Though cinder blocks may seem unsightly, there are actually lots of useful ways you can repurpose them to bring beauty and function to your home. If you have some hanging around your basement or shed, you’re in luck.
Here are 15 of our favorite DIY cinder block ideas.
Stack and scale cinder blocks to create a beautiful outdoor staircase.
How cool is this!?! You can create the ultimate entertainment center with a bunch of cinder blocks.
Some cinder blocks, pieces of wood, and some pillow can come together to make an adorable patio bench.
Create a fantasy garden in your very own home with cinder blocks.
Have you been looking for a bedside table? Grab three cinder blocks and you’re done!
Bed Foundation With Storage
Cinder blocks create a sturdy foundation for your bed while offering under the bed storage.
Grab your friends and some marshmallows and build yourself a cozy fire in this cinder block fire pit.
Colorful Backyard Furniture
You can even paint your cinder blocks to add a pop of color to your backyard with some fancy furniture.
Futon with Cubbie Space
All you need is a cozy cushion and some cinder blocks to create this super cute piece in your home.
Make any awesome book shelf with some plywood and two cinder blocks.
If you’re looking for a little bit more privacy, you can build a wall with cinder blocks. You can even lay some horizontally to add a planter.
You can even use the same method to create a table with planters.
You can arrange cinder blocks in a way that creates a pyramid shaped garden.
Make your backyard party central with this outdoor buffet that couldn’t be simpler to make.
You always have enough seating for your family and friends with these cinder block benches.
Here’s what social networks say about this:
Dave Holmes the first entertainment centre I had in the 70’s were cinder blocks and 2×4’s omg I’m old lol
Elizabeth Jones Love the garden features but I’m Shure they wouldn’t look this good ifcl tried to do them!!!
Robin MacDonald Sorry, but with a few exceptions, these are not aesthetically pleasing or even cute. 👎
Saoirse Maree Irene Clarke good idea for herbs