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Do you happen to have a bunch of old tyres lying around? And you say you don’t have any use for them anymore? We think that re-purposing is an essential to the DIY person.

First of all, the rubber from a tyre is a material which is durable and getting rid of it will only hurt the environment.

Oh you didn’t know? Used tyres are usually burnt, which if not done with the correct filtering sends toxic fumes into the atmosphere. So, why not do the wise thing and use old tyres to decorate the exterior wall of your home. Turn them into a hanging planter or stockpile/overlap a couple of layers of them to make a colorful planter.

If you are more like an art person, cut and expand one side of the tire, paint some flowers or perhaps another design and use this to make an unusual, and one of a kind planter.

Here are some examples we have found.

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Cute frog planter!

Minion Tire Planter Fun for playground.: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CIxNwKzUYAAsyXB.jpg

Minion planters!

 

Lady bug tire planter!!:

Lady bug tire planter!!

 

Makkie: painted tires for outdoor furniture:

Painted tires for outdoor furniture

 

Tire Wishing Well:

Tire Wishing Well

 

Planter made of used tires.:

Planter made of used tires.

 

Recycling Tires coffee cup.^:

A Cup Planter.

 

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Beautiful and Colorful Planters! Add your artistic touch!

 

tire swing ideas | old-tire-swing | Craft Ideas:

All you need is a big tree and a little creativity.

 

Backyard Seating Ideas:

There’s nothing quite like relaxing in the backyard, so make sure you have a place to relax.

 

used tires recycled to make cute lawn ornament:

Used tires recycled to make cute lawn ornament.

 

What a Zebra! This Zebra was created with an old tire and PVC. After scrubbing the tire clean to use as the main body, we managed to use one last recycled piece of PCV for the neck and head!:

What a Zebra! This Zebra was created with an old tyre and PVC. After scrubbing the tyre clean to use as the main body, we managed to use one last recycled piece of PCV for the neck and head!

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