pallets rock but so do milk crates.... this milk crate furniture via whorange... plastic box+foot=furniture
How To Make Stools From Plastic Crates
The Architectural Possibilities of Plastic Crates and Pallets - Improvised Life
Another idea for those crates. We could put homeschooling records in something like this or even the stuff you need for tutorial.
Weaving ribbons thru plastic crates for organization bins!
A floating corner bookshelf made from milk crates. http://hative.com/diy-ideas-with-milk-crates-or-wooden-crates/
Screw inexpensive plastic crates to wall studs using a fender washer in the upper corner of each crate for extra strength. Crates hold a lot of supplies and keep tippy things from falling over.
Old Plastic Milk crates, zip ties, and pallet wood made a simple desk with storage for me. Diy, reuse, remake, reclaim, salvage, recycle, reduce, waste not want not. Free stuff makes for a quick project
Storage out of plastic crates.
Milk crates Patio Table with storage