I like the idea for kitchen counter. (AW) DIY wood plank kitchen table picture step by step ~ would also be really really awesome for kitchen counters! Stained black with high gloss protectant over them.
Pallet Bed for the girls. I like this, especially for a temporary spare bedroom in my craft room" solution. I think I would actually hang the painted pallets vertically in my craft room when no guests are here and use the pallets like a giant Idea board.