17 Genius Ways To Use Old Cinder Blocks To Transform Your Home And Backyard

Upcycling ideas are my favorite kinds of DIY projects.

Any time I can transform something that has been taking up space in my garage into something new and useful, I am excited to give it a try. I’ve heard about creative ideas like repurposing old picture frames but I never thought that these old building materials could be so perfect for my next DIY project.

Leftover cinder blocks might seem like junk at first glance, but there are seemingly endless possibilities for upcycling them into something new. They can be repurposed to live inside or outside, in the bedroom or on the patio. And they add a great rustic flair to my home that will have all of my guests talking. I will definitely be trying several of these ideas right away!

Scroll through below to see these cool and creative ideas, and let us know your favorites in the comments.

1. Turn Them Into A Beautiful, New Outdoor Staircase

creative uses for cinder blocks stairs

2. Create A Cool Entertainment Center, Complete With Plenty Of Storage

creative uses for cinder blocks tv stand

3. Make Yourself An Outdoor Patio Bench

creative uses for cinder blocks bench

4. Create An Elaborate Backyard Garden

creative uses for cinder blocks garden

5. Use 3 Blocks To Make A Bedside Table

creative uses for cinder blocks night table