Creative DIY Ottoman Ideas

Homemade Ottomans

Ottomans are one of the most versatile pieces of furniture inside a house. They can be used in all places (inside and outside home) and they can fit any style and decoration. There are lots of different types of ottomans, in different sizes, colors, materials and formats, and there are even the ones made with recycled materials.  These last ones are a good opportunity to transform something old you have at home in something beautiful and useful. Have a look on these ideas of ottomans made with recycled objects we selected for you.

Ottomans Made With Tires

Old tires are something easy to find and they are perfect objects to be reused at home. A perfect idea is creating ottomans with them. Clean them well, pass a coat of paint or glue some rope around and finish with a flat pillow on top! Easy and beautiful.

DIY Tire Ottoman

DIY Tire Ottoman

Ottomans Made With Vintage Suitcases

If you are looking for an ottoman that can also be a beautiful decorative piece for your house, this idea is perfect! Use the bottom part of a vintage suitcase with a pillow inside it and four small legs attached on the bottom to create a wonderful vintage ottoman.

DIY Suitcase Ottoman

DIY Suitcase Ottoman

Ottomans Made With Wooden Boxes

Rustic ottomans can be made only using a simple wooden box and a nice flat pillow attached on the top. You can also use some sand paper and paint to make it more modern! Apart of a sitting place you can use the box to store objects as toys, extra blankets or gardening tools.

DIY Wood Box Ottoman

DIY Wood Box Ottoman

Ottomans Made With Metal Cans

Big metal cans that were once used to store paint, oil or other liquids can be used as modern ottomansfor your house and garden. Clean them well, use a coat of paint or glue a nice fabric around it and attach a small flat pillow on the top. Done!

DIY Can Ottoman

DIY Can Ottoman

Ottomans Made With Pallets

If you are looking a big ottoman for your house you can made one by yourself using pallets and a big flat pillow on top. You can use two pallets, one on top of other to make a higher ottoman and also put some wheels under your ottoman to make it easier to move.

DIY Pallet Ottoman

DIY Pallet Ottoman

Ottomans Made With Plastic Crates

Those plastic crates used in markets to store vegetables and fruits can be used as creative ottomans in your house. Something important is choosing a strong crate to not have any accident. After this attach a flat pillow on top and it is ready to be used.

DIY Crate Ottoman

DIY Crate Ottoman

Ottomans Made With Washing Machine Drums

Not so easy to find but still worth it, washing machine drums are perfect objects to be transformed in big ottomans for your house. Use a coat of paint and a beautiful pillow on top of it, and attach three wheels under the drum.

DIY Drum Ottoman

DIY Drum Ottoman