Concrete and cinder blocks are really cheap and can easily be stacked and arranged in various ways. You can find them at the home improvement store for about $1 – $2 a piece depending on the size you’re looking for. Cinder blocks can be turned into furniture, gardens and even wonderful decorations.
Check out these 15 cinder block DIY projects to update your outdoor living space without breaking the bank.
1. Cinder Block Bench
If you’re looking for cool ideas for garden furniture, this cinder block bench is just the thing you need. (Tutorial: Fab Everyday)
2. Concrete Block Stairs
Need of a set of stairs for your back yard? Build some from concrete blocks. (Tutorial: The Figure 5)
3. Small & Cheap Cinder Block Grill
Ideal for the preparation of some quick food. (Tutorial: Little Kitchen That Could)
4. Raised Garden Bed
You can also build raised beds with concrete blocks. It’s cheaper and more durable than using wood. (Via DragonFly Garden)
5. Cinder block Compost Bin
Making something like this is a great solution if you’re producing a lot of waste. (Via CaraCorey)