)
There’s NOTHING like a clean & organized bathroom… especially a bathroom used by 3 growing boys!