PVC pipes are one of those ordinary construction materials that are cheap, readily available, and easy to work with. You can cut, paint, drill, and glue it easily. Therefore, it is the perfect material for many DIY projects. With creativity and imagination, you can create functional and practical pieces out of PVC pipes around your home and garden.
Here at A&D, we have created a roundup of more than 45 creative uses of PVC pipes in our homes and gardens. You will be surprised to see all the fantastic stuff you can create with PVC pipes. From a smart storage solution for your hair dryer, a modern wine rack, organizers, and home decor to kids’ toys and garden planters, we hope you will enjoy these creative ideas and be inspired to think about your following PVC projects. Let’s check out all these creative ideas!
01. DIY PVC Chicken Feeder
Do you want to raise your chickens in your backyard to have organic eggs daily? Then this PVC chicken feeder is an easy DIY to get started. It’s practical, functional, easy to make, and inexpensive.
Tutorial: Preparing For SHTF
02. Make Desk Organizing Cups With PVC
These cubby cups are perfect ways to store your office supplies or makeup accessories on your desk and in your bathroom. You can buy them for $24.95 from the land of Nod. But if you don’t want to spend the money or if you want to make a customized one, you can check out the DIY tutorial on how to make these cute organizing cups with PVC.
Tutorial: Designs by Studio C
03. PVC Wine Glass Holder
Do you always store your wine glasses on a shelf in your kitchen cabinets? Here is another option for you. You can create this PVC wine glass holder by cutting a channel in the pipe and hanging it upside down. Great idea!
04. Hair Dryer And Flat Iron Storage Stand
How do you usually store your hair dryer? Is it just lying flat in your drawer or on the counter? The shape of this PVC pipe connector makes it the perfect spot to store your hair dryer and flat iron. It’s so easy to make, and the picture is pretty self-explanatory. Paint it in your favorite color and hold your hair dryer and flat iron.
Photo credit: Pinterest
05. DIY Vertical PVC Strawberry Tower
A PVC strawberry tower is an innovative and fun way to grow many strawberries in limited yard spaces. It also works on a patio or deck where you can grow it on a plant pot. The strawberries are grown vertically, keeping them from harmful insects on the ground and collecting less dirt.
Tutorial: Urban Green Space
06. DIY Toddler Chairs Made From PVC Pipes
These little PVC pipe toddler chairs would be handy when the little ones want a break. They are cute, lightweight, durable, easy to take apart and assemble, and straightforward. All you need is some PVC pipes and a piece of durable fabric. You kids will love their personalized chairs.
07. DIY PVC Pipe Drying Rack
This PVC pipe drying rack is the perfect place to hang and dry the towels at the poolside and to store pool toys. It’s beneficial and functional. You can also make a miniature version to hang the towels in the bathroom.
08. DIY Vase From A PVC Pipe
What a creative idea to decoupage PVC pipes in old photos and make a memorable centerpiece. It costs only $12. Cool?
Tutorial: Mod Podge Rocks
09. PVC Succulent Planters
Learn how to make PVC pots for your succulent plants. They will look great in your garden.
Tutorial: Leigh Laurel Studios
10. PVC Pipe Toothbrush Holders
Hidden inside the cabinet door, these PVC pipe toothbrush holders are a great organizing trick and space-saving tip when you have a small bathroom.
Tutorial: Crafting in the Rain
11. PVC Pipes Hair Tools Organizer
Another organizing trick and space-saving tip are to store your hair tools.
Tutorial: Beauty Riot
12. PVC Pipe Frame
This is an easy, three-step PVC pipe project to make a fantastic frame.
Tutorial: Better Homes and Gardens
13. DIY Coat Rack Using PVC Pipes
I love this kind of project because it is efficient, original, inexpensive, and beautiful. Although it doesn’t come with detailed DIY instructions, you can easily see the supplies and build one with basic skills such as assembling, polishing, and painting.
Tutorial: Weekday Carnival
14. Simple Storage For Less
Cut PVC pipes into pieces that match the height of your drawer to make a lovely drawer organizer. It is excellent for storing stockings, leggings, socks, scarves, and other accessories. Be sure to sand the rough edges to make them smooth.
Tutorial: Better Homes and Gardens
15. DIY PVC Pipe Soccer Goal
This is an easy and cheap way to make a practical soccer goal for your little players.
Tutorial: Six Sister Stuff
16. DIY Chalkboard And Wine Rack
You can make this awesome chalkboard wine rack with two pieces of fiberboard and PVC pipes in the middle. Great project.
Photo credit: Apartment Therapy
17. The Washi Tape holder
Are you wondering about an excellent place to store all your washi tape? If you have scraps of PVC pipes around the house, this is an easy DIY project for you to make a washi tape holder. It is so colorful and helpful! If you like scrapbooking and other crafting activities, you might have all kinds of colorful washi tape.
