There are many interesting and creative ideas to reuse and recycle old car tires for household items, garden decorations, toys for kids playgrounds and even furniture. Your imagination and creativity can guide you to find unique ways to reuse and recycle old car tires and add an artistic touch to your outdoor decor and garden design.
Old car tires work as planters for growing plants, flowers, shrubs, and decorative grasses. A single tire makes a beautiful raised bed for a small garden. Some people grow vegetables and edible herbs in old car tires, but eating these vegetables is not good for the health, as old tires pollute the soil with poisonous heavy metals. Old tires are excellent for garden decorations.
Large sculptures created with used car tires are a fantastic way to add an artistic touch to outdoor living spaces, to reuse and recycle old tires for decorating streets and public places. A few stacked on top of each other tires make a convenient storage space for large garden tools, hockey sticks or skis. Stacked on top of each other old tires can be used as a compost bin also.
Ideas to reuse and recycle old tires
Small parts of a used car tire are an excellent material for creating garden decorations. Frogs, colorful birds, snakes, and butterflies enrich and beautify garden designs. Half tires are handy for creating a path border or a flower bed edge. Carved and painted bright color the tire edges give a unique look to the garden.
Old car tires are a perfect material for building beautiful, creative, and colorful sand pits or toys for kids playgrounds. It is possible to recycle used tires for outdoor furniture and yard decorations.
Hanging tires make creative shelves and original planters for decorating exterior walls, gates, porch posts, and fences. Wall decorations, small shelters for frogs and hanging plant containers are just a few creative ways to reuse and recycle old car tires while saving money on outdoor decor.
Tire swings are fun additions to backyards that kids appreciate and enjoy. Tires make an excellent bike stand for bike storage and provide great material for crafts.
Making garden decorations and furniture for outdoor rooms, decorative vases, home organizers and even shoes are fantastic ideas for recycled crafts. Black color adds versatility to handmade furniture and garden decorations, offering numerous opportunities to reuse and recycle old car tires for outdoor home decor.
A pile of used tires makes a wall which looks attractive with growing plants and flowers. The wall can protect your patio or deck from the wind or decorate an ugly slope with an unusual rock garden. Old tires are perfect for decorating chicken wire fences and concrete walls, creating vertical gardens and unique garden decorations. Old tires are fabulous for beautifying outdoors. You can plant flowers in tires and in between, creating a gorgeous windbreaker that protects your outdoor living spaces.
Outdoor furniture, chairs or ottomans with soft cushions, and coffee tables with a wooden or glass tops, can be made of used tires. Also old car tires are the excellent material for creating unique artworks that can decorate your exterior walls, fences, tree stumps, and living trees. Unusual and colorful accents made with painted car tires can add a personal touch to garden designs and beautify landscaping ideas.
by Ena Russ
last updated: 07.06.2016