You know those dirty pallets you see in warehouses made out of scrap wood? Pretty ugly as a pallet, but if you clean them up nicely, they can make great furniture that feels both rustic and industrial. Just be sure to sterilize them really really well so you don't bring bugs into your home - then get creative! Here are some super creative things you can do with them.
This is from pop-up office and it is so soft to the touch... and yes, made from pallet wood!