You may have a pile of bricks tucked away somewhere in a corner of your home lying forgotten and gathering dust. Instead of just throwing it away, did you know that you can give it a new lease of life by reusing it for something beautiful? Get inspired and repurpose those old bricks in your home.
1. Build a Fire Pit
Everyone loves a good barbecue party and having your own fire pit in the backyard makes it easier to throw those parties. It’s really easy to make, just make sure you have enough to create a fire pit that is big enough for your needs.
2. Painted Brick Books
You can reuse old bricks by turning them into quirky decorations to place in or outside your home. Paint them to look like book covers and arrange them to look like they belong in a bookshelf for a whimsical decoration idea.
3. Brick Bookends
Do you have many books in your shelves and no bookends to keep them nice and neat? We’ve got a solution for you! Take a couple of old bricks and then decide on a pattern to paint them. Simply use these nicely painted bricks as a simple solution to bookends.
4. Brick Planters
Create a neat little garden at home using just bricks as planters for a few plants. You can either drill holes in the bricks or find bricks that already have holes in them to be used as planters. They can even be used as candle holders for a quirky home decor idea.
5. Brick Yard Art
Make your garden or pathway beautiful with some creative art using repurposed old bricks. Spray paint the bricks with some bright colours and let the creative juices flow.
6. Brick Pathway
Build a gorgeous flowing walkway that leads right to your doorstep to make your guests feel welcome with some old bricks. Plan out the design and lay out the base for your pathway to ensure that you can finish this masterpiece easily.
7. Kitchen Backsplash
Update your kitchen by adding a touch of rustic chic with some nice leftover bricks to create a beautiful backsplash. This wonderful look will be the envy of many!
8. Brick Garden Markers
If you have a lovely garden, show it off and make sure no one messes up which type of plants you have with some pretty garden markers. Simply write or paint the name of the plant and place it on the corresponding place to ensure that there will be no mistakes.