20 Awesome DIY PVC Pipe Crafts Anyone Can Make

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You may not think beautiful crafts when you hear the words PVC piping, but by the end of this article, you will! PVC, it turns out, is good for a lot more than just plumbing.

DIY PVC Pipe Crafts

This versatile material can be used to create any number of projects from an outdoor obstacle course for the kids to a vase for your dining room, and I’m going to share a bunch of them with you. So, whether you’re a regular Handy Manny or a novice, check out these 20 Awesome DIY PVC Pipe Crafts- there’s something here for everyone!

DIY PVC Pipe Crafts

1) Baby’s Got…..Toys!!

how to install a PVC pipe baby gym

Keep your baby entertained with his or her’s favorite objects by creating your own Baby Gym like the one here from Mile73.  You get to choose the animals/cars/etc. and you know it’s safe because you built it yourself.

2) Lazy Laptop

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With this clever DIY from Mashable you can build a simple, ergonomic laptop stand that can go on your bed, table, desk, or anywhere else you need it.

3) Mr. Rogers Shoe Holder

How to make PVC pipe shoe organizer

Perfect for the front hall, mudroom, or the bedroom, this shoe rack from Home Stories A to Z is simple to make and keeps everything organized; trust me, you’ll never search under a bed for a missing shoe again!

4) Light Up a Room

upcycled PVC pipe lamps

Have some fun by adding colored LED lights or go traditional; either way, this project from upcycleus.blogspot is sure to enhance any room.

5) April Anytime Showers

upcycled PVC pipe backyard sprinkler park for kids

Great for the kids, or adults, this sprinkler system from eventhorizons is perfect for a hot summer day. And if you’re a bit handy you can tweak the design and do any shape you want.

6) Kid-Sized Seating

If you have little ones and want to give them a chair all their own this DIY from Pink Stripey Socks is easy and you can customize the fabric to match their room; it also makes a great lawn chair for the backyard or front porch.

7) Urban Oasis

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Feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere, even in your own backyard with this ingenious project by Sunset. This is one of my all-time favorites and adds instant value to your home.

8) Modern Magic

Create a unique mirror display friends will inquire about with this project from Happiness is Homemade. I love the intricate starburst design, which you can leave white or spraypaint any color you like, say maybe, a sparkling copper.

9) Pipe Dreams


Update an old TV stand or console with this cool hack from Vintage Revivals. All you need is a steady hand, some paint, and a lot of patience and you’ll have a stunning, one-of-a-kind piece.

10) Brush Up

Things to Make out of PVC Pipes

With this fun craft from Crafting in the Rain everyone will have a spot for their toothbrush; what I like about this is you can hang them on the door inside the medicine cabinet or on the wall for easy access.

11) Everything’s in Order

reclaimed PVC pipe desk organizers

Why waste money on a desk organizer when you can make one for pennies using this DIY from Designs by Studio C. You pick the shapes, colors, and size, so it’s guaranteed to get your desk in tip-top shape.

12) Arts & Crafts

reclaimed PVC pipe paint rack

For those who love to paint, keep your tubes in order and easy to find with this project from ThriftyCraftyGirl. Ah, there’s my magenta!

13) Pitch a Tent

PVC pipe playhouse

Your kids and their friends will love you forever when you build this tent using Duke and Duchesses simple instructions. And, you can use it indoors or out- great for forts on a summer night.

14) Brilliant Book Worm

GREAT idea! Use PVC pipe to make a cute little book storage shelf to hold books for kiddos. Perfect idea for the classroom, too! Made by: Dwelling in Happiness

If you love to read but don’t have space for a bookcase improvise with this DIY from Dwelling in Happiness. You can configure it to any size and works in almost any space, leaving you no excuse not to read!

15) Pencil Me In

how to build a PVC pencil case

No more looking for your pens and pencils with this tutorial from JadeAndFern. Easy to do, make sure it’s okay to use n school before packing it in your kid’s schoolbag; better yet, leave this one for the adults.

16) Bath Toy Bliss

Kids will never want to get out of the tub when you build this toy via The Brooding Hen. You need a little experience with this one to make sure you don’t drill in the wrong spot, but other than that it’s super simple to do.

17) Genius Green Thumb

reclaimed PVC pipe tomato cages

Those with an itch to grow some veggies and fruits of their own can start with these tomato cages by homesteadlifestyle. These are a smart, economical way to put together a home garden in no time.

18) Go for a Dunk

Picture of Backyard Dunk Tank

One of the coolest projects I’ve seen yet using PVC piping, this dunk tank from Instructables is great as the temperatures start to rise. Pull it out for the next block party and I guarantee all the kids, and some adults will be lined up in front of your house.

19) Mix and Match

How to Build a PVC Pipe Sand and Water Table

Boys and girls will play all day long once you put together this sand and water table by Frugal Fun 4 Boys. Not only is this table fun, but it’s also educational, improving motor skills and sensory functions.

20) Camp Out

Those who love the outdoors will find this DIY by Instructables quite handy. Sure, it’s great to get closer to nature, but it’s also pretty cool to watch a scary movie while camping in the woods. With this project, you can do both!

What did you think of these 20 Awesome DIY PVC pipe crafts? I hope you like them enough to try them- and to share them with your family and friends so they can make them too! Tell us what you think, and share any cool projects you might have with us too!

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