Before & After: From Tired Tire To Awesome Ottoman

updated May 5, 2019
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I’ve been on the hunt for a new ottoman for a while now, but like many things in life, the money has been needed elsewhere. I’ve obviously survived, but there might be a new DIY creation in my future! Check out what this old tire looks like now!

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Nikki over at That Was A What? has turned this trusty old tire into her new ottoman. She had been coveting rope covered versions online, but even inexpensive ones were pushing $500 or more. So she made her own with bags of rope and super glue from her local hardware store.

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

A plywood top and bottom were added to round out the look, and when all was said and done, Nikki had exactly the ottoman she wanted. It’s a perfect place to put your feet up at the end of the day. Want to see how it’s made?

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