Bricks are small simple elements that is renowned for its coziness and warmth and is able to create a strong, very desirable feeling of appurtenance in its spatiality. If you are looking for some ways to save money, yet build something from your old bricks, we guarantee that you’ll find something that will help you to use up those old bricks, and spruce up your outdoors at the same time. Today, brick and stone still plays an integral part in building, decorating and landscaping design. And there are so many ways to incorporate brick into your outdoor space to spice it up and make it even more exciting.

Outdoor Fireplace Grill

Gather your relatives and neighbors with a lively BBQ party in your yard. This one will also take a few days, but it will be well worth it in the end. You will need several bricks as well, and a few other supplies so make sure you have everything ready when you begin.

Path Edging

This one is a bit more complex and may take a little time, depending on the size of your garden. You will need to dig down a bit to place the bricks but just imagine how great it will look when you’re finished. This edging idea is gorgeous and won’t cost much at all if you already have a few bricks on hand.

Herbs Spiral


This DIY brick herb spiral is a great project for smaller yards, but you can use it in larger areas as well. The spiral look is fascinating, and it gives you so much more space to plant all of the herbs that you want. If you are not really into growing your own herbs, you can also use this as a flower bed for flowers that don’t need to root too deeply.

Tree Ring


Stack those bricks up around the base of your favorite tree, and you’ve put them to good use and decorated your lawn at the same time. You can then fill in the area between the bricks and the tree with potting soil and add flowers or succulents to really create a great look.

Fire Pit

Put those recycled bricks to good use and create a fire pit where you can relax the night away. This project does not require anything but bricks, and it’s a much easier project than you may think.

Garden Markers

Whether you’re planning an herb garden or need your flower bed spruced up, these garden markers made from bricks are perfect, and they’re really easy. You can use colored Sharpies if you want, to give your herb garden a bit of flair, or stencils or whatever you prefer.


Use those leftover bricks to create a stunning birdbath stand in your yard or garden. Stack the bricks on top of each other, in whatever height or width you want, and make sure that you “glue” them together. This is a great place to add a large bowl for a birdbath.



Those leftover bricks are perfect for creating a lovely informal walkway or path to your door. Or, use them to create a walking path through your flower garden, or anywhere you want to add a bit of rustic décor.


A simple waterfall can be realized through multiple means, bricks are an option, they emphasize through their presence thanks to their texture and they`re inexpensive.

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