Remove cheap cardboard from the back of pre-fab shelving units and add character with pallet wood. Wish I would've known about it for the Home Depot shelving unit. It would have lasted soooo much longer!
This DIY pallet entry bench is famous due creative manufacturing for 2 in 1 purposes. You can also use it as DIY pallet coat rack for handbags, hats and other instant needs. (via Pallet Entryway Bench - Storage Bench 101 Pallets)
DIY Pantry out of pallet wood. This is exactly what I have been looking for to store my appliances. I might have to make it bigger, or make two to store my canned goods too. I would paint mine a green color also and distress it.