Tyres can be recycled into all manner of objects: seats, tables, planters, mirrors… you name it! And so many people are giving it a go, because there’s a real thrill that comes with turning something mundane into something magnificent.
So get your upcycling hat on and take a look at our top finds…
Transform Into A Rope Table
This project shows you how to mask an old tyre with rope, offering a really lovely natural look. The pops of bright yellow on the table legs give it a stylish edge too.
Create A Comfy Seat
Take a look at our tutorial on how to make a patchwork, two tyre seat for your house or garden.
Turn Into A Pretty Planter
Paint a tyre and secure to a wall, and you could have yourself a statement planter for the outside of your home.
Make A Glass Top Table
Lime green paint and a glass top make this upcycling transformation perfect for the garden. Find out how to make it here.
Use Two To Make An Armchair
Secured rope spiral designs sit in the recesses of two tyres to make a comfortable armchair. How cool is that?
Transform A Bike Tyre Into A Mirror
You don't just have to experiment with car tyres – why not use a bike tyre to make a snazzy mirror for your abode?
Make Your Pooch Happy With A Dog Bed
Put a soft pet bed inside a spray painted tyre to create a snug place for your dog. Discover the how-to here.
Create Bright and Colourful Planters
Add vibrancy to your garden with this planting idea – simply spray paint some tyres and stack, before filling with your favourite blooms.
Make Fun Swings For Kids
Be inspired by these fun swings, which would be awesome hung from a tree in the garden.