Tutorial: Sowdering About in Seattle
18. PVC Tomato Cages
Instead of buying the wire tomato cages in the store, you can make your own with PVC pipes.
19. DIY PVC Pipe Fort
Make a fort or playhouse for your little one to enjoy at home.
Tutorial: It’s Great to Be Home
20. PVC Two-Faced Clock
If you and your friend or relative live in different time zones, this little device will help to keep track of the time difference in another time zone. It will make a unique decor piece for your bedroom, study, or living room and a nice gift for friends and family.
21. Turn PVC Pipes Into A Modern Wine Rack
Can you believe that this modern wine rack is made of PVC pipes? The best part is that you can customize its size and color to fit any existing shelf or cabinet.
Tutorial: Martha Stewart
22. PVC Floating Accent Lamp
I can’t believe this unique lamp can be DIY using simple materials like PVC pipes. This lamp will add a romantic glow to any room when the light is on.
23. PVC Kids’ Table And Stool
This is a great idea to make extra seating for the kids.
24. PVC Table Lamp
These PVC table lamps look like lanterns and are so unique. They will be an excellent addition to your home decoration.
Tutorial: Dremel Weekends
25. Fold-Down Greenhouse
Want to protect your plants from frosts and cold weather? You can make this fold-down greenhouse with PVC pipes. It’s lightweight yet sturdy, inexpensive yet practical.
Tutorial: Bonnie Plants
26. Repurpose PVC Pipe Elbows into Colorful Wall Hooks
Add a colorful touch to your wall with these hooks made from PVC pipe elbows. You can hang bags and hold other accessories. You can also turn them into wall planters.
Tutorial: Portal de Artesanato
27. DIY PVC Bath Toys
Your kids will have lots of fun with these creative bath toys made from PVC pipes and suction cups.
Tutorial: Ellis Benus
28. PVC Pipe Shoe Organizer
Need extra space to store your shoes? This cute PVC pipe shoe organizer is an easy DIY and will look fantastic in your hallway.
Tutorial: Home Stories A to Z
29. Craft Paint Storage With PVC Pipe
Here is another clever storage idea with PVC pipes. If you like crafting and wondering how to store your craft paint in an organized way, this will be the perfect solution.
Tutorial: Today’s Creative Blog
30. PVC Pipe Curtain Rods
Curtain rods can be expensive, but you can make some with PVC pipes. Cool!
Tutorial: Hello Newmans
31. PVC Vase And Centerpiece
You can make a modern spring centerpiece using PVC pipe and gold spray paint.
32. PVC Pipe Dresser Overhaul
Upcycling old furniture is trendy nowadays. Have you thought about using PVC pipe to decorate an old dresser? It looks so unique and extraordinary!
Tutorial: Vintage Revivals
33. Craft A Festive Holiday Wreath
Create a festive holiday wreath to decorate your door using PVC pipes. I love the little compartments that give you extra space for ornaments.
Tutorial: Home Depot
34. PVC Garage Tool Organizer
Got some pieces of PVC? Make this garage organizer for all your garden tools.
Tutorial: Newly Woodwards
35. PVC Kids Car Garage
Build a little covered parking out of PVC pipes to store and organize all your kids’ vehicles.
Tutorial: Mom Endeavors
36. DIY PVC Sprinkler Water Toy
This DIY PVC sprinkler water toy will cool off the summer and enjoy endless water fun.
37. Succulent Vertical Garden
38. Corner Desk PVC Pipe Lamp
39. DIY Wooden Crate Storage And Display For Hot Wheels Cars
40. Wall Divider Made From PVC Pipes
41. Tape Dispenser
This is one of the more complicated projects; although it isn’t tricky to make, it requires more assembly than the others. After putting your PVC pipe puzzle together, you’ll have a sturdy tape dispenser with a little holder for your scissors too!
DIY Instructions and Project Credit: LeftBrainCraftBrain
42. Pen Storage
Here’s another great one for your craft room – if you’re an artist or a scrapbooker with dozens and dozens of pens, pencils, and markers, then you’ll love this organizer. And if the white doesn’t appeal to you, you must wrap some pretty paper around each pipe.
DIY Instructions and Project Credit: CreativeCricket
43. DIY Copper Color PVC Pipe Projects To Beautify Your Home
44. Amazing Kids’ Toy To Make With PVC Pipes
45. PVC Pipes Flower Pots
46. Power Tool Holders
Do you or the hubby have a garage/workroom littered with power tools and other attachments and bits and bobs? You can bring the room to some order by making these clever holders slide your devices back in when you’re done with them.
DIY Instructions and Project Credit: TheGarageJournal
47. PVC Pipes Shelves
These cylindrical shelves are made from cardboard, but it’ll be easier to get one of the largest-sized PVC pipes and have that cut. The shape is so interesting and could give any room a modern touch.
DIY Instructions and Project Credit: X4Duros
Which one is your favorite? If you’ve got other creative ideas, please share them with us!
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