45+ Creative Uses Of PVC Pipes In Your Home And Garden

PVC pipe is one of those ordinary construction materials that is cheap to buy, readily available and easy to work with. You can cut it, paint it, drill it and glue it easily. Therefore, it is the perfect material for many DIY projects. With creativity and imagination, you can create functional and useful pieces out of PVC pipes around your home and garden. Here at Architecture & Design, we have come up with a roundup of more than 45 creative uses of PVC pipes in our home and garden. You will be surprised when you see all the fantastic stuffs you can create with PVC pipes. From a smart storage solution for your hair dryer, a modern wine rack, organizers, home decors to kids’ toys and garden planters, we hope that you will enjoy these creative ideas and be inspired to think about your next PVC projects. Let’s check out all these creative ideas!

01. DIY PVC Chicken Feeder


Do you want to raise your own chickens in your backyard so that you will have the organic eggs every day? Then this PVC chicken feeder is an easy DIY to get started. It’s practical, useful,  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 fromLand 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! (Tutorial: HGTV)

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. Simply paint it in your favorite color and use it to 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 lots of strawberries on limited yard spaces. It also works on a patio or deck where can you grow it on a plant pot. The strawberries are grown vertically, keeping them away from harmful insects on the ground, and collecting less dirt. (Tutorial: Urban Green Space)

06. DIY Toddler Chairs Made out of PVC Pipe


These little PVC pipe toddler chairs would come in handy when the little ones want to take a break. They are cute, light-weight, durable, easy to take apart and assemble, and simple to make. All you need is some PVC pipes and a piece of durable fabric. You kids will love their own personalized chairs. (Tutorial:InstructablesQue Linda)

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. You can also make a small version to hang the towels in the bathroom. It’s very useful and functional. (Tutorial: Etsy)

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 away 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 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 very practical, original, inexpensive and beautiful. Although it doesn’t come with the detailed DIY instructions, you can easily see the supplies you will need and build one with basic skills such as assembling, polishing and painting. (Tutorial: Weekdaycarnival)

14. Simple Storage for Less


Cut PVC pipes in pieces that match the height of your drawer to make a nice drawer organizer. Be sure to sand the rough edges to make them smooth. It is great for storing stockings, leggings, socks, scarves and other accessories. (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 soccer players. (Tutorial: Six Sister Stuff)

16. DIY Chalkboard and Wine Rack


With two pieces of fiberboard and PVC pipes in the middle, you can make this awesome chalkboard wine rack. Great project. (Photo credit: Apartment Therapy)

17. The Washi Tape holder


If you like scrapbooking and other crafting activities, you might have all kinds of colorful washi tape. Wondering a good place to store all your washi tape? If you happen to 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 useful! (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. (Tutorial: Instructables, Garden Web)

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


What a creative idea to make a 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. I think it will make a unique piece of decor for your bedroom, study or living room, and a nice gift for friends and family. (Tutorial: Makezine)

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 of it is that you can customize its size and color to fit in 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. When the light is on, this lamp will add a romantic glow to any room. (Tutorial:Makezine)

23. PVC Kids’ Table and Stool


This is a great idea to make extra seating for the kids. (Tutorial: Makezine)

24. PVC Table Lamp


These PVC table lamps look like lanterns and so unique. They will be a wonderful 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 wall hooks that are made from PVC pipe elbows. You can hang bags and hold other accessories. You can also turn them into wall planters. (Tutorial in translated version: Portal de Artesanato)

27. DIY PVC Bath Toys


Your kids will have lots of fun with these creative bath toys that are 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 smart 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 for you. (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. (Tutorial: eHow)

32. PVC Pipe Dresser Overhaul


Upcycling old furniture is very popular nowadays. Have you thought about using PVC pipe to decorate an old dresser? It looks so unique and awesome! (Tutorial:Vintage Revivals)

33. Craft A Festive Holiday Wreath


Create a festive holiday wreath to decorate your door using PVC pipes. 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


Cool off the summer and enjoy endless water fun with this DIY PVC sprinkler water toy. (Tutorial: Instructables)

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 really difficult to make, it just requires a bit more assembly than the others. After putting you PVC pipe puzzle together, you’ll have a sturdy tape dispenser that even has 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, all you have to do it 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 that’s littered with power tools and a whole bunch of other attachments and bits and bobs? You can bring the room to some order by making these clever holders so that you can simply slide your tools back in when you’re done with them.

DIY Instructions and Project Credit: TheGarageJournal

47. Shelves


These specific cylindrical shelves are actually made from cardboard, but it’ll be a lot easier if you simply get one of the largest sized PVC pipe and just have that cut. The shape is just so interesting and could give any room a modern touch.

DIY Instructions and Project Credit: X4Duros

Which one is you favorite? If you’ve got other creative ideas, please share with us!

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