10 clever ways to recycle an old bathtub

Are you remodeling your bathroom? Planning on replacing your old bathtub? Don't throw your old bathtub away. There are many ways you can upcycle it instead. Turn that gross tub into a beautiful statement piece.
Below is a list of popular DIY ideas to give your bathtub a new purpose in your home. Your old bathtub can be used as a planter, outdoor furniture, indoor furniture, and many more.
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1. Turn it into a planter in your garden
Are you a gardener? This is a great idea if you want to cultivate all your plants in one section. Think of your old bathtub as a huge flower pot. If you are looking for the tub to really stand out, paint it a bright color.
2. Transform it into an outdoor sofa
Who knew you could turn your old bathtub into an outdoor sofa, right? This project is made using a cast iron bathtub and cutting a section out. Add flair by topping off with your favorite throw pillows.
3. Transform it into an indoor sofa
Your old bathtub will have a new use in another room of your home. All you need to do now is grab a good book, a cup of tea, and get cozy!
4. Turn it into a couch
Another recycling idea for your old bathtub is to turn it into a couch. This stylish and unique look is perfect for your home.
5. Upcycle it into a chair
Using your old bathtub, you can transform it into two chairs. All you need is some wood for the chair frames and you are good to go!
6. Transform it into a coffee table and planter
Have you ever heard of a coffee table and a planter in one? We haven't either, until now. This unique idea is perfect for your patio. Simply put your bathtub in your preferred location, add some soil and plants, and a wooden slab for the table top.
7. Turn it into an outdoor pond
Beautify your garden by adding an outdoor pond using your old bathtub. It adds an extra touch of serenity and peacefulness.
8. Turn it into an ice chest
Having an event? Use your old bathtub as an ice chest to keep all your drinks cold. No need to get multiple ice boxes, you now have this giant bathtub of an ice box.
9. Transform it into a bench
Another piece of outdoor furniture you can make from your old bathtub. You just need some wood planks, screws, and tools to create this project.
10. Use it as a drink holder
Utilize your old bathtub as a drink holder for your special events, such as parties, weddings, or large gatherings.
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