Ombre means shadow in French. It also means everybody’s hairstyle, smartphone wallpaper, home decor, and current trend in 2017. So where’s my ombre pallet projects? Well, I could only find a handful. So maybe we need to work on that and give this subtle color-transition style a bit of rustic charm. What do you say? Let’s get building!
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Ombre Pallet Projects
Here’s four ombre themed pallet projects to give you some inspiration. If you’ve got any other favorites, drop a link in the comments below.
Pallet Beach Sign
First up from thehappierhomemaker: A handful of pallet boards, a few paint colors, and a light-duty rope. That’s all you need to make your very own ombre beach sign. This one is simple and perfect for summer.
Ombre Air Plant Display
This is certainly the most striking of today’s projects. Those colors are poppin’! As it turns out, those colors came from a spray tint. Kind of like staining wood, but with vibrant pigments. If you’ve got more figure in your pallet wood, a colored stain or tint will really make a big impact over paint. The air plants look great here too.
Ombre Stained Pallet Sign
Ashley, from biggerthanthethreeofus, made something really special. Staining each plank slightly darker than the last and arranging them like this makes the perfect backdrop for a quote or other artwork. Substituting pallet wood for the new lumber could only serve to make this incredible. I want to see that!
Mason Jar Holder
Some type of mason jar project is on everybody’s to-do list. Right? This one just hopped up to the top. I love the ombre styling of the painted mason jars, but giving them a pallet wood home is icing on the cake. Oooo, ombre icing…
Submit your favorites
Which of these ombre pallet projects is your favorite? Like I said, I couldn’t find very many. Do you know of another project I missed? Do you have any pins that you’d like to see featured in our next 4 Pallet Friday? Let me know in the comments below or on social media with the hashtag: #4PalletFriday.