If you keep a car on the road, then you’re routinely going to have old, worn out tires to get rid of.Instead of throwing them out or letting them sit there making your yard look cluttered,why not try one of these creative ways to turn them into something new and exciting?
Rubber is very durable and soft because of its elasticity and it is very easy to work with in terms of crafts and DIY projects.
While the classic tire swing is always an option, there are many more ways to give old tires new life.Whether you’re in the market for a trendy new table, or a functional dog bed your pooch can’t destroy, these can all be made using old tires.
The next time you have your tires changed, ask to keep the old tires and then take a look at the 21 awesome ways we have for you to repurpose those old tires into something beautiful and useful.
Simply spray paint old tires and stack them for a multi-level garden.
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2.Don’t need an ottoman? How about a trendy tire table?
A sturdy table that looks great with any decor. Here is a tutorial on how to make a trendy table.
3. Use rope to build outdoor rubber furniture.
The only limit is your imagination with this furniture made with tires, wood, and rope.
4.These painted tires make a gorgeous sofa.
5.Tires can also be used as garden steps!
A tractor tire makes the perfect frame for a mini backyard pond.
Colourful rope wrapped around an old tire easily turns it into an exotic-looking seat.
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8. A Tube Seat
You can use an old inner tube to create a beautiful and really comfortable tube seat. You simply have to blow up the tube (repair any holes that it may have as well) and then cover it with ribbon or fabric. Little ones will love sitting on these in front of the TV or they make great chairs for teenagers’ rooms. You can do them in as many colors as you want and if you have a couple, you can create a great little seating area for the kids.
9.A colorful sandbox made from a tractor tire.
Your kids will have the coolest sandbox in the neighborhood. Here is how to make a colorful sandbow with a tire.
10. An old tire can also be transformed into a DIY doggy bed.
Your dog(s) will love curling up in this comfortable dog bed. Here is how to make your own dog bed from a recycled tire.
11.A Horse Swing
Your little one will adore a horse swing that you can easily make from an old tire and a few other key supplies. This little project takes much less time than you would imagine and it produces an adorable horse swing, much like those that you see at farming stores but a lot cheaper. You just have to create the pattern, cut out the tire and then add the mane and a rope for hanging.
There are many great tutorials that can be found on the internet or buy your own at Amazon.
12. Use old tires to add a cool tire ladder to a pre-existing swing set.
13. Make rubber birds from old tires.
Again, there are great tutorials that can be found on the internet for DIY rubber tire birds.
14. Create flower petal tire flower pots
15.Create a unique umbrella stand.
16. Make one-of-a-kind seesaws for endless fun
17.Give an unwanted bicycle tire new life by turning it into a unique mirror
18.Turn an old bicycle tire into a beautiful clock!
19. This cute tire rocker is amazing!
Kids will have hours of fun with a tire swing.
21. Make a decorative tire zebra…