Whether you’ve got a handful of bricks or an entire house worth, there are about a million ways to put old bricks to new use. Somehow, we ended up with an entire pallet of extra bricks after we built our first house. Sometimes you might find extra bricks on the side of the road, or from over purchasing from another outdoor projects.

Whatever the reason, now is the perfect time to add a little sprucing to your outdoor areas, so if you’re wondering what to do with that pile of bricks, take a look at these 10 ways to use old bricks and find something beautiful.

    Raised planter boxes are a great way to use old bricks. Especially if you don’t have good planting areas because they are covered with rocks. This is a great solution that allows you to have beautiful flowers without creating a giant flower bed.bricks-1

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    You can paint bricks to look like books! This looks like a super fun projects to do with kids on a rainy day.bricks-2


    Create informal paving with bricks you already have lying around. This would make a great addition at the end of a walkway or gravel path.brick-3

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    Succulents look beautiful planted in the existing holes of bricks. Even just a couple of bricks with succulents would look super cute on an entry table inside.brick-4

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    DIY curbing might be easier than you think. If you have plenty of bricks, check out this tutorial that gives you step by step instructions.dont-use-brick-5

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    A bird bath is a great way to use up old bricks and create something beautiful for the front yard or back landscape.brick-6

Robins Nesting Place

    I would LOVE a fire pit in my backyard. It is one of those projects that has been on my outdoor to do list for years. What a great way to use old bricks!brick-7


    These are darling garden markers made with nothing more than bricks and a little paint. You could even use a Sharpie marker to make it even easier!brick-8

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